Times Square Billboard Warns of HSUS

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HumaneWatch.org, a project of the non-profit Center for Consumer Freedom, unveiled a new billboard in Times Square highlighting the manipulative fundraising tactics of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). The vast majority of animals featured in HSUS’s TV fundraising appeals are cats and dogs, yet HSUS only gives one percent of the money it raises to local pet …

Ag Group, Animal Activists, Animal Health, Animal Welfare, HSUS

Transforming Veterinary Medicine for the Future

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Several of the lecture sessions during ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference centered around opportunities and innovations pertaining to animal health and nutrition, and many offered unique perspectives on ways to overcome the many challenges facing those fields. One of the most unique, comprehensive perspectives offered to attendees was that of Dr. Stephen Collett, DVM, a clinical professor at the University …

Ag Group, Alltech, Alltech Global Dairy/Beef, Animal Health, Antibiotics, Audio, FDA, Nutrition, Policy, Technology, University, Veterinary

World Pork Expo Seminars Announced

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World Pork Expo attendees will have access to leading pork experts and the latest ideas and information at a variety of seminars scheduled for Wednesday, June 8 and Thursday, June 9. “The Expo seminars provide a tremendous opportunity for pork producers running all types and sizes of operations to collect new ideas to take back home,” says John Webber, NPPC …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Education, Pork, Swine, World Pork Expo

Elanco Releases New In-Feed Antibiotic

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Necrotic enteritis is a serious and constant threat to the health and welfare of poultry flocks, and Elanco Animal Health recently introduced Inteprity, an in-feed antibiotic developed for the prevention of mortality caused by necrotic enteritis associated with Clostridium perfringens in broiler chickens. Inteprity is the first of its kind, with technology that is able to support bird health and …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Antibiotics, Chicken, Elanco, Health, Poultry

Swine Fitness Solutions from Hubbard Feeds

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Gut health is the foundation of pig health and immunity, and Hubbard Feeds is committed to working with their customers and keep the focus on gut health, daily nutrient intake and optimal marketing weight to produce pigs that are fit both physically and financially. The foundation of pig health and quality nutrition is the use of digestible ingredients, high quality …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Feed, Nutrition, Pig, Swine

Genus and Caribou Announce Collaboration

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This week, Genus plc and Caribou Biosciences, Inc. announced a multi-year strategic collaboration. As part of the collaboration, Genus will receive a worldwide, exclusive license to Caribou’s leading CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology platform in certain livestock species. The partnership marks the largest technology-driven alliance that Genus has made to date, and positions Caribou at the forefront of an emerging market …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Biotech, Company Announcement, Genetics, Genomics, Research, Science, Technology

Swine Community Hosts Webinars on Senecavirus A

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The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC), National Pork Producers Council (NPPC), the American Association of Swine Veterinarians and the National Pork Board are holding a series of webinars on Senecavirus A (Seneca Valley Virus) for veterinary practitioners and pork producers. The first webinar is today, May 16. The follow webinars will take place May 18 and 20 each starting at …

Ag Group, Animal Health, NPPC, Swine

Announcing the Launch of Kynetec

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Following the completion of the management buyout of the Animal and Crop Health division of GfK, last week marked the formal launch of market research company Kynetec. Kinetic is the global leader in market research for animal health and agriculture, and is backed by Inflexion, who partners with high-growth businesses to accelerate their growth. The company is has a respected …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Company Announcement, economics, Finance, Markets

Elanco Study Releases Bacterial Enteritis Trends

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A new survey by Elanco Animal Health has revealed several important trends related to bacterial enteritis, a serious, constant threat in poultry flocks, with new information regarding including prevalence, producer attitudes and best management practices. The 2015 results of the Bacterial Enteritis Global Impact Assessment (BEGIA), conducted by Elanco every five years since 2000 to help monitor this deadly disease …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Antibiotics, Elanco, Poultry

Ceva Swine Adds Sales Veteran Julie Schwalbe to Team

Jamie Johansen

Julie Schwalbe has joined Ceva Animal Health’s swine business unit as strategic account manager. In her new role, Schwalbe’s number one priority is the customer – listening and learning about their needs while going above and beyond to provide an unparalleled customer experience. “Julie has proven herself to be a highly knowledgeable and experienced partner to both swine veterinarians and …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Ceva, Company Announcement, Swine