Oral Calcium Supplement for Dairy from BIVI

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A tried and true product for Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) has been Bovikalc, an oral calcium supplement that provides fast and extended support of blood calcium levels in freshening dairy cows. The World Dairy Expo served as a great platform for BIVI to again showcase the vital calcium supplement. Brand Marketing Manager, Dr. Raffael Lichdi, said, “One of the …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Audio, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cattle, Dairy, Supplements, World Dairy Expo

Balchem’s Real Faces of Dairy Essay Winners

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Throughout 2016, Balchem Corporation has celebrated and honored the American dairy industry – past, present and future. And now Balchem has announced the Real Faces of Dairy essay winners. As part of the Real Faces of Dairy campaign, children and adults were encouraged to tell their dairy story through the Real Faces of Dairy website and Facebook page. Each entry …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, award, Dairy, Nutrition

Merck’s Latest Updates to Dairy Care365

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Merck Animal Health was on hand during the 2016 World Dairy Expo to talk with producers about the latest updates to Dairy Care365, an online training series that was developed to train, equip and support dairy producers, employees and veterinarians so they’re able to provide the best possible care for dairy animals 365 days a year. Dr. Mike Bolton, DVM, …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Audio, Biosecurity, Dairy, dairy farming, Merck, World Dairy Expo

BioZyme Introduces New Monogastric Feed Additive

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BioZyme Inc. recently introduced AO-Biotics, a natural feed additive, through Imunabiotics, BioZyme’s new swine and poultry supplement brand. AO-Biotics was created from a proprietary strain of Aspergillus oryzae through a unique, multistep fermentation process, and acts as a probiotic. Research has proven that it aids to support gut health and performance in weaning piglets and sows. “We know through research …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, BioZyme, Nutrition, Swine

Alltech’s Research Guides Producers Into VFD

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The Veterinarian Feed Directive (VFD) is no longer a new term used in the animal ag world, in part because companies like Alltech have stepped up to help educate their customers on the guidelines which will take affect January 1, 2017. During the World Dairy Expo I spoke with Dr. Amanda Gehman, a research project manager who focuses on applied …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Animal Health, Antibiotics, Audio, Cattle, Dairy, Nutrition, VFD, World Dairy Expo

Boehringer Ingelheim Sells Certain Merial Assets to Ceva

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Boehringer Ingelheim, Merial and Ceva Santé Animale (Ceva) have announced that Boehringer Ingelheim and Ceva have entered into a binding put option agreement according to which Ceva will purchase certain assets of Merial’s portfolio in the context of Boehringer Ingelheim’s business swap with Sanofi. Through this important step, which follows a thorough evaluation and extensive discussions with the European Commission, …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Boehringer Ingelheim, Ceva

Merck Receives USDA License for BOVILIS CORONAVIRUS

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The 2016 World Dairy Expo was the perfect venue for Merck Animal Health to debut their BOVILIS® CORONAVIRUS, the 1st USDA-approved modified-live intranasal vaccine to aid in reduction of enteric disease caused by Bovine Coronavirus (BCV). BCV is commonly transferred by animals during periods of stress, including shipping, parturition, cold weather, commingling or delivery to a backgrounding facility or feedyard. …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Audio, Cattle, Dairy, Merck, Vaccine, World Dairy Expo

Prestigious Globalist Award Goes to Novus CEO

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Novus President and CEO, Francois Fraudeau, was honored for his contributions to advance international trade in the St. Louis region by the Boeing Institute of International Business at the John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University. The annual Hussmann International Business Awards Ceremony recognizes both professionals and student scholars who are active in international business and trade. The …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, award, Novus International, Nutrition

Phibro Animal Health Tackles Mold

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Nutrition is the game-changer when it comes to a dairy cows efficiency and functionality. Molds and mycotoxins can make or break a farms nutritional management program if not addressed. We must remember each are found every year, but some years are worse than others. Phibro Animal Health dove into this crucial topic during the recent World Dairy Expo as dairy …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Cattle, Dairy, Nutrition

Join Dairy Community in Pledge to Use Less Antibiotics

Jamie Johansen

Take the Pledge to use less antibiotics with Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) and the dairy community. World Dairy Expo (WDE) served as the perfect platform for BIVI to ask dairy farmers to further understand the ethical and medical responsibility that comes with the use of antibiotics. BIVI understands the concerns about antibiotic resistance and is dedicated to helping the …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Antibiotics, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cattle, Dairy, Mastitis, Veterinary, World Dairy Expo