Improve Immune Response With Innovator Vaccines

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Equine vaccine combinations that include West Nile virus and equine influenza/equine herpesvirus (rhino) antigens in a single formulation are convenient, but they may sacrifice a horse’s immunity, according to research. A study showed that separate administration of Zoetis’ West Nile-Innovator and Fluvac Innovator generated four times the immune response to West Nile virus than was produced by a big one-shot …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Equine, Horses, Vaccine, Zoetis

Abnormal Milk – What Is It Really Telling You? BIVI Explains

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Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc (BIVI) says visible abnormalities in the milk are often the first sign of mastitis. However, asks the question, “Should they also determine length of treatment?” “Bacteria signal the immune system to produce inflammation, and her immune system goes to work eliminating the bacteria,” said Dr. Linda Tikofsky, Professional Services Veterinarian with BIVI. “Milk may look abnormal …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cattle, Dairy, Mastitis

Bayer Products Giving Producers An Advantage

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Bayer Animal Health has several new products coming down the pipeline for cattle producers, and Dr. Larry Hawkins, Sr. Technical Services Veterinarian, sat down during NAFB Trade Talk to explain how these new products will give producers an extra advantage going into 2017. One product that producers can be excited about is Zelnate, a DNA immunostimulant that works with the …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Audio, Bayer, Cattle, Health

New Fish Supplement From Phibro Animal Health

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Phibro Aqua has announced the launch of PAQ-Gro for Hatchery, a new nutritional feed supplement to maximize fish health during grow-out in hatcheries and nurseries. “Cultured fish and shrimp species in their early stages are especially susceptible to stress, disease and, ultimately, mortality,” Dr. Raanan Ariav, Vice President of Phibro Aqua, commented. “We believe that, when fed daily, PAQ-Gro for …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Aquaculture, Nutrition, Supplements

BIVI Talks Prevention Tools For Swine Producers

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With pork producers currently operating on negative margins, and projections that those margins will remain negative throughout 2017, minimizing production costs through disease prevention is more important than ever. The swine group at Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) was on hand during NAFB Trade Talk to offer some insight on the most important tools for producers to keep in mind …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Audio, Boehringer Ingelheim, Health, NAFB

Merck Solutions Driven By Prevention

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As the industry continues to buckle down on antibiotic regulations, maximizing the immunity of a herd is more important than ever. The team at Merck Animal Health is driven by the idea of maximizing prevention efforts. Dr. Tim Parks, DVM, Technical Service Veterinarian, was on hand during the 2016 NAFB Trade Talk to discuss the most important factors in play …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Antibiotics, Audio, Calves, Cattle, Merck, NAFB

Aptimmune Part of The Yield Lab Ag Tech Accelerator

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Chosen from among 120 applicants, Aptimmune Biologics was selected by The Yield Lab to participate in a nine-month program designed to support emerging ag tech companies. Aptimmune Biologics is developing and will soon launch innovative autogenous mucosal vaccines to help producers prevent major swine viral diseases. “We are honored that The Yield Lab has chosen to invest in Aptimmune and …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Swine, Technology, Vaccine

Merial Talks Cattle Product Line at NAFB

Lizzy Schultz

The team at Merial made a presence during the NAFB Trade Talks, and Jamie had an opportunity to sit down with Dr. Joe Dedrickson, Field Veterinary Service Director, to talk about three important products in Merial’s portfolio of cattle health solutions: Synschsure, Longrange, and Zactran. Synchsure, a prostaglandin that can be used to synchronize the cycle of both dairy and …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Audio, Calves, Cattle, Deworming, Merial, NAFB

Agro BioSciences Expands Probiotic Strain Portfolio

Jamie Johansen

Agro BioSciences, Inc. have expanded their proprietary microbial portfolio, with the addition of two new Bacillus subtilis strains. These strains as beneficial probiotics due to their unique properties to work in poultry production systems and add to the “Microbial Terroir” program. “Research shows that ‘on farm’ challenges shift over time. It’s important that our research is constantly searching the terroir …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Nutrition, Poultry, Probiotics

Alltech To Showcase Technologies at EuroTier

Lizzy Schultz

Profitability and efficiency are the key to success as farmers continue to navigate a sinking commodities market, and Alltech is here to help: The company will showcase its latest research and innovative technologies to help farmers become more profitable at EuroTier, held Nov. 15–18, 2016, in Hanover, Germany. Alltech will highlight their latest innovative technologies and scientifically proven programs, each …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Animal Health, Company Announcement, International, Nutrition