Animal Ag Bites 10/9

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  • The Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine has released a new video discussing antiparasitic resistance in cattle, sheep, goats, and horses.
  • Alltech has donated $90,000 of its slow-release urea, Optigen, to dairy farms impacted by Hurricane Irma.  Optigen provides a high-quality source of protein to give herds energy during times of environmental or production stress.
  • The American Angus Association has hired three new team members.  JD Rosman and Ali Luety join as communications specialists and Max Steward has accepted a position as video production specialist.
  • The 2017 Advances in Animal Ag report from Animal Agriculture Alliance has just been released.  The report showcases the industry’s commitment to continuous improvement in animal care, responsible antibiotic use, environmental sustainability, and food safety.
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