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Is the United States Ready for New Rules on Antibiotics?
Antimicrobial use on farms is about to change for animals across the US, writes Rachel Lane....
Tell Me About Starting a Llama or Alpaca Farm
Choosing to keep llamas or alpacas should not come before seeing how others in the industry to it first, say American advisers to people considering the animals in the US....
Changes in Health and Production Practices in the US Sheep Industry
New sheep operations are continually entering the market in the US as is the case with other livestock commodities, newer operations tend to be relatively small....
Breeding Programmes Needed to Eliminate Scrapie
An eradication policy for Classical Scrapie that relies only on the detection and culling of infected flocks and does not include breeding programmes for resistance is unlikely to succeed, according to experts on EFSA’s Panel on Biological Hazards....
Health and Management Practices on US Sheep Operations
Producers sometimes inadvertently bring disease onto their operations by adding new animals to their flock....
Sheep Management Practices in the United States
The US sheep industry is facing new challenges as demand for lamb and wool is at an all-time high. ...

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