St. Paul, Minn. — The American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) adopted a position statement reaffirming its war on porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) — a disease estimated to cost the industry $560 million annually
Fort Collins, Colo.-The National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) just released a new report that says vaccinating swine to prevent disease is a common management practice among U.S. swine producers.
Rockville, Md.-The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Bayer
a hearing to determine the fate of enrofloxacin for use in poultry, the first
time since the 1980s a hearing of this type has been granted.
Washington-If Congress approves it, President George Bush's supplemental appropriations request would call for an additional $35 million for the United States Department of Agriculture to step up preventative measures against foreign animal disease threats.
Minneapolis-MetaFarms.com, Inc., a software provider to livestock producers, signed a business agreement with the Swine Veterinary Center in St. Peter, Minn., a consulting veterinary practice, which enables the Swine Vet Center to consult MetaFarms clients on proper use of its software services.