It’s necessary to be educated on the judicial use of antibiotics in food animals, but it’s also important to understand how access at the right time matters.
With VFD less than a month away, global animal healthy company, Alltech says dairy producers may want to take a fresh look at their nutrition program, starting with the dry cow. Instead of replacing antibiotics, Dr. Amanda Gehman said the company’s goal is to set up an animal that is more healthy and might not […]
The next step in preparing for VFD is taking another look at on-farm protocols to minimize the need for antibiotic use.
With VFD just around the corner, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica suggests taking a look at your pigs’ prevention plan. We got the chance to chat with Jeff Worstell, Director of Market Access for the swine division at BI, at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting’s annual convention to find out why a strong health management and […]
This is the second in a four-part series on the Veterinary Feed Directive. To see the others, click here for Part 1, Part 3, and Part 4.
VFD is less than two months away and many livestock producers may still have questions about buying medicated feed. Farm Foundation, NFP and the Animal Health Institute have partnered to develop a point-of-sale tool that rural retailers can use to help their customers better understand the changes that will take effect on Jan. 1. The […]
VFD documentation… where do you start? Hubbard Feeds and their dealers have recently partnered with GlobalVetLINK (GVL) to help producers prepare for the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) changes that will occur January 1, 2017. GVL’s complete VFD system, FeedLINK, provides feed distributors and dealers with a 21 CFR Part 11 compliant online software platform to […]