Antimicrobial sales outpace meat production
Agriculture-related sales of antimicrobials rose by one-sixth in five years, and that included a one-fifth rise in sales of those
FDA bars import of cow reproductive hormone products
Federal regulators warned that three cattle-use reproductive hormone products sold in the U.S. are unapproved, and it is now illegal to import
Seven cattle veterinarians honored as clinicians, mentors, leaders
Seven veterinarians were honored for their work as clinicians, mentors, and leaders in veterinary medicine and cattle
Reminder: ECP not approved for use in animals
The Food and Drug Administration's Center for Veterinary Medicine has received reports that certain pharmacies and veterinarians
FDA wants species-level antimicrobial data
A proposal published in May would require drug companies to provide federal authorities estimated volumes of antimicrobials sold for
Antibiotic use is changing. Talk to your veterinarian.
Talk to a veterinarian about responsible use of antibiotics in animals. Veterinary oversight helps preserve antimicrobial effectiveness in fighting…
Senators doubt FDA can control antimicrobial use
Three senators have expressed doubt federal authorities can or will ensure veterinarians administer antimicrobials to livestock only
Large animal practitioners grapple with fluid shortage
Large animal practitioners are grappling with a shortage of large-volume bags of polyionic fluids, separate from the ongoing shortage
FDA issues oversight rules for medicated feed
The Food and Drug Administration issued the rules on veterinary feed directives, which are similar to prescriptions
1935 - 1945
Information on food-producing animals was a mainstay of JAVMA during this decade.
Antimicrobial use in veterinary practice
Find antimicrobial guidance by species, and resources to help communicate the importance of judicious antimicrobial use to clients and your community.
1985 - 1995
This era saw female veterinarians become AVMA editor-in-chief and AVMA president-elect—and a veterinary student become Miss America
Drought, volatility hurt dairies
The drought in California, now in its fourth year, is hurting dairies already weakened by volatile milk prices.
Bringing more bovine practitioners into the fold
posted November 1, 2006 Reviving the romance of rural practice may be as vital to jump-starting interest in bovine practice as revisiting…
Katrina: stories from the storm
A decade has passed since Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005, breaking levees and flooding much of the area.
AABP president promotes responsiveness, collaboration, online CE
Dr. Richard L. Wallace wants the American Association of Bovine Practitioners to be faster, stronger, smarter—faster at addressing
AVMA survey measures income trends to 2007
Veterinarians' incomes continued to increase from 2005-2007, though few expect incomes to increase as much from