BIVI & Bayer Agreement for Purchase of U.S. Cydectin®

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Animal Health, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cattle, Deworming

Bayer and Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) have signed an agreement which states Bayer will acquire BIVI’s CYDECTIN bovine and ovine endectocide products in the U.S. Once completed, the deal would include the transfer of CYDECTIN Pour-On, CYDECTIN Injectable and CYDECTIN Oral Drench. These endectocides with the active ingredient moxidectin offer persistent killing of internal parasites at multiple stages, including … Read More

Merial Talks Cattle Product Line at NAFB

Lizzy SchultzAgribusiness, Animal Health, Audio, Calves, Cattle, Deworming, Merial, NAFB

The team at Merial made a presence during the NAFB Trade Talks, and Jamie had an opportunity to sit down with Dr. Joe Dedrickson, Field Veterinary Service Director, to talk about three important products in Merial’s portfolio of cattle health solutions: Synschsure, Longrange, and Zactran. Synchsure, a prostaglandin that can be used to synchronize the cycle of both dairy and … Read More

Merial Preps Producers on Winter Health

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Cattle, Deworming, NAFB, Vaccine, Veterinary

Dr. Tony Moravec is a Technical Service Veterinarian at Merial where he has been working for almost ten years now. He took the time to speak with Jamie Johansen at the NAFB conference to talk about vaccines, winter health, and the use of antibiotics. One of Merial’s most exciting projects has been the introduction of LongRange, an injectable, long-acting dewormer … Read More

Researchers Study New Animal Deworming Agent

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Animal Health, Deworming, Research, Swine, usda, Vaccine

After two moderate doses of a bacteria-derived protein were fed to worm-infected swine in an experiment, all intestinal roundworm larvae in the swine were damaged or destroyed and the infection was nearly completely eliminated, according to U.S. Department of Agricultur (USDA) and University of California-San Diego scientists. The research team included microbiologist Joseph Urban and his colleagues at the USDA … Read More