The new Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will change the use of medicated milk replacers. Danielle Mzyk, DVM/PhD candidate at North Carolina State University College
“A movement like ours is the beginning of the end of animal agriculture,” said Miyoko Schinner of Miyokos Vegan Creamery at a conference this summer. Hannah Thompson-Weeman shares what animal ag is up against.
When the FDA issued its final VFD rules back in 2015, they also released a draft guidance for industry offering answers to anticipated questions regarding application of the rules in common and unusual circumstances.
Livestock producers and veterinary leaders in government, industry and private practice wrestle with tough health issues at the U.S. Animal Health Association annual meeting, taking place through Wednesday this week.
New research continues to reinforce the importance of delivering high-quality colostrum to newborn calves to set them up for lifelong success. In his latest issue of Calf Notes, Dr. Jim Quigley discusses a study in Chin
The fundamentals for keeping young dairy calves healthy haven't changed much for decades, according to North Carolina State University professor Geof Smith. But, he said, many dairies still struggle with calf heal