Monday, April 1, 2024
New centre in Inverness, UK to track spread of livestock diseases
Aiming to enhance monitoring and research on diseases potentially fatal to sheep and cattle, the Rural and Veterinary Innovation Centre (Ravic), located in Inverness, UK, has commenced operations, putting scientists and businesses on a sing ...
Thursday, March 28, 2024
Bird flu detected in dairy cattle milk in Texas and Kansas, US
US officials confirmed that milk from dairy cattle in Texas and Kansas has tested positive for bird flu, raising concerns about the spread of the virus in livestock, Associated Press reported.
Thursday, March 28, 2024
Fast food chain Chick-Fil-A steps back from "no antibiotics ever" pledge
US fast-food chain Chick-Fil-A backtracked from its decade-old "no antibiotics ever" pledge intended to help prevent human antibiotic resistance linked to the rampant use of the drugs in livestock production.
Wednesday, March 27, 2024
City University of Hong Kong collaborates in research to track livestock disease threats
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) has collaborated with a team of interdisciplinary scientists from the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) One Health Poultry Hub to develop a cutting-edge computer tool that enables the mapping and ...
Tuesday, March 26, 2024
UK implements new measures to safeguard poultry sector from avian influenza
The UK government has introduced new measures aimed at enhancing protection for the poultry sector against potential avian influenza outbreaks, which include mandatory registration of all bird keepers, irrespective of the size of their floc ...
Tuesday, March 26, 2024
Philippines implements import ban on cattle and buffaloes from four countries
The Philippines Department of Agriculture (DA) has enacted a ban on the importation of live cattle and buffaloes, along with related by-products, originating from Thailand, Russia, Libya, and South Korea due to reported disease outbreaks, T ...
Tuesday, March 26, 2024
Seized pork tests positive for ASF in Thailand
The Thailand Department of Health has revealed that samples of ground pork confiscated during a raid on three illicit factories in Nakhon Pathom province have tested positive for African swine fever (ASF), Thaiger reported.
Tuesday, March 26, 2024
US researcher develops new vaccine to combat bovine respiratory disease
A Louisiana State University (LSU) professor has developed a novel vaccine to combat bovine respiratory disease (BRD), the primary cause of fatalities in cattle, FarmWeekNow reported.
Monday, March 25, 2024
American Association of Swine Veterinarians Foundation awards over US$100,000 for swine research
In a commitment to supporting research directly relevant to the profession, the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) Foundation has allocated over US$100,000 in funding for research initiatives, National Hog Farmer reported.
Monday, March 25, 2024
Texas, US veterinary lab warns respiratory cases in cattle following wildfires
The Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory is alerting livestock owners in Texas, the United States, to monitor surviving livestock for respiratory issues following recent wildfires in the Texas Panhandle.
Monday, March 25, 2024
Merck Animal Health introduces BIOMARK IS1001 MUX multiplexing transceiver
Merck Animal Health announced on March 18 the introduction of the BIOMARK® IS1001 MUX multiplexing transceiver.
Friday, March 22, 2024
First US case of avian influenza detected in livestock
The Minnesota Board of Animal Health (MBAH) announced the detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in a baby goat from a farm in Stevens County, Minnesota, US, University of Minnesota's Centre for Infectious Disease Research &a ...
Friday, March 22, 2024
Lallemand Animal Nutrition approaches product development stage for Alpha-Gal-based tech
The collaboration between startup microXpace and Lallemand Animal Nutrition has reached a significant milestone as both partners prepare to enter the product development phase for the Alpha-Gal-based technology, Lallemand Animal Nutrition a ...
Thursday, March 21, 2024
FarmSee partners with MSD Animal Health to integrate AI weighing technology
FarmSee, a leader in camera-based artificial intelligence solutions for swine monitoring and production optimisation, has announced a strategic collaboration with MSD Animal Health, to integrate FarmSee's AI-based weighing technology into i ...
Thursday, March 21, 2024
Philippines to look into livestock medications used in Czech Republic
The Philippines will study livestock medications used in the Czech Republic to improve local cattle farming.

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