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mikey

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Re: Stockmanship Standards:
« Reply #15 on: March 27, 2008, 06:12:42 AM »
Section: Stockmanship Standards
Major Dietary Components
Major Dietary Components 
Aminoacids 
May be limiting  Unlikely to be limiting 
Lysine  Arginine 
Threonine  Histidine 
Methionine  Phenyalanine 
Tryptophan  Leucine 
Isoleucine  ? 
Valine  ? 
Minerals 
Macro or major  Micro or minor 
Calcium (Ca)  Iron (Fe) 
Phosphorous (P)  Zinc (Zn) 
Sodium (Na)  Manganese (Mn) 
Chlorine (Cl)  Copper (Cu) 
Potassium (K)  Iodine (I) 
Magnesium (Mg)  Selenium (Se) 
Sulphur (S)  Chromium (Cr) 
Vitamins 
Fat soluble  Water soluble 
A  Riboflavin 
D  Niacin 
E  Pantothalamic Acid 
K  B12 
And the sow:  Choline, Biotin, Folic Acid 


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Re: Stockmanship Standards:
« Reply #16 on: March 27, 2008, 06:26:59 AM »
Medicine Control and Storage
Medicine Control and Storage 
Control 
1  The farm veterinarian by law must prescribe all treatment medicines. 
2  All medicine usage must be recorded in the medicine usage book. Records of medicine use must be completed within 72 hours of administration. Observe all withdrawal times before slaughter. 
3  All medicine data sheets should be easily available for consultation and emergency use, e.g. accidental self injection. 
4  The veterinary surgeon is required to check and advise on medicine usage, documentation and storage regularly. 
5  Record storage temperature weekly using a Max./Min thermometer. 
6  Check your medicine store regularly for amounts and expiry dates. 
7  Do not hold more than one months supply on the farm at any time. 
8  Make sure all medicines are locked away, out of the reach of children and secure at all times. 
Store in a Refrigerator (2 - 8°C) 
1  All vaccines 
2  Hormones e.g. oxytocin 
3  Iron 
4  Part-used bottle tops should be cleaned with surgical spirit before returning to fridge. Note some medicines must not be stored after use, consult the data sheet for information. NOTE: Some vaccines may be deactivated by surgical spirits. 
5  Practice good hygiene and cleanliness in the fridge. 
6  No food or drink is to be stored in the fridge. 
Store in a Dark Cupboard (8 - 25°C) 
1  Antibiotics 
2  Sedatives 
3  Stimulants 
4  Vitamins and minerals 
5  Disinfectants 
6  Part-used bottle tops should be cleaned with surgical spirit before returned to the cupboard. 
7  Cupboards to be clean and either locked or the room locked. 
8  Do not leave medicines in your farrowing or other houses. 
Prostaglandins 
1  Store separately in a locked container 
2  Must not be handled by women of child bearing age or by asthmatics 
3  Return all used bottles to the veterinarian 


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