The number of drug residues that occur in meat is very small - 0.003 percent of all cattle slaughtered. However, cull dairy cows are the No. 1 violator when it comes to drug residues. And, it's an issue that the dairy i
Avoidance of violative drug residues remains a dominant concern in food animal production. But the full details regarding labeled indications, dosage, duration of therapy and withdrawal times often are not printed on a
Bayer and Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) this week announced that they have signed an agreement under which, on completion of the transaction, Bayer would acquire BIVI's CYDECTIN bovine and ovine endectocid
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s recent comments about the need for strong federal oversight of food labels are exactly what is needed to address the misleading labeling of imitation dairy products, says NMPF.
In the last 20 years, research has demonstrated how much dry cow nutrition can negatively affect cow health, milk production and reproduction. As a result, dry cow nutrition has evolved from management by neglect to die
One response to emerging buyer interests in food products can actually reduce consumer choice and increase food costs. Our recent research shows that a common result may be that restaurant chains, food-service operators
Every now and then calves are born with a condition called contracted tendons. It results in the calf not being able to straighten out its front pasterns so they can put their hooves flat on the ground.
The three largest dairy cooperatives in the state are moving ahead with a petition to create a federal milk marketing order (FMMO) in California. This week, California Dairies, Inc. (CDI), Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.
Above ground water systems have become a very popular tool to deliver clean water from reliable sources to pastures across South Dakota. Recently, there have been some changes in manufacturing and suppliers that are wor
It's generally been assumed there are not enough veterinarians to serve rural America. But that assumption may no longer be valid.
"The veterinary schools and recruitment efforts have generated a supply of new and rec