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Set Alert for Antiparasitics

Bayer stokes further Seresto growth with launch in China

Bayer Animal Health will stimulate even further growth from its Seresto flea and tick collar after introducing the product to the Chinese market.

Bayer Animal Health China

Zoetis gets positive opinion for Simparica in CVS partnership

Zoetis is seeking an additional European approval for Stronghold Plus under a different brand name.

Zoetis Product Approvals

Animal Pharm requires report authors with knowledge of antiparasitics, diagnostics or Asia

Animal Pharm is seeking new authors for its animal health industry reports team.

Asia Pacific Antiparasitics

US FDA approves companion animal, livestock generics

The US FDA has recently handed out generic approvals to three companies for both livestock and pet products. 

Product Approvals Generics

Chanelle receives EU positive opinion for generic of Stronghold

Irish firm Chanelle Pharmaceuticals is close to putting another generic on the European market after gaining a positive opinion ruling from authorities. 

Product Approvals Antiparasitics

Boehringer expands in China, online with flagship parasiticide e-commerce store

Boehringer Ingelheim has launched an online store for its companion animal parasiticide products in China.

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Operations
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Set Alert for Vaccines

Merck introduces combination poultry vaccine to US

Merck Animal Health has launched its Innovax ND-ILT vaccine for poultry in the US. 

Merck MSD Animal Health Vaccines

Mazen wants investment to fuel advanced PEDV vaccine studies

US biotechnology firm Mazen Animal Health is ready to scale up its R&D for low-cost oral recombinant vaccines.

Investments R&D

AgResults to launch FMD vaccine project for East Africa

AgResults is going to follow up the success of its ongoing brucellosis vaccine development competition with a project focused on developing a vaccine for foot-and-mouth disease (FMD).

Middle East and Africa R&D

Argentine firm secures domestic authorization for FMD vaccine

Authorities in Argentina have approved an anti-viral foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) vaccine developed by local company CDV Laboratory

Argentina Product Approvals

VLPbio lines up partner for PRRS immunotherapeutic vaccine

Spanish biotechnology company VLPbio has secured a license option deal with an unnamed partner for its vaccine candidate against porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS).

Deals R&D

Malcisbo seeks funding to develop carbohydrate-based vaccines for livestock

Swiss start-up Malcisbo is looking for investment to further develop its glyco-conjugate poultry and swine vaccines.

Investments R&D
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Set Alert for Pharmaceuticals

Are high costs blocking proper healthcare for companion animals?

Idaho-based pet medication supplier PetIQ believes the companion animal market in the US is set for healthy growth, despite the cost of medicine to owners proving to be a constant obstacle. Animal Pharm editor Joseph Harvey examined this dynamic and spoke to pricing specialist Graham Tatham of consultancy Simon-Kucher & Partners' animal health practice for his point-of-view.

Companion Animals Markets

KindredBio looking at several commercial options in Europe

Kindred Biosciences is looking at various commercial options as it aims for approval of its first product in Europe this year.

Kindred Biosciences Product Approvals

Potential sterility problems prompt Norbrook to recall products in US

Northern Irish company Norbrook Laboratories has recalled several lots of its injectable products in the US as a precautionary measure.

Norbrook Laboratories Policy & Regulation

DS Pharma gains extra approval for cattle injectable solution

The Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (JMAFF) has approved an additional route of administration for DS Pharma Animal Health's Victas Injectable Solution 5% (orbifloxacin).

Product Approvals Pharmaceuticals

US FDA approves companion animal, livestock generics

The US FDA has recently handed out generic approvals to three companies for both livestock and pet products. 

Product Approvals Generics

ImmuCell achieves Re-Tain milestone, discusses potential setbacks

US firm ImmuCell has reached a key milestone in the development of its Re-Tain mastitis treatment. 

R&D Pharmaceuticals
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Feed & Additives

Set Alert for Feed and Additives

Cytophage nears validation trials for synthetic bacteriophages in poultry

Canadian start-up Cytophage believes it can revolutionize the way bacterial infections are treated with its bacteriophage technology.

Poultry Feed & Additives

Purapep eyes seed funding, series A through 2022

German pet nutritional supplement specialist Purapep has a seed funding round and series A in its sights over the next two years. 

Investments Feed & Additives

UK insect protein start-up Entocycle vying to disrupt animal feed market

UK start-up Entocycle is looking to revolutionize the animal feed market through a sustainable, automated insect protein production system. Animal Pharm analyst Daniel Willis spoke to James Millar, the firm's chief commercial officer, to learn more about its strategy.

Feed & Additives R&D

Embion seeks funding to develop affordable prebiotics for livestock

Swiss firm Embion Technologies is looking to source series B funding of $3 million to develop its prebiotics.

Feed & Additives Poultry

Delacon sets up Asia hub, adds to regional team

Phytogenic feed additive specialist Delacon has opened a new office in Singapore and expanded its team in Asia with two new appointments.

Asia Pacific Operations

White Dog Labs' positive poultry study advances clostridial nutrition pipeline

Despite its name, White Dog Labs is not focused on the canine therapeutics space. In fact, because it deals with the fermentation process, the company took the 'White Dog' moniker from a slang term for moonshine – the illicit distillery of whisky or bourbon. Animal Pharm editor Joseph Harvey spoke to the New Castle, Delaware-based company about how it is producing a suite of nutritional products for food animals. 

Feed & Additives Food Animals
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Equipment & Technology

Set Alert for Equipment and Technology

Invoxia seeks animal health expertise for development of GPS pet tracker

French telecommunications specialist Invoxia is taking its expertise in the human GPS space into the companion animal market.

Companion Animals Equipment & Technology

AVF explains strategy as first funding supports Israeli tech with animal health potential

The AVF fund has backed Israeli company Inspecto Solutions, which is developing a nanoscale portable detection device.

Investments Equipment & Technology

Folium Science could have first product approval in 2020

UK-based start-up Folium Science believes it could bring its first product for precisely controlling bacteria in animals to market in 2020.

Equipment & Technology R&D

Ben Shaw: Covetrus can be as big a disruptor as IDEXX

Last month, animal health's newest billion-dollar business – Covetrus – was created and launched on the Nasdaq. Animal Pharm editor Joseph Harvey spoke to the company's president and chief executive Ben Shaw about his roots in animal health and the change Covetrus can bring to the wider veterinary sector.

Companion Animals Equipment & Technology

Northyde looks to advance precision farming in Africa's small ruminants

Zimbabwe-based Northyde Life Sciences is seeking funding to develop its internet-of-things (IoT)-driven precision animal husbandry technology for small ruminants in sub-Saharan Africa.

Middle East and Africa Equipment & Technology

Elanco partner Performance Livestock Analytics secures Wilbur-Ellis investment

US farm management technology firm Performance Livestock Analytics (PLA) has secured investment from Cavallo Ventures – the venture capital arm of agricultural group Wilbur-Ellis.

Equipment & Technology Investments
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Set Alert for Diagnostics

Credo seeks financial backing for diagnostic trials

Credo Biomedical is looking for series B investment to further the development its lead diagnostic product.

Diagnostics Companion Animals

Brazilian mastitis diagnostics firm aims for growth funding

Brazilian company NGS Genomics Solutions is looking for funding to develop its next-generation sequencing technology.

Diagnostics Mastitis

Animal Pharm requires report authors with knowledge of antiparasitics, diagnostics or Asia

Animal Pharm is seeking new authors for its animal health industry reports team.

Asia Pacific Antiparasitics

US firm Animart moves into diagnostics and data with acquisition

Animart has evolved its veterinary medication business into "an integrated animal health company" through a merger with fellow US firm Animal Profiling. 

M&A Diagnostics

LexaGene technology successful in canine pathogen detection

US genetic analyzer specialist LexaGene has secured more positive results from a pilot clinical study focused on detecting canine urinary tract infections.

Canine R&D

Clint Lewis outlines plan to make Abaxis into broader diagnostics player

Zoetis has gone from a couple of exploratory acquisitions to being a key market player in veterinary diagnostics, according to executive vice president Clint Lewis. Animal Pharm editor Joseph Harvey got the lowdown from Mr Lewis on this relatively new but burgeoning area for Zoetis, while analyst Sian Lazell listened to his opening keynote speech at the recent Animal Health Investment Europe conference in London. 

Zoetis Diagnostics
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Set Alert for Generics

US FDA approves companion animal, livestock generics

The US FDA has recently handed out generic approvals to three companies for both livestock and pet products. 

Product Approvals Generics

India's Ashish Life Science raises $6.3m in series A, looking for global expansion

Ashish Life Science has raised INR450 million ($6.3 million) in a series A funding found, which will allow it to expand its Europe, Australia and South Africa.

Investments Pharmaceuticals

Ceva to launch canine heartworm generic in US

French firm Ceva Santé Animale is launching MilbeGuard (milbemycin oxime) flavored tablets in the US.

Ceva Sante Animale Antiparasitics

Pharmgate launches generic feed additive in US cattle market

Pharmgate Animal Health has introduced Deracin (chlortetracycline) to control two of the most costly and challenging diseases in the US cattle industry.

Generics Antiparasitics

Virbac calf diarrhea generic gets EU positive opinion

European authorities have given the green light for the approval of Virbac's Kriptazen (halofuginone).

Product Approvals Generics

Lebanese leader explores greater global exposure

Lebanese Veterinary Laboratories (LVL) wants to replicate its strength in the Middle Eastern market in North Africa and Asia.

Middle East and Africa Generics
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