Zoetis Genomics Tests Enhance Beef Production

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Audio, Beef, Cattle, Genetics, Zoetis

Zoetis is continuing to use genetics and genomics to enable producers to more affordably and accurately predict genetic merit of registered Angus animals, with technology that offers Angus breeders and commercial cow-calf producers unprecedented opportunities for success down the road. The company offers two genomics tests through Angus Genetics Inc. Both the HD 50K and i50K tests offer the most … Read More

Bovi-Shield Gold Increases BVD Protection

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Animal Health, Cattle, Vaccine, Veterinary, Zoetis

Zoetis has announced that Bovi-shield Gold FP® 5 and Bovi-Shield Gold FP 5 HB products, which help producers further protect their cow herds against infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR) and bovine viral diarrhea (BVD), have recently earned an additional label claim from the U.S. Department of Agriculture against fetal infection caused by (BVD) Types 1 and 2 viruses. “With the value … Read More

European Animal Health Investment Forum

Jamie JohansenAnimal Health, Elanco, Events, Zoetis

Make plans to attend the European Animal Health Investment Forum taking place in London, February 10-11, 2016 as the latest innovations for livestock and companion animal health are showcased. Chaired by Clinton Lewis, Zoetis, this exciting event gathers animal health industry veterans with emerging companies for a networking forum dedicated to business partnerships. Paired with an evening networking reception dedicated … Read More

Zoetis Continues Support for FFA and Vet Students

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, FFA, University, Veterinary, Youth, Zoetis

Selected FFA chapters and veterinary students across the country will receive $1.5 million in scholarships and donations this season as part of the eight annual Zoetis Industry Support Program, part of the company’s commitment towards investing in the future of the industry. “The Zoetis Industry Support Program allows us a unique opportunity to work with our customers to help advance … Read More

NCBA Cattleman's College Dates Announced

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Beef, Cattle, Company Announcement, NCBA, Zoetis

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association will kick-off its 23rd annual Cattlemen’s College series, sponsored by Zoetis, on Jan. 26-27, 2016 in San Diego. Speakers and live animal demonstrations are featured during the series, widely hailed as the premier educational event in the cattle industry, offering cattlemen and women a diverse array of tools to connect, learn and innovate. “Cattlemen’s College … Read More

Zoetis Releases Equine Leptospirosis Vaccine

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Animal Health, Disease, Equine, Research, Vaccine, Zoetis

Zoetis announced the introduction of an exciting new vaccine this week. Lepto EQ Innovator is the first and only vaccine licensed for use in horses to aid in the prevention of leptospirosis caused by Leptospira interrogans serovar Pomona, known as L. pomona. Equine leptospirosis is an infectious bacterial disease caused by members of the Leptospira species of bacteria. Leptospira interrogans … Read More

Farm Trials Prove Effectiveness of FACTREL®

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Animal Health, Cattle, Reproduction, Veterinary, Zoetis

The results of three on-farm studies of more than 12,000 cows have shown that FACTREL® Injection (gonadorelin injection) from Zoetis, when used alongside LUTALYSE® Sterile Solution (dinoprost injection), is able to effectively help synchronize estrous cycles and achieve equivalent conception rates as compared with other on-farm fixed-time artificial insemination (AI) protocols in lactating dairy cows. One of those studies was … Read More

Vet Students Awarded AABP Foundation, Zoetis Scholarships

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Veterinary, Zoetis

Seventeen fourth-year veterinary students were recognized at the 48th Annual Conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners. Each veterinary student was awarded a scholarship of $5,000 from the 2015 AABP Foundation – Zoetis Veterinary Student Scholarship program. This scholarship program was established in 2009 as part of the Zoetis Commitment to Veterinarians™ initiative to help encourage and support careers … Read More

Fostera® PCV MetaStim® Now Available from Zoetis

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Animal Health, Swine, Zoetis

Zoetis has announced the availability of Fostera® PCV MetaStim®. The monovalent killed virus vaccine that helps protect against porcine circovirus associated diseases (PCVAD) caused by porcine circovirus Type 2 (PCV2) has been updated with the commonly used adjuvant known as MetaStim. MetaStim, the common name for the SP (squalane, Pluronic®) oil adjuvant, is an emulsion used in vaccines to help … Read More

Zoetis Completes Expansion of SYNOVEX Facility

John DavisBeef, Cattle, Zoetis

Zoetis has completed an expansion of its global manufacturing and supply facility in Lincoln, Nebraska, to help meet the demand for SYNOVEX implants. The company says the new 19,000-square-foot facility will produce the product which helps improve gain and feed efficiency in beef cattle. “Enhancing our manufacturing capacity is an important step we have taken to make sure our customers … Read More