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Farmers, state agencies keep eye on local flocks

...farms in Alaska," said Alaska State Veterinarian Robert Gerlach. "The active surveillance...Gerlach said. The Office of the State Veterinarian has issued a few quarantines throughout...birds have a suspected illness, call a veterinarian, seek a diagnosis immediately and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-02/local-flocks-risk-flu-from-lower-48
News
Egg-spenses on the rise: Avian flu outbreak in Lower 48 leads to higher costs

...are produced specifically for liquid eggs, lost 10 percent of the entire U.S. industry's flock, said Alaska State Veterinarian Robert Gerlach. The U.S. turkey flock lost 7 to 8 percent and 6 percent of pullet flock, which are the chickens bred...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-02/egg-prices-increase
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Community News and Notes

...High School - Melissa plans to attend the University of Alaska Fairbanks in the pre-vet program with hopes of becoming a veterinarian.Bradyn Holly, Soldotna High School - Bradyn plans to attend Kenai Peninsula College to pursue an associate's degree...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-05-23/community-news-and-notes
Community
Poem: When I Grow Up and Become a Veterinarian

...prescribing a very bitter medication.When I grow up and become a veterinarian,I'll be positively absolutely sure,That there's never...a very painful vaccination.When I grow up and become a veterinarian,I'll be very happy like a kangaroo.Cause my patients...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-04-23/poem-when-i-grow-up-an
Arts & Entertainment
Veterinarians make sure racers are up to par

...small cadre of local veterinarians as part of the pre-race...Tim Bowser, head veterinarian for this year?s Tustumena...length,? he said. Veterinarians will check to make sure...not have access to a veterinarian on a regular basis...relationships with veterinarians due to economic issues...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/012407/news_0124new001.shtml
News
Ninilchik graduates say good-bye

...be attending the University of Alaska Fairbanks next fall in the Pre-Vet program. She said she has been set on being a veterinarian for quite some time.Clark said she was inspired to pursue the career following bought of colic her horse caught. She said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-19/ninilchik-graduates-say-good-bye
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Voices of Alaska: Many contribute to wood bison project

...Army Fort Greely Command & Directorate of Public Works; and the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation State Veterinarian office. And the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service published the special rule under Section 10(j) of the Endangered Species...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-19/voices-of-alaska-many-contribute-
Opinion
Market for locally raised meat grows

...said. The smaller operations on the Kenai Peninsula often take their product to custom exempt meat processors, said State Veterinarian Bob Gerlach. The facilities are not inspected as frequently because the meat is given directly back to the owner of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-21/eating-local-meat
News

...able to tear through plastic, the 11-year-old had not stopped her constant, croupy coughing, the result ? various veterinarians said ? of congestive heart failure that had not responded to pills, capsules and cough syrup.And so, on the Saturday...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-01-17-0
Community
Animals to receive microchips at Kenai animal shelter

...shelter already has a set of scanners, which it has been using for several years to identify animals microchipped by local veterinarians and other shelters. The shelter is currently deciding which company to order microchips from. Chambers said that this...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-29/animals-to-receive-microchips-at-ken
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