Considerations for food animal veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic
It’s critical to actively incorporate preventive measures into facility visits to decrease the risk of infection for veterinarians, staff members, and…
AABP calls for pain control during horn removal
Cattle should receive pain control drugs during and after horn or horn bud removal, according to the American Association of Bovine Practitioners.
Antimicrobial sales rise in 2018 but remain down over decade
Data show one-year rises among products for pigs, cattle
CSU creates Sustainable Livestock Systems Collaborative
The Sustainable Livestock Systems Collaborative, the university announced this past December, will allow CSU livestock and animal health experts to…
Backyard chickens 101
A quick guide for small animal veterinarians to provide veterinary care for backyard chickens and urban poultry flocks.
AABP judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials in cattle
The AVMA has endorsed these guidelines developed by the American Association of Bovine Practitioners.
Lead in cows is a risk for people
Cattle raised for milk and meat can consume lead through their environments or feed.
AVMA presents Excellence Awards for 2019
During AVMA Convention 2019 this August in Washington, D.C., a number of individuals received AVMA Excellence Awards for contributions in areas such…
Groups provide new guidance on antimicrobials
The AVMA, Canadian VMA, and Federation of Veterinarians of Europe are calling for continuous monitoring of antimicrobial use and resistance at a…
Gains for animal health in farm bill
Recently passed federal legislation will improve national animal disease detection and response capabilities.
Farm bill delivers victory for veterinary medicine
The nation’s new farm bill creates critical programs to improve animal health and enhance the nation’s ability to prevent and respond to animal…
FDA may change drug uses in 5-year plan
Federal authorities plan to expand limits on who can buy antimicrobials for use in livestock and how long they can be used.
Be essential to thrive in cattle practice
Dr. W. Mark Hilton said veterinarians who have good technical skills may still be replaceable. Those who know their clients' goals may be…
AABP president wants association to be indispensable
Just as veterinarians try to be indispensable to clients, Dr. Glenn Rogers thinks the American Association of Bovine Practitioners should be…
Cattle veterinarians, students honored
The American Association of Bovine Practitioners honored 10 veterinarians and a student chapter for contributions to cattle, the association, cattle…
Grooms named dean of Iowa State veterinary college
Dr. Grooms is an accomplished scientist, teacher and leader who will build on the college's reputation for excellence and the great achievements
Options available to protect against longhorned tick
The invasive longhorned (bush) tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis, has been a growing concern for the veterinary community following the appearance of…
Foot and mouth disease
Foot-and-mouth disease, widely known as FMD, is a severe, highly contagious viral disease and a worldwide concern.
Foundation announces recipients of new research grants
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation recently announced the recipients of new research grants in pharmacology and pain management in dogs.
Conserving habitats, ecosystems everywhere key to saving wildlife
The romantic vision of habitat and ecosystem conservation is rather different from the reality.
Iowa State confers Stange, Switzer awards
Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine honored four veterinarians Oct. 30, 2017.
WHO seeks end to antibiotic use without disease
Global health authorities are discouraging use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals in the absence of disease.
Apley aims to recruit, aid cattle veterinarians
Dr. Mike D. Apley is committed to recruiting students and, as they become veterinarians, retaining them as members of the American Association of…
AABP gives guidance on drug stewardship
American Association of Bovine Practitioners' guidance on drug stewardship recommends that veterinarians be knowledgeable leaders in antimicrobial use…
Bovine veterinarians honored; students supported
The American Association of Bovine Practitioners honored 10 veterinarians for their work to improve the lives of people and cattle.