Careful needle use prevents spread of livestock disease

In a set of training modules for veterinarians, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service touches on some important considerations for the re-use of needles when treating animals.

In the module, the agency explains the ever-present need for veterinarians and livestock producers to be careful when re-using needles. Used needles carry […]

Monday links

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Food Safety

APHIS issues fall avian flu preparedness, response plan – WATTAgNet The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has issued a report on planning and preparations for highly pathogenic avian […]

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Animal safety

A more effective treatment for a cat killer-cytauxzoonosis – Fully Vetted

A new treatment is bumping up survival rates for cats with cytauxzoonosis from 26 percent to 60 percent.

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