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Ontario Veterinary College's Blog – January 2016 Archive (2)

On-farm research helps develop more effective ketosis treatment

Ongoing research with dairy herds on the Herd Navigator milking system is providing Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) scientists with data on ketosis incidence and will help develop more effective treatment protocols.

Results from an on-farm clinical trial that started mid-June will provide researchers with data to make better treatment decisions for this condition, says Dr. Khaled Gohary, who is looking at patterns and impacts of ketosis to develop strategies for early response to…

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Added by Ontario Veterinary College on January 14, 2016 at 11:14am — No Comments

Farm clients important part of OVC teaching programs

A recent appreciation day for Ontario Veterinary College Ruminant Field Services (OVC RFS) clients emphasized their important support of OVC’s teaching programs. The RFS, which services farm clients surrounding the Guelph area, is an integral teaching tool for student veterinarians, who gain valuable hands-on experience in diagnostics and clinical skills working with clients on-farm.

The client day provides an opportunity to thank clients, as well as provide updates on recent research…

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Added by Ontario Veterinary College on January 5, 2016 at 4:46pm — No Comments

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Niagara poultry pilot uses digital biosecurity software to evaluate risk of infectious disease transmission

A new all-poultry disease pilot and outbreak simulation is putting Ontario biosecurity and disease mitigation measures to the test. Farm Health Guardian and the Feather Board Command Centre (FBCC) have partnered to conduct a disease simulation in the Niagara Region from January – March 2022.

Video of euthanized hens had no connection to COVID-19

On January 13th a video was recorded at an egg farm in Ontario.  It was first posted on TikTok and shared on a number of other platforms.

INDUSTRY’S RESPONSE TO THE EXPERT WORKING GROUP ON FEED SUPPLEMENTATION FINAL REPORT

The Expert Working Group on Feed Supplementation published its report and recommendations.

Expert Working Group on feed supplementation releases its report

The Expert Working Group on feed supplementation released its report today. The group had been convened to investigate questions about the texture of butter and if there was a link with animal feed supplements containing palm by-products.

Bayer brings Corvus herbicide to corn growers in Eastern Canada

The product combines two modes of action and includes a safener

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