Recent contents by John Maday
May 04, 2018 by John Maday
New USDA Policy enables more U.S. research and vaccine development for foot and mouth disease (FMD), but biosecurity precautions and approval processes will take several years, says UDSA Chief Veterinarian Jack Shere.
Apr 26, 2018 by John Maday
We still have much to learn about assessing animals’ mental states, both positive and negative.
Apr 24, 2018 by John Maday
Mycotoxins represent a broad category of toxic agents produced by various naturally occurring fungi, mostly soil borne and environmentally dependent.
Mar 14, 2018 by John Maday
A device about the size of an electronic key fob, paired with a smart phone, will allow livestock producers and consultants to conduct real-time on-farm feed analysis
Mar 01, 2018 by John Maday
Dairy producers have access to a new genetic-selection tool for reducing morbidity and mortality among their Holstein calves.
Nov 16, 2017 by John Maday
An outbreak of a multi-drug resistant Heidelberg strain of Salmonella has affected 54 people in 15 states, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Oct 26, 2017 by John Maday
The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has issued a notice that Canada has updated its ID requirements for breeding cattle entering the country from the United States.