Animal Health
Wednesday, March 20, 2024
Ancora Holdings seeks board seats and CEO replacement at Elanco Animal Health
Investment firm Ancora Holdings has announced its intention to secure four board seats at Elanco Animal Health and is advocating for the replacement of the current chief executive officer, Jeffrey Simmons, citing concerns over the company's ...
Monday, March 18, 2024
UK government mulls continued targeted badger culling to tackle bovine TB
The UK government is considering the continuation of targeted badger culling in high-risk areas to combat tuberculosis in cattle, Shropshire Star reported.
Monday, March 18, 2024
Lallemand shares results concerning benefits of microbial bedding conditioner on udder health
Lallemand Animal Nutrition recently shared the results of a scientific publication which shows that the application of a dedicated microbial bedding conditioner preserves the quality of the bedding material and has positive outcomes on the ...
Friday, March 15, 2024
Kenyan farmers demonstrate considerable awareness of antibiotics risks, study finds
A recent study published in CABI Agriculture and Bioscience unveils significant farmer awareness concerning various risks associated with antibiotic use in Kenyan livestock, particularly antimicrobial resistance (AMR), reported.
Friday, March 15, 2024
UK regulation introduced to update Veterinary Medicines Regulations
The government of the United Kingdom has introduced legislation to modernise the Veterinary Medicines Regulations and maintain the UK as an attractive place to develop and market veterinary medicines.
Friday, March 15, 2024
Anthrax outbreak in Laos prompts Thailand to warn against consuming uncooked meat
Thailand's Department of Livestock Development (DLD) is urging the public to avoid consuming uncooked meat following a report of an anthrax outbreak in neighbouring Laos.
Thursday, March 14, 2024
Bangladesh Agricultural University develops new method for livestock disease identification
A research team at Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) has unveiled a new method for identifying livestock diseases caused by blood protozoa with nearly 100% accuracy, thanks to the use of DNA testing, The Business Standard reported.
Thursday, March 14, 2024
Belgium joins pilot project to enhance salmonella testing accuracy in poultry
Belgium has entered a pilot project initiated by the Netherlands aimed at assessing the precision of salmonella testing in poultry flocks, announced Animal Health Care Flanders (DGZ), Food Safety News reported.
Thursday, March 14, 2024
Low levels of veterinary drug residues in animals, meat maintained in EU
Levels of residues from veterinary drugs and other substances found in animals and animal-derived food remain low in the European Union, according to the latest report from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
Wednesday, March 13, 2024
CSIRO launches US$36.3 million initiative to protect Australian crops, livestock
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia's national science agency, has unveiled an over AUD 55 million (US$36.3 million) initiative, Catalysing Australia's Biosecurity (CAB), which aims to protect ...
Tuesday, March 12, 2024
Research project in New Zealand aims to boost defence against avian influenza
Scientists in New Zealand have initiated a research project focused on gathering environmental samples, including bird faeces, aimed at understanding the potential impact of avian influenza and other viruses in the country, 1 News reported.
Monday, March 11, 2024
Australian agriculture associations collaborate on biosecurity preparedness for feedlot industry
Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) and the Australian Lot Feeders' Association (ALFA) have joined forces to bolster biosecurity preparedness against exotic animal disease (EAD) threats, Meat & Livestock Australia reported.
Monday, March 11, 2024
Elanco appoints general counsel and corporate secretary
Elanco Animal Health has announced on March 4 the appointment of Shiv O'Neill as the company's executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary.
Friday, March 8, 2024
Victorias city, Philippines extends aid to swine farmers amid ASF outbreak
The city government of Victorias, located in Negros Occidental, Philippines, continues to provide aid to local swine farmers affected by the African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak through the Swine Development Programme Insurance, SunStar repor ...
Thursday, March 7, 2024
US turkey industry faces obstacles in adopting avian influenza vaccine
John Zimmerman, the chairman of the US National Turkey Federation, highlighted several challenges in implementing a high-path avian influenza vaccine in the country, including trade barriers, Brownfield Ag News reported.

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