Month: April 2016

For Producers and Dealers: What you need to know about the Veterinary Feed Directive

On June 3, 2015, the United States Food and Drug Administration issued its final rule amending the veterinary feed directive drugs section of the Animal Drug Availability Act of 1996.  The aim of the amendment is to ensure the judicious use of medically important antimicrobials in food-producing animals.  Approved uses are to treat animals diagnosed …

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What every horse owner should understand about feeding forage to horses.

By Dr. Chris Morrow, DVM As a student of the horse it is evident that the species was evolved on varied grass diets.  They are designed to walk around foraging ready to run away from anything that would eat them.  The health of the individual relies on this forage providing adequate energy, protein, vitamins and …

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