National Dairy FARM Program Report

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Dairy farmers nationwide continue to demonstrate widespread adoption of industry standards that assure high-quality care for their animals, according to a report released today by the National Milk Producers Federation. The summary report, issued annually, quantifies practices by farmers participating in the industry’s responsible care program, known as the National Dairy FARM Program. A copy of the report can be …

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Zoetis Adds to U.S. Cattle & Equine Marketing Team

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Zoetis welcomes Megan DeRose to its U.S. Cattle and Equine Marketing Team as marketing manager, responsible for the U.S. Dairy Anti-Infective and HOOF-TEC™ product portfolios. Previously, DeRose worked in the marketing department at Alltech. She also served as the North American product manager for T-HEXX Animal Health, where she developed the launch and marketing approach for dairy footbath and teat …

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RaboBank Global Pork Industry Report

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Rabobank has published a new report on the global pork industry, saying that heated international markets are slowly cooling down. In the report, the bank’s Food & Agribusiness Research team says that, although the peak of the 2014 porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDv) outbreak is past, the global pork industry faces another challenge from the Russian import ban affecting EU, …

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Robertson Leads Newly Created Ceva Swine Division

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Gary Robertson has joined Ceva Animal Health as Director of the newly formed swine business unit. Robertson joins Ceva with more than 15 years of experience growing swine product portfolios for animal health companies. In his new role, Robertson is charged with building Ceva’s U.S. swine division, which will include product development, sales, marketing and technical services. “Gary’s passion and …

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Blood Calcium Sampling Hypocalcemia

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A blood calcium sampling program involving more than 5,000 transition dairy cows showed subclinical hypocalcemia in an average of 55 percent of the cows tested. In most cases, producers were unaware their herd was at risk, since this form of low blood calcium often goes undetected. When dairy cows experience a drop in blood calcium concentrations around the time of …

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Allen Harim Hires Haynes as Breeder Manager

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Allen Harim, a leading producer and processor of chicken on Delmarva, announced it has hired industry veteran, Pat Haynes, as Breeder Manager. “Pat will have an instant impact on our breeder program,” said Steve Evans, CEO of Allen. “His enthusiasm and wealth of experience related to breeding processes and animal agriculture will ensure continued success for the future of Allen …

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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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