Speciality Livestock

FDA Calls For Reduced Antibiotic Use In Livestock

Dec 12, 2013

FDA takes significant steps to address antimicrobial resistance
Agency implementing plan to ensure judicious use of antibiotics in food animals

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today is implementing a plan to help phase out the use of medically important antimicrobials in food animals for food production purposes, such as to enhance growth or improve feed efficiency. The plan would also phase in veterinary oversight of the remaining appropriate therapeutic uses of such drugs.

Cargill Funds Veterinary Scholarships

Apr 17, 2013

Cargill is funding seven college scholarships for veterinary students.
Scholarships in the amount of $2,000 will be awarded to those graduating with their vet degree in 2014.
Winners will have the opportunikty to attend the American Association of Bovine Practitioners Conference.
Applications are due by June 14.
For more information, go to: http://FOUNDATION.AABP.ORG/CARGILL

Horse Talk Live: 5 Star Products

Oct 30, 2012

"Meet the owners of 5 Star Products- a company built on ""good ole country values""- and who make 100% wool felt pads, mohair cinchas and wool blankets specifically designed to fit what is right for horses and mules"

Horse Talk Live: Arnold Reproduction

Oct 26, 2012

The Arnold Reproduction Center is the Midwest premier breeding and embryo transfer facility. Just two miles south of I-20 in Weatherford, Texas, we stand stallions known throughout the cutting world for their athletic performance, bloodlines, and disposition. Each stallion has its own outstanding performance record and talented offspring with great pedigree. At the Center, we stand fewer stallions in order to maintain a higher level of efficiency in our embryo transfer program. All our stallions are EVA and Herda N/N tested negative.

Horse Talk Live: Horse Boy

Oct 26, 2012

Learn about Horse Boy: a story about a family and the healing powers of horses. It has become a movie and now helping to change the lives of people with the help of horses.

USDA Pegs 2012 Corn at 94 Million Acres

Feb 14, 2012

OMAHA (DTN) -- Farmers are expected to plant 94 million acres of corn this coming crop year, according to USDA's baseline estimates released Monday morning. That's near the low end; some private estimates put corn acreage as high as 96 million acres. USDA also maintained that corn would follow trendline yields and hit 164 bushels per acre in 2012.

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