Briefing Room

  • Apr 27, 2016
    press release

    Animal health vaccine opportunities expand with AgriLabs acquisitions

    Today, AgriLabs, the largest U.S. animal health marketing and distribution business, announced that it has entered into the vaccine manufacturing business with a new USDA-licensed facility in Lincoln, Neb. AgriLabs has also acquired Lincoln-based Antelope Valley Bios and Benchmark Biolabs, and Benchmark’s ownership interest of VaxLiant. With these moves, AgriLabs, along with its new business subsidiaries, now offers complete concept-to-commercialization services for vaccines used in swine, cattle, poultry and other species....More
  • Apr 27, 2016
    press release

    Alltech invests in research in Latin America

    Alltech, a global leader in animal health and nutrition, has signed six research alliances in Latin America with four universities and two institutes linked to agricultural research from Brazil, Honduras and Mexico. These research alliances bring together leading experts in their respective fields and the necessary resources to drive industry transformation....More
  • Apr 26, 2016
    press release

    Hypor invests in new technology for swine genetic improvement

    Hypor is growing the number of pigs it tests by 25% with the addition of several Pig Performance feeding stations at its nucleus facility in Abernethy, Saskatchewan. The new Pig Performance feeding stations will be installed by June. “By increasing our feeding stations we’ll be able to collect more phenotypes and make faster genetic improvements for the whole swine industry,” says Hypor Director of Research and Development Abe Huisman....More
  • Apr 26, 2016
    press release

    Pharmgate Animal Health launches Aivlosin 17% Tylvalosin

    Ileitis can have a serious impact on swine producers’ profitability. Ileitis, particularly the chronic form, remains widespread on many swine operations, resulting in poor feed conversion and weight gains. Clinical signs may be subtle or absent; diagnosis by serology or polymerase chain reaction will confirm the presence of the disease. Veterinarians and producers can improve production performance through pig flow management and targeted treatment to reduce this form of the disease, a costly threat....More
  • Apr 25, 2016
    press release

    Is mineral choice shortchanging swine producers on vitamins?

    Vitamins are one of the most expensive and essential additions in the swine nutritionist’s arsenal.  Added to feedstuffs at very low rates, the loss of these essential nutrients can be detrimental to pig health if they become damaged during feed manufacturing or storage.  New research demonstrates that the choice of mineral supplement is not only important in terms of mineral absorption, but equally can result in the destruction of vitamins in the feed. Influential factors on vitamin stability and efficacy...More
  • Apr 21, 2016
    press release

    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica opens new R&D facility

    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc., a global leader in the animal health industry, today formally opened its new, state-of-the art research center, located at the Iowa State University Research Park in Ames, Iowa. The 52,000-square-foot building is dedicated entirely for research and development. The unique design was created in consultation with the group of BIVI scientists who will work in the new laboratories. ...More
  • Apr 20, 2016
    press release

    New Kuhn Knight SL 100 Series manure spreaders

    The redesigned Kuhn Knight SL 100 Series ProTwin Slinger manure spreaders set the standard for fast, efficient spreading. They provide next level performance and reliability to give you the maximum return on your equipment dollars....More
  • Apr 18, 2016
    press release

    Hypor names Graydon Bell as general manager for USA

    ​Hypor Inc., a global leader in swine genetics, has named Graydon Bell as its general manager of Hypor USA, effective May 1. Bell returns to Hypor after previously holding the position of sales and marketing manager from 2009-12. During that time, he played an instrumental role in developing the Hypor American market. He will be based out of North Dakota....More
  • Apr 14, 2016
    press release

    AB Vista appoints technical services and sales coordinator for North America

    The newest addition to the AB Vista team, Kendre Stringfellow, has been appointed as North America technical services and sales coordinator. Stringfellow will provide technical support to AB Vista and Aunir customers in North America. Aunir, a division of animal nutrition technology company AB Vista, is the leading independent NIR calibration development and delivery company....More
  • Apr 11, 2016
    press release

    Pig and poultry diets: DDGs may be door to mycotoxin exposure

    Since the release of Alltech’s 2015 North America Harvest Analysis results, some pork and poultry producers have found a new source for mycotoxin contamination, this time during the process of renewable fuel production....More
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