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Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations

All Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Content

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Facilities

It’s always nice to learn what others have done before investing in new facilities or updating existing facilities for your farm or ranch.

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations, Barns

A vet and a producer examining a calf with the calf's mother in the foreground.

Veterinary Feed Directive Q & A

In June 2015, the FDA finalized the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) rule pertaining to how feed-grade antibiotics can be used for livestock. Since then, there have been several meetings hosted across the state and country for producers, veterinarians and feed mills/ feed distributors discussing the details of these changes and how all parties will need to work together to follow new FDA guidelines for feeding antibiotics to livestock.

Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Animal Welfare, Animal Health, Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations, Swine, Sheep