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Researchers show safety of RVF vaccine in pregnant animals, highlight One Health potential

Collaborative research has shown a new vaccine developed by researchers at The Jenner Institute at the University of Oxford is effective at protecting pregnant sheep and goats from Rift Valley fever (RVF).

Research Food Animals

EU farming chief: ASF poses 'serious risk' to pig meat market

Any further spread of African swine fever (ASF) within the EU could have a "severe impact" on domestic pig meat producers, EU agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan has warned.

Europe Porcine

Texas Tech awarded USDA-NIFA grant to target cattle infection

A Texas Tech University (TTU) professor has received a $464,338 grant to examine the underlying factors associated with metritis – a bacterial infection that affects dairy cattle.

Research Investments

Specialists highlight the underserved areas of microbiome innovation

The microbiome has become an increasingly important topic in animal health. It is especially pertinent in the search for alternative solutions to antibiotics and a more holistic approach to improving and managing animal health. Animal Pharm analyst Sian Lazell found out more at the recent Animal AgTech Innovation Summit in Amsterdam. 

Feed & Additives Pharmaceuticals

Cainthus: 'Farmers want to manage a cow as if it's their only one'

At the recent Digital Veterinary Summit in London, David Hunt of Irish firm Cainthus gave an overview of how artificial intelligence and computer vision can improve the productivity of an ever-changing livestock sector. Animal Pharm editor Joseph Harvey was in attendance.

Equipment & Technology Bovine

Kemin expands ruminant nutritional offering in EU, Africa with new supplements

Ingredients manufacturer Kemin Industries has built on its ruminant portfolio with the addition of two new products.

Kemin Industries Feed & Additives

Bayer enters collaboration with VLPbio for immunotherapies

Bayer Animal Health has signed up Spanish start-up VLPbio in a partnership focused on strengthening the former's portfolio of biological products.

Bayer Animal Health Food Animals

Wageningen studies reveal zinc benefit in piglets post-weaning

Research by Wageningen Livestock Research (WLR) has indicated providing a high zinc diet to piglets during post-weaning can modulate gut microbiota composition and intestinal function.

Porcine Feed & Additives

Huvepharma broadens scope of Monovet 90 generic with combination approvals

Bulgarian firm Huvepharma has received several combination approvals for its Monovet 90 feed additive in the US. 

Huvepharma Product Approvals

Research consortium developing salmon cardiac health warning system

A group of researchers in Scotland are working to develop an early warning system for cardiomyopathy syndrome (CMS) in salmon. 

Aquaculture Diagnostics

University of Edinburgh's SEBI to develop livestock disease database

The University of Edinburgh is developing an automated data tool to extract and summarize disease data from academic publications.

Equipment & Technology Food Animals

E coli toxin key to cattle gut colonization, responsible for serious human infection

A study has found a toxin produced by naturally-occurring Escherichia coli helps the bacteria to colonize the intestinal tract of cattle and increases transmission of the bacteria to other cows.

Bovine Research
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