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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2011
Veterinarians have been a privilege to use and prescribe FDA approved drugs in an extra label manner and to compound drugs to meet the specific health care needs of the diverse patients.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2011
Estrous synchronization is the manipulation of the reproductive cycle so that cows can be bred in a predefined interval. Typically, estrous synchronization has been used to facilitate artificially insemination (AI) by decreasing labor to detect estrus and to schedule breeding to specific days.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2011
The potential for several economically important infectious diseases of cattle to be vertically transmitted from dam to offspring is of understandable concern to veterinarians and producers alike.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2011
Providing properly balanced and successful dairy rations can be a challenging job. One must track a large number of nutrients and make sure that they present in adequate levels yet not in excess where they can lead to reduced performance or animal health.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2011
Milk fat depression is a common finding of veterinarians and nutritionists on dairy farms, especially during the warmer summer months. Troubleshooting cases of milk fat depression can be challenging as often there are a number of causes that are contributing to the problem.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2011
Left displaced abomasum (LDA) is a common gastrointestinal disorder of lactating dairy cattle. Left displaced abomasum, right displaced abomasum (RDA), and abomasal volvulus (AV) are common abdominal diseases of lactating dairy cows characterized by varying degrees of abomasal distension and displacement.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 08, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
Improving the welfare of farm animals.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2011
College Station, Texas — Researchers at Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences are leading studies on Bovine Respiratory Disease, funded through $14.2 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
National Report — New standards triggered by the record-breaking beef recall in 2008 are taking effect this year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 28, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
National Report -- A new online tool has been made available to stakeholders beef and dairy industries to help quickly disseminate new information about animal care and food safety practices.