Boehringer Ingelheim Sells Certain Merial Assets to Ceva

Jamie Johansen

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

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

Dairy Community Pledges to Use Less Antibiotics

Jamie Johansen

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) understands the concerns about antibiotic resistance and is dedicated to helping the dairy industry reduce its overall antibiotic use. In an effort to do so, they’re inviting dairy producers and veterinarians to join them in taking a pledge to commit to using their antibiotics judiciously, specifically when it comes to treating mastitis. Cattle health starts …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Antibiotics, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cattle, Dairy, Veterinary, VFD

Apply for BIVI Swine Research Awards

Jamie Johansen

The Awards for Advancing Research in Respiratory Disease, with the financial support from Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI), has opened the call for entries for the 2017 research proposals. Research proposals may be related to: Porcine circovirus Type 2 (PCV2) Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae Influenza A virus in swine (IAV-S) Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome Practicing veterinarians and researchers seeking a Research …

AASV, Agribusiness, Animal Health, award, Boehringer Ingelheim, Swine, Veterinary

BQA Free Certification Period Announced

Jamie Johansen

Time for beef and dairy producers to become Beef Quality Assurance (BQA)-certified free online through Nov. 13 thanks to Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI). Anyone who becomes certified during this period is eligible to win a prize package, courtesy of BIVI and the BQA program, funded in part by the beef checkoff. The BQA program is important to the cattle …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Beef, Beef Checkoff, Boehringer Ingelheim, BQA, Cattle, Dairy

New Look For Cattle Industry’s Leading Vaccine from BIVI

Jamie Johansen

The country’s leading combination vaccine, PYRAMID 5 + PRESPONSE SQ, from Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., (BIVI) is getting a packaging facelift, complete with disease prevention details and more in-depth administration directions. The new packaging will still be green and gold, but with the addition of easier-to-read instructions and more details on the front of the box to help create a …

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

Help Support Young Veterinary Careers with BIVI

Jamie Johansen

For the third consecutive year, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) is offering Future Service Scholarships to support future cattle veterinarians graduating from the Iowa State University (ISU) College of Veterinary Medicine. BIVI formed an alliance with the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association Foundation to offer this unique scholarship to graduating seniors at ISU. The final amount of the scholarship is determined …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Boehringer Ingelheim, Veterinary

Sanofi & Boehringer Ingelheim Collaborate in Animal Health

Jamie Johansen

Sanofi and Boehringer Ingelheim have signed contracts to secure the strategic transaction initiated in December 2015 which consists of an exchange of Sanofi’s animal health business (Merial) and Boehringer Ingelheim’s consumer healthcare (CHC) business. This step marks a major milestone before closing of the transaction which is expected by year-end 2016 and remains subject to approval by all regulatory authorities …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Boehringer Ingelheim

Creating Solutions – R&D in the Field with #BIVIswine

Jamie Johansen

Research and development in animal health is all well and good, but a strong team of professional services veterinarians to help implement and communicate to the producers is needed to ensure lab creations are effective. While visiting Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc.’s (BIVI) new R&D facility in Ames, Iowa, I sat down with Dr. John Waddell, senior associate director, professional services …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Audio, Boehringer Ingelheim, Research, Swine, Vaccine, Veterinary

Global Pork Production Trends at #WPX16

Jamie Johansen

When it comes to pork production, start healthy to end strong. Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) thoroughly believes that and hosted an educational seminar at the 2016 World Pork Expo completely dedicated to that concept. One expert to address attendees included Miguel Higuera, Spanish Swine Producers Association, who discussed how to best prepare and stay proactive with global trends. Europe …

Agribusiness, Animal Welfare, Audio, Boehringer Ingelheim, Pork, Swine, World Pork Expo