A new report calls for stricter limits on the use of medically important antibiotics in livestock production.
Dr. Wallace "Bruce" Wren, DVM, passed away May 20, 2020. A 1958 graduate of Kansas State University's school of veterinary medicine, Wren spent 60 years advancing bovine medicine and mentoring many young veterinarians.
Five distinguished cattle veterinarians have been nominated and voting is underway for the 2014 Cattle Production Veterinarian Hall of Fame.
Starting in 2017, livestock producers will need to obtain a written order from their veterinarian before buying certain antibiotics for their animals.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced this week it has worked with Pfizer Inc. to help alleviate a shortage of certain injectable opioids available to treat pain in animals.
Many young veterinarians looking for a first job in their careers shy away from geography as remote as Ashland, Kansas. Drs. Ashley Fischer and Libby Farney had the exact opposite strategy.
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While the need for change and adaptation remain critical, bovine veterinary practice will continue to thrive.