Recipients of Honoring Caregivers Award

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Zoetis is honoring five exemplary pig caregivers for their contributions to the pork industry with the Honoring Caregivers Award. These recipients were selected from more than 130 nominations. “We received many outstanding nominations for this year’s awards, and we are inspired by the tireless, dedicated work of pig caregivers,” said Gloria Basse, Vice President, U.S. Pork Business Unit, Zoetis. “In …

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Study Finds No Problems With GMO Feed

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A new scientific review from the University of California-Davis has found no adverse impact on the performance and health of livestock and poultry consuming genetically engineered feed in the time since it was first introduced 18 years ago. The review, led by UC Davis animal scientist Alison Van Eenennaam, examined nearly 30 years of livestock-feeding studies that represent more than …

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ANIMART Adds Territory Manager

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ANIMART, Inc. announces the recent addition of Denise Sutton to the outside sales department of the dairy and livestock division which provides animal health products, supplies and solutions to producers. Sutton gained exposure to the dairy industry as a young girl visiting her grandparent’s dairy farm and helping them out wherever she could. She brings these experiences as well as …

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Zoetis Provides $1.3 Million to FFA, AABP, AAEP Programs

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Students involved with FFA, the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) Foundation and the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation will once again benefit from the 2014 Zoetis Industry Support Program, which raised $1,353,874 this year. Through the support of veterinarians, animal health suppliers and dealer customers, the Industry Support Program provides support and resources for the future leaders …

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When Calves Don’t Ship on Time, it’s Costly

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What’s a surefire way to help keep stocker calves on feed and shipping to feedlots on time? For a stocker operator from Verden, Oklahoma, it’s about controlling bovine respiratory disease (BRD) as soon as the cattle arrive. “When you have a calf that’s sick, it takes at least 30 days for that calf to get well and catch up with …

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QScout Farm Lab Upgraded with Time-Saving Autoloader

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Advanced Animal Diagnostics (AAD) updated its flagship QScout® Farm Lab with a time-saving autoloader feature that allows dairy employees to run up to 20 individual tests for diagnostic analysis without supervision. An on-farm, portable diagnostic analyzer, QScout Farm Lab is designed to read a suite of animal health tests and provide producers with results in minutes. For example, the QScout …

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Manage Forage Quality Cow Health & Production

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Each new harvest season can bring changes in forage quality which can have a negative impact on dairy cow health and productivity. Because nutritive value, mold, yeast and mycotoxins can vary considerably from season to season and from bunker to bunker, producers are encouraged to proactively manage this transition. “Variations in mold and yeast content lead to variations in fermentation …

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National Mastitis Council 54th Annual Meeting Set

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The National Mastitis Council (NMC) will host its 54th Annual Meeting, Feb. 1-3, 2015 at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tenn. This three-day international forum will provide milk quality professionals the opportunity to exchange information on udder health, milking management and milk quality. Anyone with a vested interest in milk quality – milk quality specialists, veterinarians, milk plant field staff, …

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Merck Animal Health Sponsors Food Systems Fellowship Program

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As a partner in the Food Systems Fellowship Program coordinated by Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, Merck Animal Health is pleased to announce three $5,000 scholarships have been awarded to students who are participating in the program. During the past nine years, Merck Animal Health has provided various scholarship opportunities for more than 100 students focused on working …

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2014 Allen D. Leman Science in Practice Award Presented

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Luc Dufresne, DVM, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Allen D. Leman Science in Practice Award. The award was presented by Zoetis at the 2014 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, hosted by the University of Minnesota in St. Paul, Minnesota. The award is given to a veterinarian who is committed to research and applying that knowledge to help …

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