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AABP: Reuters’ article inaccurately portrays antibiotic use decisions by veterinarians

In an article published by news agency Reuters, the ethics and professionalism of food animal veterinarians, their relationship with animal health companies and their use of antibiotics for their clients’ livestock was called into question, according to a press release from the American Association of Bovine Practitioners’ (AABP).


Dairy markets: Down the chimney

After four consecutive corrective sessions that saw nearby Class III contracts recover from fresh lows, the market collapsed under the weight of a bearish Cold Storage report for cheese, a lower spot session, and technical failure at resistance levels that brought the bears out in earnest.


DCHA conference: Connect with the Best

The Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (DCHA) will host its annual conference March 31-April 1, at the Madison Marriott West in Middleton, Wis.


DHM Southeast: Southern Dairy Conference is Jan. 20-21

The 41st Annual Southern Dairy Conference is Jan. 20-21, at the Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Airport/Millennium Center, Atlanta, Ga.

This program is planned and presented to focus on issues and opportunities affecting the Southern U.S. dairy industry.

Program topics and presenters include:

• U.S. Dairy Situation and Outlook, Bob Cropp, University of Wisconsin


Dairy markets: Digesting USDA’s Cold Storage report

The market opened weaker despite a USDA milk production report deemed “bullish” in comparison to market expectations. Overnight prices are down 10¢ to 25¢ on a bearish Cold Storage report for cheese released after the market close yesterday.


Mark & Bob: Naughty or nice?

Is the 2015 milk price forecast naughty or nice? Mark Stephenson, director of Dairy Policy Analysis at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Bob Cropp, dairy economics professor emeritus, share insights into what’s on their list of factors when projecting their dairy forecasts.


Dairy markets: Digesting USDA’s Milk Production report

Class III and cheese futures continued to rally last Friday ahead of November’s USDA Milk Production report, as trader’s positioned themselves ahead of the report and the Christmas holiday. The milk production numbers fell short of expectations, up 3.4% nationally.


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