PREPARE NOW FOR VETERINARY FEED DIRECTIVE REGULATIONS

April 5, 2016

By Rick Sibbel, D.V.M.

The veterinary feed directive (VFD) law goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2017. Are your prepared? Continue reading

PRECISE TIMING, USING VACCINES WITH DOI DATA

NOU5468March 22, 2016

By Scott Nordstrom, D.V.M.

Springtime preventive measures before turnout can help increase the health and productivity of your cows and calves. This is the second article of a two-part series that looks at ways to get the best results from disease prevention programs. Continue reading

Stockmanship at the Feedlot

Post2_pen2January 5, 2016

By Justin Welsh, D.V.M.

In the last installment, I wrote about CreatingConnections™ – a program that helps producers better understand cattle behavior and how to use that knowledge to enhance animal health and well-being. Continue reading

VFD Impact: Four Suggestions for Getting Ready

November 17, 2015

By Brian Lubbers, D.V.M., Ph.D., Diplomate ACVCP, director of the Microbial Surveillance Lab at Kansas State University

In the previous post, we looked at some of the major changes that will come with the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD). While the rule won’t be in full effect until Jan. 1, 2017, veterinarians and producers can start planning and preparing now to transition to practices that are aligned with the mandate. Continue reading