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Vetoquinol breaks into digital tech with FarmVet Systems acquisition

French firm Vetoquinol is the latest firm to take a step into the digital animal health space by acquiring a majority interest in Northern Irish start-up FarmVet Systems.

Vetoquinol M&A

Neogen acquires US cattle breeding specialist

Neogen has acquired the assets of Livestock Genetic Services (LGS), which is a specialist in genetic evaluations and data management for cattle breeding companies.

Neogen M&A

Bayer sees food animal synergies with newly-acquired Monsanto

Bayer Animal Health is set to benefit from Monsanto's expertise in digital farming, as the two companies work on becoming integrated.

Bayer Animal Health Monsanto

Huvepharma makes third purchase of 2018 with move for Neovia animal health division

Bulgarian business Huvepharma has hit the M&A trail again and purchased the animal health business of French feed firm Neovia for an undisclosed fee.

Huvepharma Pharmaceuticals

Balchem grows European footprint with purchase of Italian nutrition firm

Balchem has acquired Bioscreen Technologies – an Italian firm that specializes in encapsulated and fermented feed nutrition for food animals.

M&A Feed & Additives

Huvepharma supports ongoing US growth with acquisition of polymer specialist

Huvepharma has bought T-HEXX Animal Health for an undisclosed fee.

Huvepharma Bovine

Antelliq adds to data capture capabilities with Agrident acquisition

French animal health data technology company Antelliq has acquired a German radio-frequency identification data (RFID) capture specialist.

Equipment & Technology Bovine

US investment firm enters animal health by acquiring Stratford Pharmaceuticals

Eli Global has acquired 100% of companion animal dermatology specialist Stratford Pharmaceuticals from its shareholders.


ADM continues to increase animal nutrition expertise as Probiotics deal closes

US firm Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has built on its growing status as an animal nutrition leader with its second acquisition in this area during 2018.

Feed & Additives M&A

Zoetis finalizes $2bn deal for Abaxis

Zoetis has completed its acquisition of veterinary diagnostics specialist Abaxis for $2 billion.

Zoetis Abaxis

Elanco to sell Posilac to Brazilian company

Elanco has entered into an agreement to sell its Posilac business to Brazil's Union Agener.

Elanco Bovine

Dechra shares climb on back of acquisitions

UK firm Dechra Pharmaceuticals has seen its share price embark on an upwards trend over the first half of 2018.

Dechra Pharmaceuticals Operations