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20 June 2017
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom 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...
11 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Netherlands 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....
10 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Netherlands 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....
04 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global 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....
23 December 2016
Pig Industry News from France Combined CIRCOVAC+SPRINTVAC Vaccine Does Not Reduce Efficacy
FRANCE - Combining vaccines often brings convenience but at the cost of efficacy....
17 November 2016
Pig Industry News from France 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....
27 October 2016
Pig Industry News from Global 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....
20 October 2016
Pig Industry News from Global 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...
13 October 2016
Pig Industry News from France 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....
06 October 2016
Pig Industry News from France 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). ...
30 September 2016
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom 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...
22 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Global 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)....
08 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Global 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....
25 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Global A New Way to Treat Swine Respiratory Disease - Part 1
GLOBAL - There is now a new product available to treat respiratory diseases in swine....
01 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Ireland 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...
29 June 2016
Pig Industry News from Global 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...
22 June 2016
Pig Industry News from Global 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....
16 June 2016
Pig Industry News from Global 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....
20 May 2016
Pig Industry News from Global 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. ...
11 January 2016
Pig Industry News from Global 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...
28 July 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom 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....
30 May 2014
Pig Industry News from Italy 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....
01 May 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom 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)...
03 April 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom 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...
28 October 2013
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom 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....
03 October 2013
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom 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. ...
14 June 2013
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom 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....
12 June 2013
Pig Industry News from France 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...
29 April 2013
Pig Industry News from Hungary 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,...
02 April 2013
Pig Industry News from Korea, South Merial and SVC Conclude Contract for Localization of FMD Vaccine
SOUTH KOREA - Merial Korea (GM Jong-Young Kim), the animal health division of Sanofi Group in Korea, announced the creation of a consortium with SVC, Inc. (Special Vaccine Company, Inc.) for the production...
 
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