Animal Health
Thursday, October 16, 2003
US' Genetics Company Develops Vaccine for Chronic Wasting Disease
October 16, 2003 US' Genetics Company Develops Vaccine for Chronic Wasting Disease GeneThera, Inc. in the United States announced on October 14 that development of a vaccine for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is underway. This vaccine works ...
Thursday, October 16, 2003
Canada's Research to Produce Healthier Herds
October 16, 2003 Canada's Research to Produce Healthier Herds A Canadian cancer-research company, PharmaGap, has created a new, non-invasive immunology test that can identify the natural resistance of breeding stock to disease. They claimed ...
Thursday, October 16, 2003
UK's NFU Supports Plan to Animal Disease Prevention
October 16, 2003 UK's NFU Supports Plan to Animal Disease Prevention UK's NFU yesterday gave its backing to Defra's plans for a revitalised "partnership approach" to the prevention of animal disease in future, but used the opportunity to re ...
Wednesday, October 15, 2003
Control of Rodents to Ensure Animal Health & Safety
October 15, 2003 Control of Rodents to Ensure Animal Health & Safety Rodent infestations in swine facilities can threaten animal health and safety and decrease productivity. Hence, a solid, ongoing rodent control program that is able to pre ...
Wednesday, October 15, 2003
Outbreak of Cattle-Lung Disease in Caprivi, South Africa
October 15, 2003 Outbreak of Cattle-Lung Disease in Caprivi, South Africa Last week in South Africa, the Department of Veterinary Services has confirmed an outbreak of cattle-lung sickness in the Linyanti area of the Caprivi Region. The dea ...
Tuesday, October 14, 2003
UK New Study On Rise in Pig Infertility
October 14, 2003 UK New Study On Rise in Pig Infertility In UK, collaboration between the Veterinary Laboratories Agency and Royal Veterinary College undertakes, will involve 20 farms being nominated by their veterinary surgeon as fulfillin ...
Tuesday, October 14, 2003
Follow-Up Report on Argentina Foot and Mouth Virus
October 14, 2003 Follow-Up Report on Argentina Foot and Mouth Virus Below is a brief follow-up report dated October 10 on the diagnosis of animals infected with the foot and mouth disease in Argentina. There are no active foot and mouth dis ...
Monday, October 13, 2003
Korea, Kyongju City Breakout of Hog Cholera
October 13, 2003 Korea, Kyongju City Breakout of Hog Cholera Hog cholera has broken out again in Kyongju city for the 2nd time in 7 months. The city government said yesterday that 25 pigs at a farm in the region tested positive for the fata ...
Monday, October 13, 2003
Pakistan Fishmeal Industry Demand On-Time Health Certificates
October 13, 2003 Pakistan Fishmeal Industry Demand On-Time Health Certificates Major exporters of fishmeal in Pakistan have complained of facing harassment by the Marine Fisheries Department (MFD) in getting certificates of health for expor ...
Friday, October 10, 2003
Malaysia Needs to Step Up More Research For Animal Health
October 10, 2003 Malaysia Needs to Step Up More Research For Animal Health Industry must make the effort to work closely with tertiary institutions to come up with more Malaysian-made innovations and research on animal health instead of com ...
Friday, October 10, 2003
Better Monitoring of Diseased Livestock
October 10, 2003 Better Monitoring of Diseased Livestock Digital Angel Corp. has signed a contract to provide the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) with electronic tracking devices that will allow the government agency to monitor and isol ...
Wednesday, October 8, 2003
China Ban Certain Animals & Products from the Philippines
October 8, 2003 China Ban Certain Animals & Products from the Philippines Philippines Trade and Industry Secretary Manuel A. Roxas II urged the Department of Agriculture to take appropriate action regarding a ban currently imposed by Hong K ...
Wednesday, October 8, 2003
Brazil Ministry of Agriculture Invests $20m in Animal Health Bio-Security Lab
October 8, 2003 Brazil Ministry of Agriculture Invests $20m in Animal Health Bio-Security Lab The Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture is to complete the erection of a modern animal health bio-security lab in Pedro Leopoldo (Minas Gerais), whi ...
Wednesday, October 8, 2003
EU Ban on Antibiotic May Be Bad for Animal Health
October 8, 2003 EU Ban on Antibiotic May Be Bad for Animal Health The proposed European Union ban on antibiotic growth aroused rebukes by expert critics, saying that it may be bad for animal health with little benefit for human health. Auth ...
Tuesday, October 7, 2003
Japan Mad Cow Case - Possible Influence on US-Canada Trade
October 7, 2003     Japan Mad Cow Case - Possible Influence on US-Canada Trade The U.S. Agriculture Department said on Monday it was investigating on a new case of mad cow disease in a young animal in Japan, which could impact a USDA plan t ...

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