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Adisseo provides cornerstone for first fund focused on animal health and nutrition

French feed additive specialist Adisseo has supported Seventure Partners in creating AVF – the first venture capital fund to target animal health, feed and nutrition.

France Europe

VitamFero sets up master seed bank for toxoplasmosis vaccine

VitamFero has partnered with a fellow French company to establish a master seed bank for its Toxo KO ovine toxoplasmosis vaccine strain.

Europe France

Bacteria from older chickens could boost chick health

New research by poultry scientists in the US indicates transferring gut intestinal material from older chickens to chicks may improve both the growth of young birds and strengthen resistance to pathogens.

North America United States

Chilean to head research at Norway's AquaGen

Norway's top fish genetics company AquaGen has selected a leading Chilean fish breeding specialist to be its new head of research.

Europe South America

Ceva debates its cutting edge poultry vaccines

Ceva Santé Animale is holding a US summit this week to present and discuss its new technology poultry vaccines and indicate further innovation it expects to see in the future.

North America United States

Pocket-size feed diagnostic will speed up farm processes

Danish biosciences company Chr Hansen is to distribute a new pocket-size, fast-acting diagnostic device for analyzing animal feed on farms and in silos.

Food Animals Diagnostics

AHI study details animal health's prominent contribution to the US economy

The US animal health industry is an "integral part of the US economy" worth around $9.9 billion in revenues, according to a new report from the Animal Health Institute (AHI).

United States Antiparasitics

Demand for fish feed sparks Egyptian joint venture

Two US feed giants Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) and Cargill have reached an agreement to potentially build a large soy crush factory in north east Egypt. 

Deals Operations

Agrivida's pivoted strategy brings big fundraising to animal nutrition and health

US enzyme-producing specialist Agrivida has brought significant fundraising to the animal nutrition sector after pivoting its strategic focus away from biofuels. 

Investments R&D

Animal Pharm Podcast #9: Mark Heffernan explains Stonehaven Incubate's game plan

Stonehaven Incubate has been launched to translate innovation in the human health space into new animal health companies. Animal Pharm Joseph Harvey editor spoke to the firm's chief executive Mark Heffernan about this new home for start-ups. 

R&D Pharmaceuticals

Water quality may hold key to EMS control in shrimp

Research in Belgium by aquaculture scientists suggests the worst problem in global shrimp farming early mortality syndrome (EMS) can be moderated by allowing certain types of bacteria to flourish in pond water. 

Aquaculture Research

New body sets ambitious shrimp farming goals

A new Latin America-led body is aiming to improve shrimp farming by implementing higher standards, full traceability with zero use of antibiotics.

South America Ecuador
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