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Dairy Newsletter - 26th September 2008

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Friday 26th September 2008
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Welcome to this week's newsletter

* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 4 new features this week:

Emerging Animal Diseases and International Trade
Infectious animal and zoonotic diseases are becoming more and more important in the changing farming and trading systems of the industrialised and developing world, writes TheCattleSite Senior Editor, Chris Harris.
Virtual Vet: Automated Dairy Farming
The automatic monitoring of health and performance in dairy herds has long been an idea assigned to the future, but Peter Løvendahl, a researcher in genetics and biotechnology at Aarhus Universitet, says that the technology has already arrived. The time to implement it is now upon us, writes Adam Anson, TheCattleSite reporter.
Essential Oils as Dietary Supplements for Dairy Cattle
Essential oils are not required by dairy animals, but rather are compounds that have an aroma or “essence”, writes Jim Paulson, an Extension Educator-Dairy for the University of Minnesota Dairy Extension.
Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook
By U.S.D.A, Economic Research Service - This article is an extract from the September 2008: Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook Report.
Claas - Time for new rules
* Global Dairy Cattle Industry News

   General

 » BSE NEWS: Proposal to Raise BSE Test Age
 » BLUETONGUE: Outbreak Spreads South in Sweden

   United States

 » UC Davis Forms Welfare Institute
 » $10,000 Relief Package to Cattlemen
 » AVMA Envisions Potential of a GM Future
 » Farm Bureau Attacks Clean Air Act
 » Changes to California's Bovine TB Status
 » Kentucky: Free Johne's Disease Test Brochures
 » Expansion at DFA Fort Morgan Plant
 » Nominations Sought for US National Milk Board
 » Official Animal Disease Traceability Plan Released
 » Critical Shortage of Veterinarians in the USA
 » House Hears Evidence Against Antibiotic Use
 » U.S. Cattle on Feed Down Three Per Cent
 » Weekly Outlook: Factors Influencing Corn and Soybean Prices
 » US Dairy Products Prices
 » Weekly Roberts Report
DuPont Animal Health Solutions
   United Kingdom

 » Proposal to Raise BSE Testing Age Welcomed
 » Bluetongue Virus Uses Unique Viral Enzymes to Replicate
 » Survey: Mull Triumph Over Virus
 » Bluetongue Vaccines Delivered into the Open Market
 » Working Together to Maximise OCDS Throughputs
 » Cymru's Strong Message to Importers
 » ASDA Sustainable Calf Scheme Generates £2 Million
 » First Milk Turnover £602 Million
 » Welsh Uptake of Bluetongue Vaccine 'Disappointing'
 » Another Push at the UK Veal Market
 » Dairy UK Gives Support to Project Eden
 » Livestock Exodus Revealed by Census Figures

   Lithuania

 » OIE Conference: New Network to Contain Bluetongue
Agco Product Solutions
   Australia

 » Weekly Australian Cattle Summary
 » Coalition Moves Against RTA Dairy Proposals

   New Zealand

 » New Confidence in New Zealand
 » Boost for Massey Research into Campylobacter
 » Most Advanced Milking Robots Gear Up in NZ
 » NZ Dairy Calves - A Source of Giardia Strains

   France

 » SPACE Sees Rationalisation of French Industry

   Viet Nam

 » Vietnamese Dairy Crisis Needs Intervention
Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health
   Canada

 » E Coli Cattle Vaccine Gets Green Light

   Uruguay

 » Cattle Prices Slide in Uruguay After August Peak

   Sweden

 » Outbreak Spreads South in Sweden

   Brazil

 » Drop of Milk: Brazilian Spot Market Price

   Ireland

 » New Programme to Breed Better Beef
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That's all for this week!

Ed.

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