Dec. 3, 2011

Bovine Vet Week-in-Review

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Drover Cattle Network

CIDG takes USDA to task on ID

Cattle industry groups give recommendations on how USDA should proceed with ID plans.
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Humans add to AMR, say UK livestock groups

U.K. ag groups want more focus on human use of antibiotics and AMR and an end to new regulations for livestock.
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Parasite Webinar for veterinarians Dec.13

Register now for a Webinar on anthelmintic resistance that will take place Dec. 13 at 10 a.m. Central Time. This Webinar, hosted by Bovine Veterinarian and sponsored by Merck Animal Health, will feature international cattle parasite expert Dr. Louis Gasbarre, and will be moderated by parasite expert Dr. Bert Stromberg.
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Cargill AABP scholarships

Cargill Animal Nutrition recently presented eight $1,000 checks to senior veterinary students at the 2011 American Association of Bovine Practitioners Annual Convention in St. Louis. Receiving the checks were: Amber Hazel, University of Minnesota; Elisha Adkins, Oregon State University; Joshua Boyden, Cornell University; and Scott Hamilton, University of California-Davis. Not present were Chad Groce, Auburn University; Rachael Gately, Texas A&M; Whitney Auth, University of Wisconsin; and Andy Pike, Auburn University.
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Doane Advisory Services

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Drover Cattle Network

Vitamins/minerals critical for the cowherd

Nutritionist Luke Miller offers information on the minerals critical for optimum winter cow health and reproduction
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Biosecurity guidelines available

Though we’re getting into winter and past summer county fair season, there are still plenty of livestock shows where disease transmission can occur.
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Don’t ship Johne's-positive animals interstate

The CFR prohibits moving animals across state lines if they have tested positive for Johne’s disease on a PCR or culture.
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Tools for measuring IgG useful in managing colostrum

Concentration of IgG in colostrum varies according to many factors, including a cow’s disease history, volume of colostrum produced, season of the year, and breed. Research has shown that IgG levels vary widely from one cow to the next and range from less than 20 to over 100 mg/mL. The difference between 20 and 100 mg/mL of IgG in colostrum can mean the difference between failure and success in passive transfer of immunity in calves. Measurement of IgG concentrations in colostrum can be very useful in managing colostrum quality and monitoring colostrum feeding practices.
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