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Merck head highlights growth speed of animal health monitoring

Merck's Ken Frazier has pinpointed the growth potential of the firm's animal health identification and monitoring segments following its acquisition of Antelliq.

Merck MSD Animal Health Equipment & Technology

Review 2018: What challenges lie ahead for the future of the 'Internet of Animals'?

Right now, there are more connected 'things' than there are people on this planet. Early last year, research firm Gartner predicted the Internet of Things (IoT) would have at least 8.4 billion connected things in use, rising to more than 20 billion by 2020. Something likely to add to this growth is an emerging smart-sensor movement: The Internet of Animals (IoA). Animal health consultant Dr Tom Overbay explains


Equipment & Technology Companion Animals

Review 2018: Smart M&A money is put on diagnostics and digital tech

In 2018, the stand-out M&A deals targeted diagnostics, digital technologies and nutrition. While Zoetis and Merck Animal Health made multi-billion-dollar deals, some of the sector's smaller purchases also hinted towards important trends. Animal Pharm editor Joseph Harvey looks back at where the money was spent.

M&A Abaxis

Bayer launches smartphone application to help farmers keep sows healthy

Bayer Animal Health has unveiled BCS SowDition – a smartphone application to enable swine farmers to accurately score the body condition of sow herds.

Bayer Animal Health Equipment & Technology

Schein, Vets First Choice spin-out to become Covetrus in Q1; leadership team revealed

The new standalone public entity that will be formed by the spin-off of Henry Schein Animal Health and its merger with Vets First Choice will be called Covetrus.

Equipment & Technology M&A

Dutch cow monitoring company signs up US dairy as biggest client

Dutch business CowManager has added a large US-based dairy to a growing list of clients for its cow monitoring system.

Bovine Equipment & Technology

Private equity supports management buyout of UK vet diagnostics firm

UK-based Hallmarq Veterinary Imaging has executed a management buyout, which was supported by mid-market private equity firm August Equity.

M&A Equipment & Technology

Boehringer introduces ASF prevention mobile app

Boehringer Ingelheim has made an online tool available that will help curb the spread of African swine fever (ASF).

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Equipment & Technology

Merck makes multi-billion leadership move in digital tech with Antelliq purchase

Merck Animal Health has jumped to the head of the emerging animal health digital technology sector with the acquisition of French business Antelliq.

Merck MSD Animal Health Equipment & Technology

UK veterinary school to set up 'living laboratory' for livestock

A 'living laboratory' for livestock will be established at the Bristol Veterinary School after it received a £1 million ($1.2 million) donation from the John Oldacre Foundation.

Equipment & Technology R&D

BabelBark adds pet tech expert to management

US pet technology firm BabelBark has appointed Bruce Truman vice president of sales and marketing.

People Equipment & Technology

Afimilk launches latest dairy management software and app

Israeli dairy farm management specialist Afimilk has launched its AfiFarm 5.3 software and Afi2Go Pro mobile app.

Bovine Equipment & Technology
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