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Juneau Chicken Summit 2013 Agenda

...05-9:25 a.m. - Chickens in Alaska 101, presented by Darren Snyder.9:25-10:25 a.m. - Dr. Robert "Bob" Gerlach, Alaska State Veterinarian will talk on flock management, disease and parasite detection and egg handling.10...
Peninsula Dairy plans to continue after infection linked to its milk

...said. No one has died from the infection, he said.The Campylobacter infection is a common problem on farms, said Bob Gerlach, state veterinarian.More than 90 percent of dairy farms in the Lower 48 owned cows that tested positive for the campylobacter...
Chicken Summit offers up advice for raising Juneau hens

...poultry, from the basics to more advanced topics such as those to be presented by state veterinarian Dr. Robert "Bob" Gerlach, who will talk on flock management, disease and parasite detection and egg handling. Wendy Smith will also present...
2nd bacteria outbreak from raw milk reported on peninsula

...the shareholders, Cooper said."If they are owners of the cow, they can drink their milk," state veterinarian Bob Gerlach said. "And there's nothing we can do to prevent them from drinking the milk that is the product of an animal that...
Photo: Mystery illness

...precaution on Thursday after the sudden deaths of two horses in the Kodiak area since Jan. 26. State veterinarian Bob Gerlach issued an order Wednesday restricting transportation of animals to and from Kodiak because of the mysterious illness...
Plans to dump Mat-Su milk worry officials

...dispose of the milk on their properties, but officials are discussing alternatives, according to state veterinarian Bob Gerlach. Some officials fear the milk could contaminate lakes, creeks and rivers, he said. The four dairy farmers who provided...
30 pounds of beef recalled in Alaska in mad cow case

...retailers in the state, Fred Meyer and Carrs/Safeway, said they had received no meat involved in the recall. Dr. Bob Gerlach, the state veterinarian, said the U.S. Department of Agriculture is handling the recall...
Alaska officials dispute magazine's claims about halibut

...environmental epidemiologist Tracey Lynn. "They have some of the lowest levels that are ever recorded." Lynn and Bob Gerlach, who oversees the state's fish-monitoring project, were surprised to see that Health magazine's June edition...
Mad cow's meat in state

...before the meat from the infected cow was cut and processed for human consumption. Alaska state veterinarian, Dr. Bob Gerlach, also could not immediately be reached for comment on Sunday. Gerlach had assured the media on Friday that none of...
State lab testing hundreds of fish for contaminants

...the most basic questions regarding Alaska seafood: Is it safe to eat? So far the answer is yes, said the DEC's Bob Gerlach. But, he added, "everybody's watching, from rural communities to commercial fishermen." The federal Environmental...


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