While California livestock producers likely can claim a victory the issue is far from settled California Gov Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have restricted the amount of antibiotics given to farm animals He called it unnecessary because meat producers have already pledged to take the steps called for in the measure However Brown indicated he would support legislation that devised new and effective ways to reduce the unnecessary antibiotics used for livestock and poultry More needs t
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Book about Antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) and stethoscope.
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The longawaited Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act HR 1528 has been signed into law making it legal for veterinarians to provide complete medical care to their animal patients beyond their clinics and across state lines according to the American Veterinary Medical AssociationThe health and welfare of our nations wildlife food animals and even our companion animals depend on veterinarians being allowed to do their jobs wherever the need arises says Ted Cohn AVMA president On behal
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As Lynn Meyers a Nebraska rancher who faced this scenario says destocking part of the herd is ldquolike losing one of the familyrdquo nbspHow will you decide what to do if yoursquore faced with the tough decisions that drought forces on youHere are some suggestions from onpasturecom for doing that to help you be as successful as you can be in times of droughtStep One nbspLook at your herd and divide the animals into three groups on paperGroup A is made up of your most profi