Across Kentucky – June 22, 2015

An in-depth report on the Ky Ag Department’s decision to restrict bird sales and movement in the state to protect the poultry industry here from the current avian influenza outbreak in other regions of the country. State Veterinarian, Dr. Robert Stout, is featured discussing the current situation and the...

Across Kentucky – June 17, 2015

A special feature report with a Pulaski County veterinarian who was quite skilled in the art and science of caring for animals, but not very well versed as a business person. Reluctant to open his own practice, Dr. Tim VanDerPloeg called on KCARD to offer some advice on the how to open his own business and...

Kentucky restricts sales and movement of birds as proactive response to avian flu outbreak

Frankfort, Ky. – State Veterinarian Robert C. Stout has enacted restrictions on bird sales and movement in Kentucky to protect Kentucky’s poultry industry and bird population from the current avian influenza outbreak. “We are taking these steps out of an abundance of caution,” Dr. Stout said....

Across Kentucky – September 16, 2014

A story on this Thursday’s ground breaking for the new Breathitt Veterinary Center set to take place at Murray State University’s Hopkinsville campus. Dr. Wade Northington with the Breathitt Center has been following this process over many years and is quite pleased that they’ll be turning dirt this...

Across Kentucky – July 25, 2013

Feldhaus visits with Dr. Robert Stout, the state veterinarian for Kentucky, operating under the Ky Ag Department. Stout talks about the role of the office and the day in and day out mission of keeping animals and the animal production sector healthy and...

Former UK VDL bacteriology chief chosen for national award

LEXINGTON, Ky. (October 23, 2012) – Mike Donahue served the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory for 41 years before he fully retired in 2012. After a long and distinguished career, the veterinary medical community recognized his significant contributions to...