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03 December 2018
Pig Industry News from United States North American PRRS Symposium: 25 years of lessons learned
Dr. Mike Roof, executive director of swine R&D with Boehringer Ingelheim, delivered the keynote address to attendees of the North American PRRS Symposium on Sunday in Chicago, addressing 25 years of PRRS...
23 November 2018
Pig Industry News from United States “At The Meeting” goes in-depth on African Swine Fever in new episode
The ongoing discussion about African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreaks in China and Europe has many in the swine industry on edge. ...
11 October 2018
Pig Industry News from United States New “At The Meeting” episodes discuss summer PRRS outbreaks and latest research on PCV3
In two new episodes of the “At The Meeting … Honoring Dr Bob Morrison” podcast, cohosts Dr Tom Wetzell, Dr Gordon Spronk and Dr Montserrat Torremorell visit with researchers about possible factors...
13 September 2018
Pig Industry News from United States New software streamlines custom-vaccine management for livestock veterinarians
Newport Laboratories, Inc., a leader in livestock custom-made vaccines (CMVs), today launches HerdPoint,™ a new solution for veterinarians that streamlines the nonadjacent-herd approval process and ongoing...
12 September 2018
Pig Industry News from United States Newport Laboratories is now part of Boehringer Ingelheim
Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) is excited to announce that Newport Laboratories, Inc. in Worthington, Minnesota, is officially part of Boehringer Ingelheim’s animal health business unit....
29 March 2018
Pig Industry News from China Three leading animal health companies join hands to launch world-class vaccine joint venture targeting foot-and-mouth disease in China
Shaanxi Meili Omni-Honesty Animal Health Co., Ltd., China’s world-class vaccine company targeting foot-and-mouth disease in swine, was launched on March 24th with a groundbreaking ceremony held at the...
12 March 2018
Pig Industry News from United States Announcing 2018 recipients of the Award for Advancing Research in Respiratory Disease
The Awards for Advancing Research in Respiratory Disease give out more than $100,000 each year for research into infectious porcine respiratory diseases. This year, three outstanding proposals were selected...
08 March 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union 2018 European PRRS Research Award open for submissions until July 1st
For the fifth time, Boehringer Ingelheim sponsors the European PRRS Research Award to support applied research for the improved control of the swine disease PRRS (Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome)....
05 March 2018
Pig Industry News from United States Introducing Ingelvac Provenza — the birth of a new generation in swine protection
A new vaccine for pigs offers increased protection against damaging influenza strains that affect more than 70 percent of growing pigs every year. ...
08 January 2018
Pig Industry News from United States NA PRRS Symposium highlights include diagnostics, epidemiology
ANALYSIS - Dr. Jens Kjaer, director of technical marketing with Boehringer Ingelheim, highlights technical topics covered at the Saturday morning session of the North American PRRS Symposium in Chicago...
08 June 2017
Pig Industry News from Global World Pork Expo: Infection/Prevention Chain Helps Control PRRS
ANALYSIS - The Infection/Prevention Chain™ concept relies on a simple disease management equation: to control disease producers need to minimize disease exposure and maximize immunity....
31 May 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union VIDEO: After 25 years of PRRS research, what are still the main knowledge gaps?
Submit your PRRS research proposal by 1st July to access one of three €25.000 grant opportunities. Click on the banner below to find out more. ...
Pig Industry News from European Union VIDEO: What is the impact of the European PRRS research awards?
Submit your PRRS research proposal by 1st July to access one of three €25.000 grant opportunities. Click on the banner below to find out more. ...
Pig Industry News from European Union VIDEO: What is the value of the PRRS Research awards? by Nicolas Rose
Submit your PRRS research proposal by 1st July to access one of three €25.000 grant opportunities. Click on the banner below to find out more. ...
Pig Industry News from European Union VIDEO: What is the value of the PRRS Research Awards? by Dr. Andrea Ladinig
Submit your PRRS research proposal by 1st July to access one of three €25.000 grant opportunities. Click on the banner below to find out more. ...
Pig Industry News from European Union Comprehensive Online Management Biosecurity Assessment Tool
Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health has expanded its suite of innovative biosecurity resources to help swine farms control the introduction and spread of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS)....
18 April 2017
Pig Industry News from United States What Can Big Data Do for the Swine Industry?
ANALYSIS - Big data is a hot topic in agriculture, and it's no stranger to the swine industry. Researchers are identifying how to apply big data and modeling to improve swine health in North America. ...
04 April 2017
Pig Industry News from United States Growing Pig Population Is Reservoir for PRRSv
ANALYSIS - The growing pig population can be a reservoir for Porcine Respiratory and Reproductive Syndrome virus (PRRSv), and it's costing producers plenty, writes Sarah Mikesell for ThePigSite. ...
03 April 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Boehringer Ingelheim Presents a New Tool to Assess and Monitor Biosecurity and Management Risks in Pig Farms
GLOBAL - When implementing a disease control plan is it essential to follow a systematic approach....
21 March 2017
Pig Industry News from United States Breeding Herd Reinfection of PRRS Challenges North America
ANALYSIS - Thirty years into Porcine Respiratory and Reproductive Syndrome (PRRS) in North America, the industry is confident it can get PRRSv out of herds predictably, but the challenge continues to be...
06 March 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Has been Supporting Independent Research on PCV2 for One Decade
GLOBAL - For the tenth time, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health has funded independent European research projects related to Porcine Circovirus Type 2 (PCV2) infection and associated diseases. Over the...
28 February 2017
Pig Industry News from United States Dr. Bob Thompson Named the 2017 Allen D. Leman Science in Practice Award Recipient
US - Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) is proud to be the new sponsor of the Allen D. Leman Science in Practice award. ...
13 February 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union 2017 European PRRS Research Award: Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Calls for Submissions until July 1st
EU - For the fourth time, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health sponsors the European PRRS Research Award to support applied research for improved control of the swine disease PRRS (Porcine Reproductive and...
30 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Economics of PRRS in Growing Pigs Is Severe for Producers
ANALYSIS - At the North American PRRS Symposium, a key focus was how to control PRRS in growing pigs because the economic impact is exceptionally high for this population of pigs. ...
26 January 2017
Pig Industry News from United States New Biosecurity Research Shared at North American PRRS Symposium
ANALYSIS - Biosecurity was a hot topic at the North American PRRS Symposium held recently in Chicago, and several studies were presented examining disease prevention and new approaches to measure biosecurity...
14 December 2016
Pig Industry News from Czech Republic Czech Points: Prague Hosts European PRRSspective
CZECH REPUBLIC - The place: Prague, capital city of the Czech Republic. The occasion: the 2nd Boehringer Ingelheim European PRRSspective, attended by veterinary practitioners and researchers from across...
26 October 2016
Pig Industry News from Germany Most Successful Animal Health Vaccine of All Time Reaches Milestone of Two Billion Pigs Being Protected
GERMANY - Worldwide over two billion pigs have been protected against Porcine Circovirus Disease using Ingelvac CircoFLEX®; the vaccine contributes to sustainable production and supply of healthy, nutritious...
21 October 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union Three Projects Win 2016 European PRRS Research Award
EUROPE - The winners of the 2016 European PRRS Research Award have been announced at this year’s international swine veterinary assembly by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health....
14 October 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Boehringer Ingelheim Announces Agreement with Ceva Santé Animale for Sale of Certain Merial Assets
GLOBAL - Boehringer Ingelheim, Merial and Ceva Santé Animale (Ceva) have announced that Boehringer Ingelheim and Ceva, a leading global animal health company headquartered in Libourne, France, with vaccine...
10 October 2016
Pig Industry News from United States Most Complete Respiratory Vaccine Leads to Superior Pig Health and Performance
US - When it comes to raising pigs, it is important to create a system to produce pigs of uniform size that grow at a similar rate. But, what happens when pigs are showing different feed conversion rates,...
 
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