Changing Global Standards

News EditorMilk, Pfizer

Pfizer Milk Quality Focus offers a perspective on the changing global standards for dairy products in this month’s edition. The focus on milk quality is increasing, and greater scrutiny at all levels of the dairy supply chain is being seen. The European Union is taking steps toward tighter restrictions on the somatic cell count of milk coming from U.S. dairies, … Read More

Pfizer Offers Easy Milk Quality Resolutions

News EditorAnimal Health, Pfizer

Even dairy farmers need to set resolutions for the new year – make your resolutions help to improve cow health and profitability on the dairy. Milk quality resolutions that can help you capture greater return from your milking herd. “There is always room for improvement when it comes to milk quality, and small steps taken today can reap rewards tomorrow … Read More

Pfizer Focus on Milk Quality

Cindy ZimmermanHealth, Pfizer

Pfizer Animal Health has launched a new online resource — — offering technical and actionable information on mastitis management and milk quality. “We understand the challenges dairy producers face and the constant commitment they must have to manage mastitis and produce high-quality milk,” says Dr. Bradley Mills, DVM, Veterinary Operations, Pfizer Animal Health. “With more stringent European Union somatic … Read More

Wis. FFA Receives Donation From ANIMART

News EditorEducation, Pfizer

ANIMART, Inc. recently donated nearly $30,000 to the Wisconsin FFA on behalf of dairy and livestock producers who purchased Pfizer Animal Health vaccines during a 2010 winter and spring program. “We are proud to have offered large animal clients and producers a program to support FFA through their purchases of Pfizer Animal Health products during a three month promotion,” says … Read More

Boehringer Ingelheim Acquires Fort Dodge Products

Cindy ZimmermanAnimal Health, Audio, Boehringer Ingelheim, Fort Dodge Animal Health, Pfizer

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. (BIVI) has closed a deal with Pfizer to acquire a significant portion of the Fort Dodge Animal Health business. The acquisition, which includes products in the U.S., Australia, Canada and South Africa, as well as two manufacturing and research facilities located in Fort Dodge, Iowa, significantly increases the size of Boehringer Ingelheim’s companion animal and cattle … Read More

Pfizer Adds Fort Dodge Products with Wyeth Aquisition

Cindy ZimmermanAnimal Health, Company Announcement, Fort Dodge Animal Health, Pfizer

A new Pfizer Animal Health was unveiled last week as Pfizer’s acquisition of Wyeth, including its subsidiary Fort Dodge Animal Health, was completed. The acquisition of many of Fort Dodge’s U.S. products allows Pfizer Animal Health to greatly diversify its U.S. portfolio, as well as broaden its offering in all animal health segments. Pfizer Animal Health now offers an enhanced … Read More

EXCEDE Approved By FDA For Foot Rot

Chuck ZimmermanAudio, Pfizer, World Dairy Expo

While I was at World Dairy Expo I also spoke with Dr. Gary Neubauer, Pfizer Animal Health, about the fact that EXCEDE has now been approved by the FDA to treat foot rot. In this interview with him he begins by talking about the company’s Dairy Wellness Plan which he says is the flagship of the dairy side of Pfizer. … Read More