While the cost of establishing a robust FMD vaccine bank — $150 million annually — is “significant,” it pales in comparison to the projected economic consequences to the agriculture industry and to the nation’s food and national security.
Source: USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection ServiceThe USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Veterinary Services is making the Emerging Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Plan available today. The plan outlines a...
Projects are to focus on the development and validation of antibody detection assays for antibodies important for monitoring for emerging diseases, determining freedom from disease, or defining the extent of disease spread.
Study demonstrates the inclusion of 45% fibrous byproduct ingredients in diets fed to finishing pigs decreased ADG, gain to feed, hot carcass weight, loin eye area, back fat thickness, yield and daily lean gain.