Animal Health
Friday, October 21, 2022
Findings discover rise of beneficial bacteria in poultry gut with black soldier fly-based diets
Black soldier fly-based meals can increase beneficial bacteria in poultry gut, thus promoting health and growth of birds and preempting over-reliance on antibiotics, according to findings by the Kenya-based International Center of Insect Ph ...
Thursday, October 20, 2022
Scotland, UK-based researchers look to create non-lethal testing for critical salmon diseases
Researchers are hoping to develop non-lethal testing for four major salmon diseases, in a study based in Scotland, the United Kingdom.
Thursday, October 20, 2022
Near-record number of US poultry killed due to bird flu
A near-record number of US chicken and turkey have been killed due to bird flu outbreaks across the country, as a different variant of the virus has infected more wild birds that spread the virus, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Vaccine research by Australia's University of Queensland targets lumpy skin disease
Scientists at Australia's University of Queensland (UQ) are developing a protein-based vaccine to protect Australia's beef industry from lumpy skin disease (LSD).
Monday, October 17, 2022
Bird flu detected in Anglesey, Wales
The Welsh government said bird flu has been detected at a site in Anglesey, Wales, the first case of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 detected in the country since October 1, The Guardian reported.
Monday, October 17, 2022
Possible ASF case in Iloilo, Philippines
The province of Iloilo, the Philippines, has logged a suspected African swine fever (ASF) case, despite a ban on the entry of pork from other parts of the country with confirmed ASF cases, the Manila Bulletin reported last week.
Monday, October 17, 2022
Municipality in Lower Saxony, Germany, ends ASF measures
All measures implemented — following the detection of African swine fever (ASF) months earlier on a pig farm — were lifted in the municipality of Emsbüren, district of Emsland (Lower Saxony), Germany.
Friday, October 14, 2022
Export of Pakistan's livestock products supported by Chinese vaccine technology
Chinese vaccine technology has driven Pakistan's export of livestock products, according to a recent report published by Gwadar Pro.
Thursday, October 13, 2022
UK poultry farmers call for nationwide housing order to combat bird flu
UK poultry farmers have urged for a nationwide housing order on birds following a rise in bird flu cases in the country over the past month, The Guardian reported.
Thursday, October 13, 2022
French Ministry of Agriculture says over 330,000 birds have been culled due to bird flu
Data from the French Ministry of Agriculture and Food showed 332,753 birds in the country have been culled in 20 bird flu infected farms, RFI reported.
Thursday, October 13, 2022
African swine fever detected at Romanian swine farm
Romania has detected an African swine fever (ASF) outbreak as a major swine farm in Timis county, west of the country, with 39,000 livestock set to be culled to prevent the spread of the disease, Reuters reported.
Thursday, October 13, 2022
Merck opens animal intelligence products facility in Louisiana, US
Merck Animal Health announced the opening of a manufacturing facility for its animal intelligence products in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the United States
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
False claim alleges that Australia's New South Wales forces farmers to vaccinate cattle with mRNA injections
An Australian anti-vaccine campaigner has falsely claimed the state of New South Wales, Australia, has "forced farmers to vaccinate their herd with mRNA jabs" that allegedly led to dozens of cattle deaths.
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Zoetis named to Fortune's 2022 Change the World list
Zoetis has been named to Fortune's 2022 Change the World list, a global ranking of the top 50 companies making a positive social impact through business practices that are integral to their core corporate purpose.
Monday, October 10, 2022
Algeria confirms bird flu outbreak, 35,800 birds killed
The World Organisation for Animal Health said Algeria has confirmed an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu at a poultry farm north of the country, with 35,800 birds killed due to the virus, The National reported.

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