Oct. 29, 2011

Bovine Vet Week-in-Review

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Drover Cattle Network

Antibiotics are only one tool

At the NIAA's Antibiotic Use in Food Animals conference Ron Phillips of the Animal Health Institute said consumers are confused and concerned about antibiotics used on the farm.
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PAMTA on back burner, for now

The Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act, or PAMTA, is still alive but stalled due to lack of attention as Congress focuses on U.S. budget priorities. The legislation, which would eliminate certain uses of antimicrobials in livestock, was introduced to Congress earlier this year.
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MVMA Animal Welfare Conference

The Michigan Veterinary Medical Association will hold an animal welfare conference Nov. 21 at the MSU Pavilion, East Lansing, Mich.
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CORRECTION: UW Calf ventilation workshop on Nov. 16

The Dairyland Initiative at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison, will hold a workshop on designing supplemental positive pressure ventilation systems for calf barns on Nov. 16 in Oshkosh, Wis.
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Drover Cattle Network

Transport effects and shrink

Cattle can get transported three to seven times in their lives, and there is increasing public concern about the transport conditions of livestock.
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Thomson talks on BQA Assessment Tools (Video)

Dan Thomson, DVM, PhD, Beef Cattle Institute, Kansas State University, discusses the Beef Quality Assurance feedyard, stockyard and cow-calf assessment tools and how veterinarians can use them with clients.
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Change our thinking on cull cows

Cull dairy cattle provide the meat industry with beef but the cull cow industry is not without its challenges.
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Consumer attitudes and welfare labeling

Studies by Kansas State University looked at quantifying the impact on meat and poultry purchase decisions based on animal welfare issues reported in the media.
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