Veterinary Feed Directive (Poultry)

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VFD Central - your source for VFD news, insights and updates

Brought to you by Elanco and Feedstuffs, VFD Central helps producers, veterinarians, and feed manufacturers find the most pertinent information in a one-stop online resource center. VFD Central is frequently updated with relevant information to help facilitate the industry's transition to a VFD approval process.

Issue VFDs electronically FeedLINK™, a web-based tool that makes it quicker and easier for a veterinarian to issue a VFD for use with Pulmotil®, is now available. The eVFD has several features that make completing the VFD process easier:

  • Less paperwork — An electronic copy of any eVFD created in the system is automatically sent to the feed supplier and producer via email
  • Faster fulfillment — Basic information, unique animal sites and feed supplier details for each producer are saved to a veterinarian's profile for quick recall
  • Ensured accuracy — Built-in calculators automatically compute totals for dose and feed volume, ensuring accuracy and label compliance

To start the process, veterinarians can go to to create a password protected account, or call GlobalVetLINK directly at 515-817-5703. Once an account is created, a GlobalVetLINK representative will contact the veterinarian to verify the account information and provide on-the-spot training.

Important Safety Information

The label contains complete use information, including cautions and warnings. Always read, understand, and follow the label and use directions.

  • CAUTION: Federal law restricts medicated feed containing this veterinary feed directive (VFD) drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

  • VFD expiration date must not exceed 45 days from the time of issuance. VFDs shall not be refilled.

  • Avoid inhalation, oral exposure and direct contact with skin or eyes. Keep out of reach of children.

FeedLINK™ is a trademark of GlobalVetLINK, LLC.