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Alberta Beef Producers and the Beef Cattle Research Council have developed a two-page summary to give Canadian cattle producers a heads-up about how upcoming Health Canada and provincial government policy changes will impact over-the-counter antimicrobial access. One side summarizes the upcoming changes (as of Dec. 1st you will need a vet prescription to access any medically important antimicrobial). The other side lists the cattle (beef and dairy) antibiotics that will be affected by these changes.  

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As mentioned in the 2017 Secretary-Treasurer’s Report that was presented at the CABV/ACVB Annual General Meeting in Omaha Nebraska, the human and financial resources of our organization are stretched to the limit. Therefore, at the urging of WCABP, a Strategic Planning meeting was organized at the AABP Conference which invited all present and past members of the CABV/ACVB Board to participate. It was a very rewarding exercise that concluded with a clear plan for the future of our organization.

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DIN Position Statement

December 20, 2017

Click here to view CABV/ACVB's Position Statement on "Use of Drugs Without a Drug Identification Number (DIN)"

Omaha, Nebraska, September 14, 2017 – Dr. Joyce Van Donkersgoed of Coaldale, Alberta was named the recipient of the 2017 Metacam® 20 Bovine Welfare Award for her leadership in the Canadian beef industry to improve the welfare of feedlot animals.

The award is presented annually by the Canadian Association of Bovine Veterinarians (CABV) / Association Canadienne des Vétérinaires Bovins (ACVB) in partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd. Dr. Van Donkersgoed was presented with the award at the 50th annual conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners on September 14, 2017 in Omaha, Nebraska.

“We are honoured to announce Dr. Van Donkersgoed as the recipient of the 2017 Metacam® 20 Bovine Welfare Award,” said Dr. Germain Nappert, President of the CABV/ACVB. “Her leadership in the area of animal welfare is exemplary, and her work will help improve the welfare of feedlot animals across the country.”

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