Briefing Room

  • Feb 29, 2016
    press release

    Merck Animal Health awards scholarships to swine veterinary students

    In partnership with the American Association of Swine Veterinarians Foundation — the charitable arm of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians — Merck Animal Health today announced the 2016 recipients of the AASVF/Merck Animal Health Veterinary Student Scholarships....More
  • Feb 29, 2016
    press release

    Comprehensive technical manual for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae management available

    In collaboration with a team of seven Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae experts, Zoetis is providing veterinarians with proven strategies and protocols for managing this costly disease through a new resource — the Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae Technical Manual....More
  • Feb 24, 2016
    press release

    Veterinarians review latest research: SynGenX for weaned pigs

    “Antibiotic stewardship” is a key focus of the upcoming annual meeting of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians, Feb. 27-March 1 in New Orleans, La. Veterinarians are leading the effort to optimize antibiotic use and preserve the efficacy of current therapeutic treatments. Interest is high in research evaluating natural alternatives to promote pig health.  ...More
  • Feb 23, 2016
    press release

    Alltech Mycotoxin Management enhances Knowmycotoxins.com

    Alltech’s Mycotoxin Management program has re-launched an updated version of the website, Knowmycotoxins.com....More
  • Feb 17, 2016
    press release

    Alexander Kovachevich joins Genesus

    Alexander Kovachevich has joined Genesus Genetics as the general manager for the China area....More
  • Feb 12, 2016
    press release

    Innovative Reproduction Technology named exclusive North American distributor of Medi-Nova products

    Innovative Reproductive Technologies LLC, a family-owned business in Northfield, Minn., announced jointly with Medi-Nova di Melli Paola & C. S.A.S., a family-owned business located in Reggio Emilia, Italy (Medi-Nova), that they have entered into an agreement whereby IRT will be the exclusive distributor of Medi-Nova products in North America....More
  • Feb 5, 2016
    press release

    Sexing Technologies acquires Genetic Visions genomics laboratory

    Fast Genetics’ parent company, Sexing Technologies, acquires genomics laboratory Genetic Visions from Accelerated Genetics. Sexing Technologies’ acquisition of Genetic Visions will directly benefit Fast Genetics and its customers, as genomic testing will increase dramatically. A major factor influencing genetic improvement is the accuracy of estimated breeding values. Genomic selection improves the accuracy of EBVs and increases selection intensity, both of which translate to dramatic gains in genetic improvement for Fast Genetics....More
  • Feb 3, 2016
    press release

    Zoetis collaborates with NPB to extend access to its longstanding Pig Care training program

    Starting this month, Zoetis will be working with the National Pork Board to help extend the reach of Individual Pig Care, an in-barn education and training program from Zoetis. For nearly 10 years, this program has highlighted the importance of early identification of sick pigs, which can improve treatment outcomes and reduce herd mortality.1 Ultimately, this knowledge helps ensure producers are supplying safe, high-quality pork and more pigs are reaching their full market potential....More
  • Feb 3, 2016
    press release

    Agreement has Seaboard buying some Christensen farms, operations

    Last week, Seaboard Foods LLC and Seaboard Foods of Iowa LLC, wholly-owned subsidiaries of Seaboard Corp., entered into an asset purchase agreement with Woodford Creek Farms LLP, Christensen Farms & Feedlots Inc. and Christensen Farms Midwest LLC....More
  • Feb 3, 2016
    press release

    Ingelvac PRRS MLV 250-dose option now available

    Protecting your herd against porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome just became more convenient. In an effort to give producers and veterinarians a broader choice of sizes, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. now offers a 250-dose option for Ingelvac PRRS MLV. Ingelvac PRRS MLV is recommended for vaccination of healthy, susceptible pigs, sows and gilts as an aid in the prevention of respiratory disease and in the reduction of reproductive disease associated with PRRS virus. It is also available in 10-dose and 50-dose bottles....More
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