Antibiotic Resistance


RuVASA 2017 congress was held at Misty Hills Country Hotel, Gauteng from 31st May to 2ndJune.  The congress serves to provide RuVASA members with quality continuing professional development and promote collaboration between veterinarians, industry and producer organizations. This year a record number of delegates attended the congress to listen to lectures, interact […]

BEWARE Drugs take longer to resolve in sick animals-2017-05-26 See here on Bovine Vet online the article from Jim Dickrell “Animals with unresolving disease are often at risk of residue violations,” says Geoff Smith, a veterinarian with North Carolina State University.

VPN and Addendum for the Export of Beef to China-2017-05-24

DAFF recently sent out a request to all stakeholders to assist them in comment on the VPN and addendum for export of Beef to China. See here the attachments and please assist DAFF in the comments: 002-VPN cattle and sheep 2017-05-18 03版:Veterinary health certificate for export of beef to China […]

Cornell Symposium Examines Antimicrobial Resistance-2017-05-12

The symposium, “Antimicrobial Resistance: Research Synergies in Human and Animal Medicine,” featured presentations by Cornell and other experts from diverse veterinary, medical and biological backgrounds, while also creating opportunities to network and collaborate on this issue.

Raising Animals Without Antibiotics-isn’t it cruel?-2017-04-18

When animals get sick, and many do, just like many kids get sick, they need antibiotics to get better. Most people in agricultural production would also gladly pay for the antimicrobials to help their animals heal from an infection. But over the last few years we’ve seen social paranoia needlessly demonize […]