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AVMA delegates OK policies on cribbing, microchipping

The AVMA House of Delegates approved a policy condemning the use of hog rings or similar devices to prevent crib biting or windsucking in horses and encouraging research to understand and address the roots of cribbing. The HOD also approved a policy endorsing the implantation of electronic identification tags in companion animals and equids and encouraging veterinary care teams to recommend microchipping to their clients.

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