Elanco Acquires Novartis Animal Health

Jamie Johansen

Elanco announced it has finalized the acquisition of Novartis Animal Health, creating a new global leader in animal health focused on delivering increased value and innovation to the industry. The acquisition, announced in April, follows Elanco’s purchase of Lohmann Animal Health earlier in 2014. Both strategic investments position the company to offer a more diversified product offering and capabilities to …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Elanco, Novartis

2010 World Dairy Expo Recap

Cindy Zimmerman

Finally finished the last post from the 2010 World Dairy Expo today – here are some of the highlights, in case you missed it. Amazing Results in Boosting Milk Fat Levels – interview with Dr. Scott Bascom, a nutritionist with Cooperative Plus in Wisconsin. How Lower Protein Rations Can Increase the Bottom Line – interviews with Dr. Larry Chase with …

Alpharma, Arm and Hammer, Charleston-Orwig, Novartis, Novus International, World Dairy Expo

Novartis Talks Herd Health

Cindy Zimmerman

Representatives from Novartis Animal Health were talking total herd health with dairy producers at World Dairy Expo this year, something that includes an effective vaccine protocol. Director of Veterinary Services Dr. Doug Scholz says a good vaccine program helps manage the animals better. “Obviously, if animals are ill, they are not producing to their maximum potential and if we have …

Animal Health, Audio, Charleston-Orwig, Novartis, World Dairy Expo

Scours Protection Leads to Productivity

Cindy Zimmerman

Oakridge-Bahler Farm is one of the top-producing and most successful dairies in the Eastern U.S. The third-generation dairy owned by Vern, Dave and Dan Bahler has earned numerous awards for its progressive practices, including Connecticut’s ‘Dairy of Distinction’ award and the New England Green Pastures Award. Under the direction of Dave Hartford, dairy operations manager, Oakridge-Bahler Farm has doubled in …

Animal Health, Audio, Novartis, Video, World Dairy Expo

2010 World Dairy Expo Coverage

Cindy Zimmerman

The 44th annual World Dairy Expo is ready to officially kick off on Tuesday morning here in Madison, Wisconsin. The cows are in their stalls, the exhibitors are set up, and more than 65,000 producers and industry enthusiasts from 90 countries are already here or on their way to the dairy destination of the year. World Dairy Expo sets the …

Alpharma, Arm and Hammer, Charleston-Orwig, Novartis, Novus International, World Dairy Expo