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Thermo Fisher Scientific launches qPCR-based kit for quick detection of mastitis pathogens in dairy herds
VetMAX MastiType Multi qPCR Kit identifies 15 most significant mastitis-causing pathogens in three hours.
The show fills up the whole BITEC in Bangkok with more than 1250 exhibitors representing all species and sectors of the value chain.
Research investigating selective dry cow antibiotic therapy was a highlight at the international meeting for the National Mastitis Council, according to Dr. Ivan Leyva-Baca, veterinarian and product application specialist with Thermo Fisher Scientific. Diagnostics play a big role in these studies.
This evening is the opening of VIV China 2018, the international trade fair that runs every two years as the event covering animal production and processing from feed to food for forward-thinking businesses located in the PRC.
New survey identifies needs and gaps among cattle producers and veterinarians to advance cattle care and well-being
Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) today announced the results from the Cattle Care and Well-Being Survey, a comprehensive survey of U.S. beef producers and veterinarians, that identified resources, topics and training needed to advance cattle care and well-being.
As part of its ongoing commitment to the practice of veterinary medicine, Merck Animal Health is pleased to announce $90,000 in scholarships have been awarded to 18 exemplary bovine veterinary students.
Newport Laboratories, Inc., a leader in livestock custom-made vaccines (CMVs), today launches HerdPoint,™ a new solution for veterinarians that streamlines the nonadjacent-herd approval process and ongoing isolate management, all from a mobile phone or computer.
Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) is excited to announce that Newport Laboratories, Inc. in Worthington, Minnesota, is officially part of Boehringer Ingelheim’s animal health business unit.
Boehringer Ingelheim launches Bovikalc Dry, oral supplement for dairy cows at drying-off at UK Dairy Day
Boehringer Ingelheim has launched Bovikalc® Dry, an oral mineral supplement to help support the drying off process in dairy cows, at UK Dairy Day 2018.
The very dry weather and recent heavy rain is likely to lead to late outbreaks of lungworm disease (husk) in grazing cattle, caused by the Dictyocaulus viviparus parasite.
ISRAEL - Dr Shlomo Garazi, Chief Officer for Import and Export of the Veterinary Services from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, has reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease at a farm in Hazafon.
INDIA - Development of the dairy sector is vital for the prosperity of the country’s farmers, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said Monday.
UK - At-home consumption of milk is in an interesting situation: sales of milk are increasing, and yet the number of occasions in which milk is consumed in-home has gone down roughly 5 per cent since 2015, according to Kantar Worldpanel in-home usage data.
CHINA - Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd, a global dairy exporter and manufacturer from New Zealand, has developed a green program to strengthen sustainable farming in the Chinese animal husbandry industry.
IRELAND - Speaking after this week’s IFA National Dairy Committee meeting, Chairman Tom Phelan said representatives from all around the country were vocal and frustrated: dairy farmers’ backs are to the wall, and only higher milk prices – starting with 1c/l for August milk – will help with the massive expenditure increase on fodder and feed necessary to keep the milk flowing.
GERMANY - On Saturday (8 September), Vion's COO Bernd Stange welcomed guests from politics, society, agriculture and customers of the company to the official opening of the most modern beef production location of Vion in Waldkraiburg.
NEW ZEALAND - Government intervention in transmission will probably be required if the country is serious about electrifying dairy processing to reduce the country’s carbon emissions, Babbage Consultants associate Richard Stretton says.
IRAN - Latest statistics from the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) show that 42,925 tons of frozen beef, valued at about $183.184 million, were imported in the the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year, indicating a 3.93 per cent and a 6.78 per cent hike in terms of weight and value.
IRELAND - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said livestock farmers are under immense income pressure from falling cattle prices, increased costs, severe weather conditions all year and the erosion of direct payments.
CHINA - New Zealand's Fonterra, the world's biggest dairy exporter, is planning to triple its consumer brand Anchor's sales in China, including ultra-high temperature and pasteurized milk, to further consolidate its market position, a top company official said.
EU - With EU Commission officials in Montevideo in Uruguay this week to reconvene the Mercosur trade talks, IFA President Joe Healy said the time has come for EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan to put his foot down and tell Trade Commissioner Malmstrom that "enough is enough".
US - July exports of US pork and beef were higher than a year ago, according to data released by USDA and compiled by USMEF. Export value results were mixed, with beef exports posting another near-record month while pork export value declined, reflecting the impact of retaliatory duties imposed by Mexico and China.
US - July was another successful beef and veal export month, adding 17 per cent to July 2017’s export number and is the 6th month out of 7 posting double digit percentage volume gains in 2018, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc.
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index remained stable in August, as cereal prices rebounded while vegetable oils and sugar declined.
ASIA - Chinese dairy giant Yili has again made it into the Global Dairy Top 20 rankings recently released by the Netherlands-based Rabobank, a provider of financial services for the food and agribusiness sectors. Yili has made the rankings every year since 2014.