Pyramid® 5 + Presponse® SQ Approved for Extended BVD

Jamie Johansen Leave a Comment

Pyramid® 5 + Presponse® SQ from Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) recently received a new label claim for protection against respiratory disease caused by bovine viral diarrhea (BVD) Type 1b for at least 217 days. BVD Type 1b is the most common subtype of BVD found in persistently infected (PI) calves. This new claim reinforces the elite BVD protection offered …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Beef, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cattle, Dairy, Disease

Zoetis Selects Grant Recipients for PEDv Research

Jamie Johansen Leave a Comment

Zoetis has awarded research grants to Suidae Health and Production and to Iowa State University to discover solutions that can help improve control of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) in breeding and farrowing herds. “We were interested in proposals that help discover novel approaches for optimizing the immune response of sows and gilts to help control PEDv,” said Steve Sornsen, …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Research, Swine

New Purina Start & Grow Poultry Feed

John Davis Leave a Comment

A new premium poultry feed from Purina promises to help give stronger starts for laying chicks. The company says the enhanced formula of Purina Start & Grow Premium Poultry Feed is support immune systems and is available in both medicated and non-medicated formulas, optimized with prebiotics, probiotics and yeast to provide chicks intended for egg laying a strong start and …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Poultry

2015 IPPE Breaks Records

Jamie Johansen

The 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) broke several records with 30,350 poultry, meat and feed industry leader attendees from all over the world. In addition, there were 1,284 exhibitors covering almost 500,000 net square feet. The Expo is the world’s largest annual poultry, meat and feed industry event of its kind and is one of the 50 largest …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Events, Feed, IPPE, Meat, Novus International, Poultry, US Poultry

New GemStone™ Organic Trace Minerals

Jamie Johansen

Phibro Animal Health Corporation has launched GemStone™, a new line of organic trace minerals, building on Prince Agri Products’ decades of experience in mineral nutrition. Chelated organic trace minerals help promote health and productivity for dairy and beef cattle, poultry, swine, aquaculture and companion animals. The GemStone line includes zinc, copper, manganese and iron compounds. These organic trace minerals use …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Mineral, Nutrition

Advanced Animal Diagnostics Presents New Trial Data

Jamie Johansen

Performing a QScout® MLD (milk leukocyte differential) test at key lactation events can help dairy producers detect subclinical mastitis early, gain a better view on udder health, and make precise treatment decisions that increase milk production, milk quality and reproductive performance, according to new trial data shared by Advanced Animal Diagnostics (AAD) at the 2015 National Mastitis Council Annual Meeting. …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Research

Enzyme Research at Novus

Jamie Johansen

During the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE), Dr. Jeffery Escobar, who heads up the physiology research at Novus International, headlined the Novus Forum on the protease enzyme. “Protease is an enzyme that creates proteins. It will take protein into either peptides or amino acids and is ultimately what the animals are going to use for growth and to …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Audio, IPPE, Novus International, Nutrition

Food Dialogues on Animal Care

Chuck Zimmerman

The first Food Dialogues event of 2015 in live right now. The focus is on “Animal Care and Consumers’ Emerging Expectations.” It is being held in Florida in conjunction with the International Dairy Foods Association meeting taking place there. The event is also sponsored by the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance. The Food Dialogues panel of food industry and animal …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Animal Welfare, Antibiotics, Dairy, Food, USFRA