The meeting is will explain the Veterinary Feed Directive for produce using medicated feed in their livestock operation. The key speaker is Dr. W. Mark Hilton, DVM, PAS, DABVP from Elanco. Dr. Hilton will explain the different aspects of the Veterinary Feed Directive.
Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) Regulations goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2017.
Regulations state that any feed additive medication used for livestock that contains an antibiotic considered to be medically important for humans will need to be accompanied by a veterinary feed directive order written by a veterinarian to a producer and feed distributor. The order grants permission to purchase and use a particular feed additive medication in accordance with label directions.
10:00 – 11:30 What is Veterinary Feed Directive and How Will it Affect Me?
11:30 Questions & Answers followed by lunch (sandwich, chips, pop)
5:30 (sandwich, chips, pop)
6:00 – 7:30 What is Veterinary Feed Directive and How Will it Affect Me?
7:30 Questions and Answers
Buckeye Veterinary Hospital of Edgerton, Ohio
Edon Farmers Co-op
Tom Richards, Territory Manager for MWI Animal Health
Superior Farm Supply
Stryker Farmers Exchange, and
OSU Extension Williams County
Reserve a seat for either the morning or evening meeting (not both) by calling 419-636-5608, OSU Extension Williams County office by Nov. 15 due to limited seating and to provide enough food.