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Health

Antimicrobials || BQA || Diseases || Toxicities || Value Added Health

 

Antimicrobials

Medicated Feed Additives for Beef Cattle and Calves
Veterinary Feed Directive: What Producers Should Know about Antimicrobial Use in Feed

Veterinary Feed Directive

An understanding of the changes in the use of feed additive medications is important for livestock producers and veterinarians. All feed-grade medications used for disease prevention and therapy will require veterinary oversight and an accompanying veterinary feed directive.

You can find all of these brochures and other FDA Veterinary Feed Directive resources at:

http://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/DevelopmentApprovalProcess/ucm071807.htm

Veterinary Feed Directive Requirements for:

FDA site outlining marketing status and label changes:

http://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/Products/AnimalFoodFeeds/MedicatedFeed/BlueBirdLabels/ucm072534.htm

Beef Cattle Institute VFD Modules

BQA

Beef Cattle Production
FDA-Approved Injectable Beef Cattle Antimicrobials
Proper Cattle Health Product Handling and Administration

Diseases

Anaplasmosis
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)
Bovine Virus Diarrhea
Coccidiosis
Johne's Disease
Pinkeye: Infectious Bovine Keratoconjunctivitis

Anaplasmosis in Kansas

Anaplasmosis Symposium

Download presentations and watch videos from the May 11 symposium focused on Anaplasmosis.

  • Anaplasomosis in Cattle: Facts and Fiction — Dr. Gregg Hanzlicek, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Kansas State University Dr. Mike Apley, Frick Professor, Clinical Sciences, Kansas State University
    PowerPoint Slides
  • Diagnostic Considerations and Strategies — Dr. Gregg Hanzlicek, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Kansas State University
    PowerPoint Slides || Watch Video
  • Keeping Anaplasmosis out of your Cow Herd — Dr. Dave Rethorst, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Kansas State University Dr. KC Olson, Department of Animal Sciences and Industry, Kansas State University
    PowerPoint Slides || Watch Video || KC Olson Video
  • Flies, Ticks, and Anaplasmosis in Kansas — Dr. Ram Raghavan, Diagnostic Medicine and Pathobiology, Kansas State University
    PowerPoint Slides || Watch Video
  •  Can I Vaccinate for Anaplasmosis? — Dr. Gene Luther, AgCenter; Department of Veterinary Science, Louisiana State University
    PowerPoint Slides || Watch Video
  • Treating Individual Cows and Herds for Anaplasmosis — Dr. Mike Apley, Clinical Sciences, Kansas State University
    PowerPoint Slides || Watch Video
  • The VFD and Anaplasmosis Infection — Dr. Mike Murphy,  Food and Drug Administration
    Watch Video

Toxicities

Grazing Management: Toxic Plants
Hairy Vetch Toxicity
Kochia Toxicity
Sweetclover Toxicity

Value Added Health

1999-2000 Stocker Calf Preventive Herd Health Program

Other Beef Health Information

All files in pdf format.