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Antiparasitics

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Funding will help Moredun test poultry mite vaccines

Scotland's Moredun Research Institute has received a cash boost to test vaccines for reducing damaging red mites in poultry production using fewer chickens.

Vaccines Poultry

Sarolaner set for next European approval following positive opinion

European authorities have recommended Zoetis' MiPet Easecto (sarolaner) for marketing authorization.

Europe Antiparasitics

Norbrook simplifies its anthelmintics packaging

Northern Irish company Norbrook Laboratories has enhanced and improved the packaging on its range of anthelmintics products. 

Norbrook Laboratories Antiparasitics

Virbac's Sentinel Spectrum gets US supplemental approval

Virbac has added the treatment and control of adult tapeworm to the label of Sentinel Spectrum (milbemycin oxime, lufenuron, praziquantel) in the US.

United States FDA

Piedmont's scope and Asian exposure supported by investment from Japan

US veterinary pharmaceuticals firm Piedmont Animal Health has grown its potential market coverage in Asia by deepening its relationship with Japanese chemicals specialist Sumitomo.

Asia Pacific Japan

Bayer, Elanco and Merial add to patent portfolios

In a busy month of new patent applications, three of the largest companies each fielded three innovative approaches to animal health.  

R&D Policy & Regulation
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Vaccines

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Funding will help Moredun test poultry mite vaccines

Scotland's Moredun Research Institute has received a cash boost to test vaccines for reducing damaging red mites in poultry production using fewer chickens.

Vaccines Poultry

Genetic progress in ASF vaccine research

A significant achievement in the search for a vaccine for the economically damaging African swine fever (ASF) has been claimed by Australian and US researchers. 

R&D Vaccines

Rabies vaccination has unexpected benefits

A US veterinary foundation claims that vaccinating dogs against rabies can have multiple health benefits for animals and potentially humans.

South Africa Vaccines

Vietnam eyes domestic avian flu vaccine production

Southeast Asian country Vietnam will produce its own vaccines against two common strains of avian influenza, according to local media.

Asia Pacific Vietnam

Colombian FMD outbreak blamed on cattle imports

A significant Colombian case of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in June this year has been blamed on the illegal movement of cattle from Venezuela.

South America Colombia

IDT rabies vaccine gets positive opinion

German firm IDT Biologika is set to bring another rabies vaccine to market in Europe after receiving a positive opinion ruling.

Europe Germany
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Pharmaceuticals

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New study backs efficacy of VetDC's canine lymphoma treatment

Pet cancer therapy specialist VetDC has said findings from a new study support the efficacy of its Tanovea-CA1 canine lymphoma treatment. 

Canine Cancer

EMA finds general decline in antibiotic use in EU, situation varying across countries

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has found sales of antibiotics for animal use decreased by 13% in Europe between 2011 and 2015. 

Antimicrobial resistance Policy & Regulation

Aratana set to launch Entyce in US after delays

Pet health specialist Aratana Therapeutics is making its Entyce appetite stimulant for dogs available to US veterinarians. 

Aratana Therapeutics Pharmaceuticals

Zoetis to add cats to anesthetic's label

European authorities have given the go-ahead for the addition of cats to the label of Zoetis' SevoFlo.

Europe Feline

Animal antimicrobial use in Denmark falls again

Antimicrobial consumption by animals in Denmark in 2016 fell by a substantial 5%.

Europe Denmark

Antibiotic-free farms: An opportunity goes begging

Charlie Munger, a leading US investment guru and stock market expert once said: "Too little attention in economics [is given] to second-order and even higher-order effects. This defect is quite understandable because consequences have consequences and consequences of the consequences have consequences and so on."

Markets R&D
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Feed & Additives

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Nutriad opens new office in Poland

In an effort to drive its business in Europe, Belgian feed additive specialist Nutriad has opened a new office in Warsaw, Poland. 

Operations Poland

Evonik plans to dig deep into poultry health data

German chemicals company Evonik Industries is making a long-term play in the animal health data sector by employing more digital technologies in its nutrition work.

Equipment & Technology Poultry

Delacon expands phytogenics team in US

Austrian feed additive specialist Delacon has increased its potential penetration in the US market with the addition of two new technical sales experts.

United States People

Zinpro boosts presence in pivotal Iowa region

US trace minerals specialist Zinpro has enhanced its presence among cattle producers in the mid-west region of the country by appointing a beef expert as its technical sales manager for the area.

North America United States

Dutch company steps up its pig feed innovation

Royal De Heus is building an experimental pig nutrition center in the eastern Netherlands to advance its feed research capability.

Europe Netherlands

Danisco launches broiler probiotic in Europe

Feed additive specialist Dansico has launched a new probiotic in Europe to protect broilers against diverse health challenges.

Netherlands Europe
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Equipment & Technology

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Cargill's data tool aids poultry producers' profits

Cargill's work on the data side of animal nutrition is providing broiler producers with greater insight into impacts on their profits. 

Cargill Equipment & Technology

Evonik plans to dig deep into poultry health data

German chemicals company Evonik Industries is making a long-term play in the animal health data sector by employing more digital technologies in its nutrition work.

Equipment & Technology Poultry

Australia to use robots to check AMR on farms

One of Australia's leading meat industry bodies Australia Pork is to invest Aus$1.3 million ($1 million) in providing diagnostic robots to check feces on pig and poultry farms for antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

Asia Pacific Australia

Aquaculture thought it had conquered its major problems but innovation is still a must

A panel of experts discussed the future of the fish health sector at the recent Aquaculture Innovation Summit in London. Animal Pharm editor Joseph Harvey attended to hear about an industry searching for next-generation answers to its unmet needs. 

Aquaculture R&D

Scottish genetics firm sets the pace in the fast-growing fish breeding sector

Scottish fish genetics specialist Xelect is at the forefront of a surging global demand to enhance fish reproduction and prevent damaging aquatic diseases. Animal Pharm analyst Malcolm Flanagan talks to the company’s breeding program manager Dr Marie Smedley about the prospects for genetics in the aquaculture industry.

Aquaculture Equipment & Technology

MWI invests in osteoarthritis product development

US veterinary distributor MWI Animal Health is to pump cash into a start-up specializing in treatment of arthritis and rheumatoid conditions in companion animals.

Investments Osteoarthritis
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Diagnostics

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Australia to use robots to check AMR on farms

One of Australia's leading meat industry bodies Australia Pork is to invest Aus$1.3 million ($1 million) in providing diagnostic robots to check feces on pig and poultry farms for antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

Asia Pacific Australia

Zoetis expand Witness diagnostics line with feline test

Zoetis has launched its new Witness FFH combination feline diagnostic in the US. 

North America United States

How to make the most of Animal Pharm’s powerful search

With the launch of the new Animal Pharm website, we made it easy to search across our articles and filter down based on key factors.

Europe International

Global agencies meet to probe MERS more deeply

World experts on the potentially fatal zoonotic disease the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) met in Geneva recently to investigate what steps affected countries could take to counter the pathogen.

Europe Austria

Japan surveys antimicrobial resistance at slaughter

The Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (JMAFF) and National Veterinary Assay Laboratory (NVAL) have reported the results of a fiscal 2015 survey of the incidence of antimicrobial resistant strains in food-producing animals at nationwide slaughter houses. 

Asia Pacific Japan

Aquaculture thought it had conquered its major problems but innovation is still a must

A panel of experts discussed the future of the fish health sector at the recent Aquaculture Innovation Summit in London. Animal Pharm editor Joseph Harvey attended to hear about an industry searching for next-generation answers to its unmet needs. 

Aquaculture R&D
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Generics

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Domestic companies secure Japanese authorization for generics, vaccines

The Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (JMAFF) has recently approved four veterinary generics.

Asia Pacific Japan

Le Vet secures ninth product approval of 2017

Dutch company Le Vet Pharma has secured decentralized European approval for its Tranquigel (acepromazine) sedative for dogs and horses.

Europe Pharmaceuticals

Spaniard selected to lead EU vet generics group

The European Group for Generic Veterinary Products (EGGVP) has re-elected its Spanish chair Dolores Caínzos to continue leading the organization for the next three years.

Europe People

New entrants into KC Corridor highlight ongoing strength of region's ecosystem

Despite adding 52 new companies since 2006, the growth of the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor (KCAHC) shows no sign of abating.

North America United States

Aurora reproductive generics approved in US

Aurora Pharmaceutical has received US authorization for a reproductive product in horses. 

Generics Equine

Japan approves Virbac's otitis treatment for dogs

The Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (JMAFF) has approved Virbac Japan's EasOtic (hydrocortisone aceponate, miconazole nitrate, gentamicin sulphate) to treat infectious external otitis in dogs. 

Pharmaceuticals Generics
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