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Monday, January 15, 2018
Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health looks to the future with appointment of David Strachan as head of Avian and Swine
David Strachan has been appointed head of the avian and swine business unit following Boehringer Ingelheim’s acquisition of Merial Animal Health....
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Merial challenges farm vets to walk 141 million steps for charity
Representatives from Merial Animal Health and a group of farm vets will walk a combined 70,500 miles, or 141 million steps, raising money for charity Farm Africa, as part of Merial’s #CALFMATTERS campaign...
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Reduce PRRS, Improve Health With Vaccination Programme Change
NETHERLANDS - A change in vaccination programme has been shown to help improve health and reduce PRRS on farms in the Netherlands....
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
PCV2 Vaccination Beneficial to Piglet Health
NETHERLANDS - Is is almost always beneficial to vaccinate pigs with the CIRCOVAC vaccination, even when only low clinical symptoms are observed, explained a veterinarian working in the Netherlands....
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
CIRCOVAC Found to Protect Piglets Against PCV2d
GLOBAL - The new PCV2d variant of the Porcine Circovirus is an emerging virus that has been associated with vaccine failure....
Friday, December 23, 2016
Combined CIRCOVAC+SPRINTVAC Vaccine Does Not Reduce Efficacy
FRANCE - Combining vaccines often brings convenience but at the cost of efficacy....
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Combined Vaccine Helps Reduce PRRS on French Pig Farms
FRANCE - Porcine Reproductive & Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) is caused by a virus that is present on a large proportion of farms....
Thursday, October 27, 2016
What is the Future of Oral Fluid Testing in Pigs?
GLOBAL - Oral fluid testing is often carried out as it is a welfare friendly, convenient and cost-effective tool for disease monitoring in pigs....
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Pig Respiratory Disease Treatment Safe Against Antibiotic Resistance Development
GLOBAL - Antibiotic resistance is of growing concern to both human and animal health. With this in mind, Merial has determined the minimum inhibitory concentrations of gamithromycin against swine food-borne...
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Free Your Pig Farm of Mange with the ARPEGE Programme
FRANCE - Mange (Sarcoptes Scabiei var. suis) is an important disease impacting pig herd productivity but, thanks to the ARPEGE eradication programme, pig farms can now be mange free....
Thursday, October 06, 2016
What is the Prevalence of PRRS in Brittany?
FRANCE - A recent survey shows 60-70 per cent of farms in Brittany, France, test positive for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRS). ...
Friday, September 30, 2016
A New Way to Treat Swine Respiratory Disease - Part 4
GLOBAL - Actinobacillus Pleuropneumonia (App) is a bacteria which can cause severe respiratory disease in pigs. As one of the most dangerous pig killers, it is important that pig farmers have effective...
Thursday, September 22, 2016
A New Way to Treat Swine Respiratory Disease - Part 3
GLOBAL - A new product is proving to be efficiant in the treatment of swine respiratory disease (SRD)....
Thursday, September 08, 2016
A New Way to Treat Swine Respiratory Disease - Part 2
GLOBAL - Gamithromycin has been shown to have stronger potency against the four major pathogens causing respiratory diseases in pigs....
Thursday, August 25, 2016
A New Way to Treat Swine Respiratory Disease - Part 1
GLOBAL - There is now a new product available to treat respiratory diseases in swine....
Monday, August 01, 2016
Efficient Swine Respiratory Disease Control Requires Fast Action
IRELAND - Merial Animal Health used its presence at the 24th International Pig Veterinary Society Congress (IPVS) in Dublin to highlight the threat of Swine Respiratory Disease (SRD) and its control in...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Agreements Reached to Swap Sanofi’s Animal Health and Boehringer Ingelheim’s Consumer Healthcare Businesses
GLOBAL - Sanofi and Boehringer Ingelheim have announced the signing of contracts to secure the strategic transaction initiated in December 2015 which consists of an exchange of Sanofi’s animal health...
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
CIRCOVAC Prevents PCVD on Your Pig Farm, Reduces Antibiotic Use
GLOBAL - Porcine Circovirus Associated Disease (PCVD) is a devastating disease that causes wasting in piglets and can lead to serious production and economic losses for the farmer....
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Preventing PCVD on Your Pig Farm Whilst Increasing Uniformity
GLOBAL - Porcine Circovirus Associated Disease (PCVD) is a devastating disease that causes wasting in piglets and can lead to serious production and economic losses for the farmer....
Friday, May 20, 2016
Preventing PCVD on Your Pig farm
GLOBAL - Porcine Circovirus Associated Disease (PCVD) is a devastating disease that causes wasting in piglets and can lead to serious production and economic losses for the farmer. ...
Monday, January 11, 2016
Boehringer Ingelheim to Acquire Merial
GLOBAL - On 15 December 2015, Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) announced that it had entered an agreement with Sanofi to swap businesses. The deal will see Boehringer acquire Merial, making the combined company...
Monday, July 28, 2014
Swine Influenza in a Third of Pig Herds in Scotland, Northern Ireland
UK - Aggregated data from surveys in Scotland and Northern Ireland show that more than a third of herds surveyed are positive for swine influenza, according to Merial Animal Health....
Friday, May 30, 2014
Merial Presented Research at Porcine Health Symposium
ITALY - The Merial team presented 17 papers and posters at the European Symposium on Porcine Health Management (ESPHM) in Sorrento earlier this month....
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Circovac® Delivers Clear Economic Gain
UK - An economic gain of around £3.33 per pig can result from vaccinating piglets with Circovac according to research presented by Merial at the European Symposium of Porcine Health Management (ESPHM)...
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Pig Producers Urged to Vaccinate against Swine Influenza
UK - Following an announcement by the AHVLA at the end of 2013 regarding an increase in swine influenza diagnoses in the UK, Merial Animal Health is urging pig farmers to consider vaccination against the...
Monday, October 28, 2013
Oral Fluids Could Provide Valuable Sampling for Swine Influenza
UK - More should be done to encourage diagnosis of swine influenza, according to Merial Animal Health’s Pig Business and Technical Manager, Nick Munce....
Thursday, October 03, 2013
Swine Flu: An Increasing Problem?
UK - Most swine vets agree that Swine Influenza is an increasing problem, according to a survey recently conducted by Merial Animal Health. ...
Friday, June 14, 2013
Circovac Can Protect Piglets Up to 21 Weeks
UK - CIRCOVAC® could provide protection for piglets against PCV2 up to the age of 21 weeks, according to new research revealed recently at the AASV (American Association of Swine Veterinarians) Congress....
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Imaxio Signs Option for License Agreement to Develop Veterinary Vaccines
FRANCE - Imaxio, a biopharmaceutical company specialized in vaccines and genomics, announced that it has signed a license option agreement with a major animal health laboratory, a top ten company globally...
Monday, April 29, 2013
Merial Forum Reports on the Wide Range of Factors Affecting Swine Reproduction
HUNGARY - Improving the performance of swine reproduction requires attention to a wide range of health, genetics, nutrition and management factors, according to speakers at the fifth Merial Swine Forum,...
 
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