Bayer introduces non-antibiotic BRD treatment in US

Bayer HealthCare Animal Health has launched an immunostimulant for the reduction of bovine respiratory disease (BRD) in the US.The company's Zelnate offers end users a non-vaccine, non-antibiotic approach to tackling BRD. According to Bayer, Zelnate is the fir...

Norwegian salmon industry remains under threat

The rapid rise of salmon farming in Norway over the last 20 years has seen production soar, whilst at the same time offering new hosts for fish diseases and parasites.Dr Karin Boxaspen, research director for th...

VitamFero signs up Bioproperties to toxoplasmosis vaccine pact

French animal health firm VitamFero has signed an exclusive, worldwide agreement for its animal toxoplasmosis vaccine with Australian company Bioproperties.The license, co-development and distribution deal aims...

Key characteristics of new vaccine adjuvants outlined

Adjuvants need to be versatile enough to create next-generation vaccines, according to US researchers.At the 2015 Animal Health Research Symposium in Kansas City, Missouri, Dr Tim Miller described four expectat...

Pharmaq diagnostics division up and running

The world's leading aquaculture vaccines producer Pharmaq has set up a diagnostics division to advise fish farming companies how to plan ahead.The company said it has become clear, if Norway is to hit a project...

AAD aims for global advancement of diagnostics technology

Ahead of attending this year's 2015 Kansas City Animal Health Corridor Investment Forum, which will take place today, Animal Pharm analyst Sian Lazell spoke to the chief executive of previous winner Advanced An...

Premune becomes commercial entity with Innovet deal

Swedish companion animal specialist Premune has agreed to market a pet skin product for Italian veterinary company Innovet in Europe.Stockholm-headquartered Premune said it has an exclusive marketing agreement ...

Ralph Richardson takes home 2015 Iron Paw

Dr Ralph Richardson, the former dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) at Kansas State University (KSU), has won the Kansas City Animal Heal...

Krka continues to record strong fiscal 2015

Slovenian firm Krka reported a 15% increase in sales of veterinary products during the first half of 2015.The company said animal health sales came to...

Nutreco rebrands animal nutrition research centers

Leading Dutch feed specialist Nutreco has renamed its global animal nutrition research centers.In future, Nutreco research centers will be called Trou...

Broadline antiparasitic approved in Japan

Tokyo-based Merial Japan has secured approval for Broadline, a broad spectrum product for parasite treatment and prevention in cats.Broadline (eprinom...

Fish gill disease product relaunched by Skretting

The world's leading aquatic functional feed producer Skretting has relaunched an upgraded version of its Protec product, which is says can counter the...

Merial: 80% of UK dairy herds have gutworm

Merial said its latest cattle tests for gutworm in the UK revealed four out of five dairy herds are compromised by high levels of the parasite.The UK ...

Zoetis Japan gains pain chewable approval

The Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (JMAFF) has awarded marketing approval to a Zoetis pain relief chewable tablet.JMAFF has ...

Cargill triples eastern Mexico feed capacity

US animal nutrition specialist Cargill has tripled its feed capacity in eastern Mexico with the completion of a $5 million expansion at its factory in...

Brucellosis outbreak hits Bulgarian livestock

There has been a large outbreak of brucellosis among livestock in north central Bulgaria, according to the World Organisation for Animal health (OIE)....

Manufacturing Manager - APAC

Our client, a leading global organisation in the production, marketing and sales of Animal Health products is looking for an experienced Manufacturing Manager to join the...

How anti-parasitic collars are vital to South Africa's anti-poaching

Flea and tick collars may be something you would usually associate with protecting household pets and homes from parasites. However, in parts of Africa they play a much b...

Animal Pharm M&A Table 2015

The table below displays all of the animal health acquisitions tracked by Animal Pharm during 2015.Click on the closing date for more details on the transaction. Deals announced in 2014 are not includ...

Zoetis adds adjuvant to Fostera PCV2 vaccine

Zoetis has introduced a slow release version of its porcine circovirus Type 2 (PCV2) vaccine to the US market.Fostera PCV MetaStim is a monovalent killed virus vaccine to protect against porcine circo...

Palestine hit by outbreaks of HPAI again

There has been a large outbreak of highly pathogenic avian flu (HPAI) among poultry in the Palestinian Autonomous Authority (PAA), according to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).The Paris...

Diversigen latest firm to snare Gunn expertise

US genomic data analyst firm Diversigen has added Dr George Gunn to its board of directors. The Houston, Texas-based business provides microbiome and metagenomic services to the human and animal healt...

Global sustainable feed standards launched

Agricultural certification body GlobalGAP has launched a new module for compound feed producers, which it says will put them at the 'forefront of sustainability'.The Responsible Operations Standard is...

UK partnership to curb Campylobacter through feed

UK-based companies Banham Poultry and Akeso Biomedical are joining forces to develop a new class of feed additives to help control Campylobacter infection of chickens.The partnership aims to create th...

Animal Pharm report covers veterinary diagnostics market

Diagnostics are a key technology in the global animal health toolkit and are the focus of a new Animal Pharm report.Test kits are used for the detection of causative organisms (pathogens/antigens), ba...

Stingray offers lazer beams as potential solution to sea lice

After several years of testing, a Norwegian engineering company believes it has produced a radical solution to the global problem of sea lice, which threatens the future of the salmon aquaculture indu...

First half 2015: Elanco motors into third position as leaders enjoy double-digit success

The takeaway story for the first half of 2015 is one of considerable growth in the global animal health sector.Seven of the top 10 animal health companies enjoyed double-digit growth during the first ...

Piedmont to capitalize on Big Pharma's empty pet product pipelines

In 1982, Roland Johnson came aboard Ciba-Geigy US and initiated the launch of what would become the country's largest companion animal health firm by 1995. Animal Pharm editor Joseph Harvey spoke to t...

Animal Health Calendar 2015

Animal Pharm's latest calendar of worldwide animal health conferences, congresses, summits and meetings during 2015.

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