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Calfhood vaccination to prevent post-weaning BRD

Apr 14, 2015 by Drovers
During last week's Academy of Veterinary Consultants conference, Phil Griebel, DVM, PhD, presented research results suggesting vaccinating newborn calves, using a modified live, intranasal vaccine, can provide protectio
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Meat of the Matter: Getting your goat on

Apr 14, 2015 by Drovers
According to anti-industry activists, there is virtually nothing that's considered ‘acceptable use' when it comes to animals. But now, thanks to Amazon, an exception may have surfaced.
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Trich CONSULT web tool up and running

Apr 13, 2015 by Drovers
Trichomoniasis is a confounding and potentially very costly disease, and while the disease is well understood, determining the best prevention or control strategy for an individual ranch can be complicated.
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North American cattle situation: Mexico

Apr 13, 2015 by Drovers
The Mexican cattle and beef industry is always dynamic and continues to evolve. The industry has faced challenges in recent years with declining cattle inventories while attempting to maintain domestic production and c
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Utilize the K.I.S.S. method

Apr 13, 2015 by John F. Grimes
The acronym used in the title of this article can mean a couple of different things depending on your perspective. Most of us have probably heard the less politically correct version of the K.I.S.S. acronym: "Keep It Si
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FDA releases latest antibiotic sales report

Apr 10, 2015 by Drovers
The FDA on Friday released its latest report on antimicrobial sales for use in food-producing animals, reflecting 2013 sales compared with the previous year and longer-term trends. The report predictably generates criti