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  • 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 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 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
    audio

    Port labor contract extensions could bolster U.S. meat exports

    West Coast port operators represented by the Pacific Maritime Association submitted a formal request to the International Longshore and Warehouse Union to begin early negotiations on a contract extension beyond 2019....More
  • Apr 25, 2016
    blog

    Tick bite could exterminate meat-eaters' appetite

    A bite from lone star ticks in some people can trigger sensitivity to red meat that can result in symptoms such as itching, hives, swollen lips and breathing problems....More

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