By Julie Tomascik
Own livestock? Do they occasionally get sick? How you treat them will look differently in 2017. All because of the VFD—Veterinary Feed Directive.
That one acronym will carry a lot of weight.
What exactly does it mean for farmers and ranchers?
The end of over-the-counter sales of medically important antibiotics that are mixed into feed or water. More steps in the process of purchasing medicated feeds. And, in some cases, finding a different feed to suit your needs.
There are many new changes. But the biggest of all? The veterinarian-client-patient-relationship (VCPR).Read More