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Friday, October 24, 2014
Gonadotropin Improves Oestrus in Late-puberty Replacement Gilts in Thailand
THAILAND - Gonadotropin (Fertipig, CEVA Animal Health) stimulated oestrus in late-puberty gilts in Thailand, according to researchers based in Mahasarakham and Bangkok....
Thursday, October 23, 2014
First Retrofit PRRS Filter for Houses with Decentralised Fresh Air Distribution
GERMANY - Big Dutchman has developed an innovative fresh air filter which significantly reduces the risk of infection from diseases such as Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS)....
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Winners of the 2014 European PRRS Research Award
GERMANY - Boehringer Ingelheim funds three research projects against swine disease PRRS with €75,000 total and three winners have been chosen for this year's awards out of more than 30 high-quality proposals....
Friday, October 10, 2014
New Aspects of the Impact of Fumonisin on Pig Health
GLOBAL - Results from the latest Biomin Mycotoxin Survey 2014 (January – September) confirm that fumonisins are globally most common in corn (maize)....
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Robertson Leads Newly Created Ceva Swine Division
US - Gary Robertson has joined Ceva Animal Health as Director of the newly formed swine business unit. ...
Ceva Santé Animale Reinforces Its Production Capacity
FRANCE - Ceva Santé Animale has invested €18 million in renovating and extending its sterile products plant in Libourne. The new industrial facility was inaugurated on 3 October and will increase injectable...
Friday, October 03, 2014
ACMC Tip: Importance of Colostrum
UK - The importance of colostrum cannot be underestimated. It is almost impossible to rear piglets which have received no colostrum, points out ACMC veterinary consultant, Paul Thompson. ...
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Zoetis Announces Recipients of Honouring Caregivers Award
US - Zoetis is honouring five exemplary pig caregivers - selected from more than 130 nominations - for their contributions to the pork industry with the Honoring Caregivers Award....
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Mycotoxins a Hot Topic at the Upcoming World Nutrition Forum 2014
GERMANY - An expert panel session at Biomin's World Nutrition Forum will set the tone for emerging issues and critical research in the development of novel strategies to manage the worldwide mycotoxin...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Biomin's FUMzyme® Receives EU Positive Vote for Authorisation
EU - FUMzyme® from the well-established Mycofix® product line of Biomin, is slated to become the first-ever purified enzyme authorised by the EU as substances with proven mycotoxin counteracting properties....
Monday, September 22, 2014
New Warehouse Opened by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica
US - Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., last month celebrated the opening of its new global packaging and distribution warehouse in the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor....
Thursday, September 18, 2014
More Convenient Gletvax Six for Protecting Piglets
UK - A larger multi-dose bottle of Gletvax® 6, the vaccine against E. coli and clostridial scours, will now make it more convenient to protect large numbers of piglets....
Friday, September 12, 2014
Genesus Looking for New Director of Health & Biosecurity
CANADA - Genesus is looking for a Director of Health and Biosecurity to lead the Genesus Health and Biosecurity program and be responsible for its implementation and maintenance throughout North America....
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Merck Animal Health Introduces New Vaccine to Protect against Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome
US - Merck Animal Health today announced the introduction of PRIME PAC™ PRRS+, a vaccine for reducing clinical signs of reproductive disease in female breeding-age swine and respiratory disease in pigs...
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Zoetis Study Tour Focuses on Tackling Emerging Infectious Diseases in Pigs
UK - The pig industry needs to be continually aware of the risk of emerging and re-emerging diseases, world-renowned expert Dr Joaquim Segalés told a Zoetis study tour in Spain recently. The study tour...
Friday, September 05, 2014
Ceva Merges R&D Activity
FRANCE - Ceva Santé Animale has appointed Dr Steve Chu to its executive committee with responsibility for all R&D activities....
Thursday, September 04, 2014
Zoetis Granted Conditional Licence for Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea Vaccine
US - Zoetis Inc. has announced that the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has granted a conditional licence for a vaccine to help fight porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) in pigs....
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Boehringer Ingelheim Sees Advantages of Freshly Mixed Vaccine
GERMANY - Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health has decided to remain focused on freshly mixed Porcine Circovirus type 2 (PCV2)/ Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M.hyo) vaccines and not follow the development of...
Monday, September 01, 2014
New Vaccine from BIVI Doubles up Against Salmonella in Pigs
US - Veterinarians and producers now can protect pigs against two of the most virulent types of Salmonella with a single, convenient oral dose administered by the drinking water or oral drench....
New Proposed Maximum Levels of Fumonisins in Maize
GLOBAL - The current report of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (FAO) on contaminants in foods includes a new proposal for maximum levels for fumonisins in maize and maize products, according to Biomin....
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Fostera™ PCV MH Licensed for Industry-leading 23-week Duration of Immunity Against PCV Combination Vaccine
US - The US Department of Agriculture has granted the combination vaccine the extended label claim of at least 23 weeks of protection against PCV2, which is three weeks longer than any other PCV2 vaccine...
Friday, August 15, 2014
Canada Hog Market
CANADA - On 16 July, 2014 South West Vets (the preeminent and largest all swine practice in Ontario) hosted a Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Summit in Stratford, Ontario with some 250+ producers and industry...
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Mérieux Développement Becomes Shareholder of Ceva Santé Animale
FRANCE - Ceva Santé Animale, the global veterinary pharmaceutical company headquartered in Aquitaine, (Libourne -33-) has announced the arrival of a new shareholder, Mérieux Développement, the investment...
Monday, July 28, 2014
Today's Heavier Market Weights Pose Pig Health Challenges
US - Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea virus (PEDv) is having a significant impact on swine operations across the country, and producers and packers are scrambling to identify ways to make up for losses from...
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....
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Ceva Returns to Double-digit Growth During First Half of 2014
FRANCE - Consolidated first semester sales of Ceva Group reached €366.5m at the end of June representing growth of 18.3 per cent versus last year. ...
Friday, July 04, 2014
CEVA's CEO Says 2013 Was Fulfilling Year
FRANCE - Global veterinary health company, Ceva Sante Animale, which completed its fourth LBO deal on 30 June, published its annual report on the same day. The company's CEO describes 2013 as a "fulfilling...
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Timely Tip on Fly Control on Pig Farms
UK - Besides being unpleasant to work with, flies are a known vector of important pig diseases, including PCV2, PRRS, streptococci and E.coli, says ACMC veterinary consultant, Paul Thompson....
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Honouring Pig Caregivers Nominations: Deadline Extended
US - Zoetis has announced that nominations for the Honoring Caregivers award are being accepted until Monday 7 July 2014 — a one-week extension from the previous deadline. ...
Friday, June 20, 2014
Engle Joins Merck's Swine Technical Services Team
US - Merck Animal Health has appointed Dr Mark Engle to the Swine Technical Services team....
 
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