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on October 14, 2016

Preparing for VFD: 4 changes that affect poultry farmers

A Minnesota veterinarian and turkey grower answers common questions about dealing with new veterinary feed directive rules

In less than three months, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s new veterinary feed directive (VFD) standards will be put into place.

Starting January 1, 2017, the use of medically important antibiotics will no longer be allowed for growth promotion and these drugs will now require veterinary oversight (i.e…

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