Zoetis Introduces VFD Mobile App

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Animal Health, Antibiotics, Apps, Feed, Nutrition, Zoetis

Zoetis has introduced a mobile app for use on smartphones, helping simplify the process of writing a Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) for AUREOMYCIN® (chlortetracycline) or AUREO S 700® (chlortetracycline/sulfamethazine) for their cattle clients. The app is available now for iOS (iPhone®) or Android™ phone operating systems. “Veterinarians now have the important responsibility of providing oversight and issuing VFDs for the … Read More

Zoetis Offers Tips for a Healthy Spring Transition

Lizzy SchultzAgribusiness, Audio, Beef, Cattle, NCBA, Nutrition, Zoetis

Farms across America are inching closer to the warmer weather of springtime, and cattle health is especially important during seasonal transitions. Dr. Blaine Corners, PhD, Senior Nutritionist with Zoetis, sat down with our Jamie Johansen during the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show to give some nutrition tips for producers as they begin to move into the spring … Read More

Holstein Genomic Predictions From Zoetis

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Breeding, Cattle, Dairy, Holstein Association, Reproduction, Zoetis

Zoetis and Holstein Association USA release a new list identifying top-ranking bulls for wellness traits available through CLARIFIDE® Plus from Zoetis. CLARIFIDE Plus is the first commercially available, U.S.-based genomic test that offers dairy producers the ability to directly predict disease risks in Holstein cattle. The bull lists will include official industry rankings for the Dairy Wellness Profit Index™ (DWP$™) … Read More

Improve Immune Response With Innovator Vaccines

Lizzy SchultzAgribusiness, Animal Health, Equine, Horses, Vaccine, Zoetis

Equine vaccine combinations that include West Nile virus and equine influenza/equine herpesvirus (rhino) antigens in a single formulation are convenient, but they may sacrifice a horse’s immunity, according to research. A study showed that separate administration of Zoetis’ West Nile-Innovator and Fluvac Innovator generated four times the immune response to West Nile virus than was produced by a big one-shot … Read More

Red Angus Genomic Testing by Zoetis

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Agribusiness, Angus, Cattle, Genomics, Zoetis

Zoetis and the Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) have announced a distribution agreement that will allow Red Angus breeders to order the Zoetis HD 50KTM and i50K genomic tests and tests for parentage and genetic conditions for seedstock animals directly from the RAAA. The RAAA will process orders, execute billing, and submit samples on behalf of breeders to Zoetis … Read More

Zoetis Launches EQStable App for Horse Owners

Lizzy SchultzAgribusiness, Animal Health, Equine, Horses, Technology, Zoetis

Zoetis has launched a new app to help prepare you and your horse for the fall and winter show seasons. The EQStable app tracks horse health, and the app’s latest update includes a new equine weight calculated to help make accurate medication dose calculations simpler. Users will find the weight calculator within the main menu of the EQStable app, as … Read More

Responsible Antibiotic Use in Dairy from Zoetis

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Animal Health, Antibiotics, Audio, World Dairy Expo, Zoetis

Responsible antibiotic use is the talked about item at this year’s World Dairy Expo. The dairy industry is easily moving towards a conscientious mentality of decreasing residues in milk and meat. Zoetis has been working with dairy farmers and veterinarians for over 60 years to promote animal health and responsible antibiotics use fits right into that. I spoke to Dr. … Read More

American Association of Bovine Practitioners & Zoetis Award

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Animal Health, award, Beef, Cattle, Dairy, Veterinary, Zoetis

Sixteen veterinary students from across the country were presented scholarships at the 49th Annual Conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) in Charlotte, North Carolina, through the AABP Foundation – Zoetis Veterinary Student Scholarship program. The fourth-year veterinary students each received a $5,000 scholarship and travel to the conference. “The AABP Foundation and Zoetis collaborate to provide students … Read More

Lepto Vaccine Licensed for Use in Pregnant Mares

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Animal Health, Equine, Horses, Vaccine, Zoetis

Zoetis recently announced Lepto EQ Innovator, the only equine leptospirosis vaccine against L. pomona, has received additional approval for use in broodmares during all three trimesters of pregnancy. “Leptospires can cause late-term abortion in mares,” said Jacquelin Boggs, DVM, MS, ACVIM, senior veterinarian, Equine Technical Services at Zoetis. “The expanded label claim allows the equine breeding community the flexibility to … Read More

Zoetis Sponsors PRRSv Research Fellowship

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Animal Health, Health, Pig, Pork, PRRS, Research, Veterinary, Zoetis

Zoetis has sponsored a postgraduate fellow who is beginning a new study at Iowa State University that may provide some insight in the management of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome virus (PRRSv). The study seeks to identify herd-specific best practices to prevent, control and/or eliminate PRRS virus. Although pork researchers have learned much over the years about how this virus … Read More