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  • Animal Legal and Historical Web Center

    Description:

    This Website contains over 1,000 full text cases, over 1,000 U.S. statutes, and over 50 topics with comprehensive explanations on some of the more interesting issues of the animal area. There are also a number of legal articles addressing a wide variety of animal topics. The site may be browsed by: State, Topic, Subject, Species, and Country.

  • Biosecurity Guides for Animal Agriculture

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    Biosecurity can be defined as those practices designed to prevent the introduction of a harmful agent into a defined setting. In livestock operations, this means preventing harmful agents such as viruses, bacteria, parasites or toxins from coming in contact with livestock. The American Feed Industry Association’s Guide to Biosecurity Awareness says animals and feed ingredients may become adulterated by the following
    means:

    • Biological (bacteria, toxins, viruses, parasites, etc.).
    • Chemical (classical chemical warfare agents and toxic industrial chemicals such as pesticides — including rodenticides, and heavy metals).
    • Radiological (agents that can be delivered in liquid or solid form).
    • Physical (metals, glass and plastic).

    The guidelines in these biosecurity guides can be used to help protect your livestock from dangerous substances.

  • International Symposium on Beef Cattle Welfare Webinar (July 2014)

    Dates:

    July 17, 2014: 8 am – 5 pm;  July 18, 2014: 8 am – 12 noon

    Location:

    The webinar will be in the Vaupal Room within the Mary Anne McPhail Equine Performance Center, East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    The MSU College of Veterinary Medicine's Food Systems Fellowship Program is broadcasting, via live webinar, the 2014 International Symposium on Beef Cattle Welfare, being held at Iowa State University.  The symposium will be looking at critical issues from all angles of the beef supply chain including: social concerns, production, environment, transportation, processing, marketing, trade regulations and legislation. You are welcome to attend all or parts of the webinar. There is no charge.

  • MVMA Animal Welfare Conference (November 2013)

    Dates:

    November 25, 2013.  8:30am - 4:30pm.

    Location:

    MSU Pavilion, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    MVMA’s 2013 Animal Welfare Conference focus is "Animals and Society: How We Interact." The conference will focus on how veterinarians work together with producers and others for humane treatment of animals at every stage of life.  A variety of issues faced by companion animal, large animal, lab animal and other veterinarians will be examined.

    The conference offers 7 hours of continuing education credits.

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