to alleviate shortage of large animal vets in Ky.
“This shortage is impacting the farmer and could impact our food source in the future,” Commissioner of Agriculture Dr. Ryan Quarles said. “Without the ability to get the adequate animal care farmers need to keep their herds and flocks healthy, this shortage creates a significant concern for animal welfare. It’s our hope that bringing industry stakeholders together, we can find solutions to the issues at hand and restore the service farmers need.”
Purses at Kentucky’s Thoroughbred racetracks jumped to an all-time high of $134 million in 2021.
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