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Rules for Antimicrobial Drug Use in Food Animals

On October 1, 2015, United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules changed for the use of certain antimicrobial drugs (antibiotics) commonly used in livestock production. Craig Lewis, DVM, MPH, DACVPM, Veterinary Medical Officer, Office of the Center Director Center for … Continue reading

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Eastern RI 4-H Country Fair includes livestock competitions

Thousands of families enjoyed another great weekend at the Eastern RI 4-H Country Fair at Glen Park in Portsmouth, RI on July 21 and 22, 2012. A dedicated committee of farmers and volunteers has hosted a fun-filled family weekend for … Continue reading

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Starting and managing a small goat dairy

“There is a waiting list for my goat’s milk. That’s a great position to be in,” says Lucy McKain of the Herb Hill Micro-Dairy in Andover, MA. She shared the story of her goat herd, dairy, chickens, certified organic greens … Continue reading

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