Animal Health
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Startup, which aims to advance mRNA vaccine production for animals, gets US$6.5 million funding
Genvax Technologies, a startup dedicated to bringing advances in self-amplifying mRNA vaccine production to animal health, has secured US$6.5 million in series seed funding.
Monday, August 8, 2022
Next phase of FMD control programme starts in Nagaland, India
Under the aegis of the Nagaland Livestock Development Board (NLDB), the animal husbandry and veterinary services department in Nagaland, India, officially launched the second phase of the National Animal Disease Control Programme (NADCP) on ...
Friday, August 5, 2022
University of Arkansas appoints fish health specialist for Arkansas, US lab
The University of Arkansas (US) has appointed Kailash Bohara as an Extension specialist of fish health at its Pine Bluff’s Department of Aquaculture/Fisheries.
Thursday, August 4, 2022
USPOULTRY seminar to highlight efficiencies, welfare and biosecurity best practices in poultry
USPOULTRY's 2022 Live Production, Welfare and Biosecurity Seminar will be held on September 21-22 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown in Nashville, Tennessee, the United States, and will explore many timely and relevant concerns for leader ...
Wednesday, August 3, 2022
AgNext and Elanco announce strategic alliance to advance livestock sustainability
AgNext at Colorado State University (US) and Elanco Animal Health Incorporated have announced a strategic alliance as part of a continued commitment to pioneer sustainability solutions for animal agriculture, transforming the next frontier ...
Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Close to 1,200 bovines in Rajasthan, India, died from lumpy skin disease
The outbreak of lumpy skin disease has become a bane for thousands of cattle herders in western and northern Rajasthan, India, where nearly 1,200 bovines have perished to the disease.
Monday, August 1, 2022
Spain develops tool for easier monitoring of antibiotic use in animals
Spain's Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food had developed a new tool to make it easier for farmers to self-monitor the use of antibiotics within the Computerized System for the Control of Veterinary Antibiotic Prescriptions (PRESVET ...
Monday, August 1, 2022
Kodagu in Karnataka, India, bans transport of pork over concerns of ASF
Precautions are in place in Kodagu, Karnataka, India, to control the spread of African swine fever (ASF), following the spread of the disease across the districts of Kerala state.
Friday, July 29, 2022
Not much health impact on UK from Brazilian poultry tainted with salmonella, study finds
Salmonella from imported Brazilian poultry doesn't cause much illnesses in the UK consumers, according to a study.
Friday, July 29, 2022
East Java, Indonesia sees highest FMD vaccination rate
The government of East Java, Indonesia, said that the province has recorded the highest foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) vaccination coverage, with 377,985 shots administered to farm animals so far.
Thursday, July 28, 2022
Trials at University of Arizona determine if bioavailable catechins from plants can protect shrimps from diseases
Recent challenge trials in the University of Arizona's (US) Aquaculture Research Facility, led by Dr. Arun K Dhar and Paul Schofield, investigated whether bioavailable catechins recovered from Camellia sinensis plants delivered prophylactic ...
Thursday, July 28, 2022
Major Brazilian meatpacker says animal health risk assessments blocking trade
Joao Sampaio, the director of institutional affairs at major Brazilian beef processor Minerva SA, said unfair health risk assessments are blocking the global meat trade, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, July 27, 2022
FAO: New approach needed to gauge animal health impact on emissions
Animal health is important to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but greater investment is needed to evaluate the impact, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and partners said in a report published on July 21.
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Resolution on declaring state of calamity in Zamboanga City, Philippines, due to ASF approved
The Philippines' City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) recently approved a resolution recommending the declaration of a state of calamity in Zamboanga City due to an African swine fever (ASF) outbreak that has affecte ...
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Culling of pigs at farm in Kerala, India, completed following confirmed ASF outbreak
The culling of pigs at a farm at Tavinhal in Wayanad district, Kerala, India - where two cases of African swine fever (ASF) - have been confirmed was completed on July 25.

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