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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2010
Anyone can and everyone does deliver key performance indicators (KPI's) to the dairy who is a stakeholder of the dairy either as an employee of the farm or as a business that is supplying materials or working for the dairy.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2010
The regulatory agencies that license and regulate us include the requirement that we maintain a valid veterinary client patient relationship (VCPR).
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2010
Supervision of the drug usage on the dairy is a foundation stone for achieving the VCPR and is referenced frequently in the regulatory documents that we are obligated to comply with. In 1996 the Animal Medical Drug Usage Clarification Act (AMDUCA) became the law that regulates extra-label drug usage (ELDU).
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2010
The request for a written treatment protocol is made frequently and easily by people that don't have to accomplish the task. This request is made with the best intentions and it is necessary that we accomplish this, but it is not quite as simple as it sounds.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2010
In the current economy, one thing that has become abundantly clear is that things are going to change. One of the changes occurring rapidly is the increased interest in allowing the animal (cattle) to harvest the forage growing in the pasture.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2010
Production medicine probably means something different to each of us, which has also been the case with written treatment plans definitions, our standards for accountability of welfare, defining the KPI's to monitor, and our drug protocols.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2010
With the current economy, everyone is becoming increasingly interested in discussing financial numbers with farms. However, the numbers do not tell the whole story. It is important to determine the goals of the farm prior to jumping into evaluating the numbers.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 14, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
Six veterinarians testify about a proposed federal ban on antibiotics used in feed.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 29, 2010
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Rockville, Md. -- The Food and Drug Administration proposes to phase out antibiotic use in food animals unless there is a medical necessity.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 28, 2010
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New farm-animal abuse footage has triggered strong reactions from the public and veterinarians.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 03, 2010
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Washington -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has changed the rules on bovine tuberculosis testing.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 16, 2010
Two studies focus on motivations for entering and leaving rural practice.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 05, 2010
A USDA veterinarian delivers explosive testimony about slaughterhouse practices.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 05, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
States would be given more flexibility.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
A new campaign to redefine livestock housing in Ohio was announced Feb. 1.