Cornell Hosts 65th Wildlife Disease Conference

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Animal Health, Company Announcement, Disease, Events, University, Veterinary

Nearly 400 participants from 25 countries, 38 states and nine provinces attended the 65th Annual Wildlife Disease Association Conference, hosted by the Wildlife Health Group and held July 31-Aug. 5 at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM). This year’s conference theme was “Sustainable Wildlife: Health Matters,” with a main focus on addressing the spread of diseases that pass … Read More

Help Support Young Veterinary Careers with BIVI

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Animal Health, Boehringer Ingelheim, Veterinary

For the third consecutive year, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) is offering Future Service Scholarships to support future cattle veterinarians graduating from the Iowa State University (ISU) College of Veterinary Medicine. BIVI formed an alliance with the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association Foundation to offer this unique scholarship to graduating seniors at ISU. The final amount of the scholarship is determined … Read More

The Benefits of Feed-Grade Antimicrobials

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Animal Health, Antibiotics, Cattle, FDA, Veterinary, Zoetis

Feed-grade antimicrobials have been a valuable asset to management programs for decades, but it’s easy to forget why it became an important part of the management program in the first place. The nutrition team at Zoetis offers a few reminders of why they work so well for producers across the country. “Feed-grade antimicrobials have been an important component of producers’ … Read More

ISU Series Prepares Industry for Vet Feed Directive

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Animal Health, Antibiotics, Education, Livestock, Vaccine, Veterinary

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Iowa Farm Bureau, and the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association will offer an educational series about the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD). “The program will include a general overview of the VFD, species break-outs, and discussion panels featuring veterinarians, producers, and feed industry personnel,” Clark said. “The implementation date of January 1, 2017, is approaching and … Read More

ADI Releases Cow and Dog Ovulation Kits

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Animal Health, Cattle, Health, Reproduction, Veterinary

Alpha Diagnostic International, Inc. (ADI) has officially launched the TruStrip Rapid Progesterone Test Kit for the detection of ovulation in dogs and cows. The kit simplifies the screening process for determining the most ideal breeding time for both dogs and cows, and offers results within a matter of minutes. The product builds upon the previous ELISA-based test kit for ovulation … Read More

AVMA Launches Health Studies Database

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Animal Health, AVMA, Company Announcement, Health, Veterinary

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has launched the AVMA Animal Health Studies Database (AAHSD), a free searchable tool designed to connect practicing veterinarians, barn managers, animal owners, and farm staff to veterinary clinical studies that cover a wide range of health concerns. This resource comes as an effort to accelerate the accumulation of evidence that is necessary in order … Read More

FDA Releases FVM Program’s Strategic Plan

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Animal Health, Company Announcement, FDA, Government, Policy, usda, Veterinary

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released the Foods and Veterinary Medicine (FVM) Program’s Strategic Plan for fiscal years 2016-2025. The plan outlines the FVM Program’s goals and objectives for the next 10 years. The FVM program, which encompasses the Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine, the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, and the Center for … Read More