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Veterinary Feed Directive - an Overview (video)

As of January 1, 2017, medically important antimicrobials in medicated feed are veterinary feed directive (VFD) drugs, and the resulting VFD feed must be authorized by a licensed veterinarian and distributed and used in compliance with the VFD regulation. Also, animal producers can no longer use these VFD feeds for growth promotion or feed efficiency. This video explains these changes and provides an overview of the requirements in the VFD regulation.

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