Daily Archives: May 2, 2019

Custom vaccines can help protect herds against specific environmental hazards.

Custom vaccines can help protect herds against specific environmental hazards.

Troy Smith

Angus Beef Bulletin Extra

Until you’ve tried it a few times, the word “autogenous” might not roll easily off the tongue. It’s not a word that cow folk use much. In medical lingo, it’s a word used to describe something generated or produced from within a body. When talking about an autogenous vaccine, a veterinarian is referring to a vaccine produced from specific pathogens present in a herd, to immunize that same herd against disease caused by those pathogens. In cowboy-speak, it’s a custom vaccine.

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U of Idaho Plans New Meat Science and Innovation Center

U of Idaho Plans New Meat Science and Innovation Center

Greg Henderson

Drovers

The University of Idaho will build a new meat science and innovation center on its Moscow campus. Agri Beef, one of Idaho’s best-known integrated processors, committed $2 million to support the $8 million project.

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JBS knowingly distributed products containing euthanasia drug

JBS knowingly distributed products containing euthanasia drug

Phyllis Entis

Feed Safety News

JBS Souderton Inc. continued to distribute pentobarbital-adulterated products to customers even after receiving formal notification of pentobarbital contamination, according to a warning letter issued on April 23 by the Food and Drug Administration.

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