Nematodirus in Lambs: Prevention is Better than Cure

Mar 10, 2015

The perennial problem of Nematodirus battus-caused profuse, watery yellowy-green diarrhoea still leads to acute dehydration and on-farm deaths on many farms. As the onset of disease can be very fast, farmers have to be vigilant and respond rapidly with appropriate anthelmintics. Rachel Mallet from Bimeda describes the infection, treatments and prevention methods. ...

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Addressing Global Animal Health Challenges

Mar 10, 2015

Global economic health and social wellbeing depends a lot on both humans and animals. The animal health industry globally, especially in the developing world, is on the cusp of change. Given that 70% of all diseases suffered by humans are caused by animals. Abir Mukherjee of SeQuent presents how this has resulted in the world paying much more attention to the veterinary pharmaceutical industry. ...

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Investing in Animal Health? Value Real Value

Mar 10, 2015

The animal health market has seen a significant uptick in investment activity over the past few years. There is also a significant increase in number of human health companies that are developing drugs or other therapeutic modalities for humans to try their luck with the same products in the animal health market. While there is general agreement that the animal health market is a growth market, copycats beware, because the drivers are very different and it is worth potential investor’s time and money to understand those differences to increase their odds of success. In this article Dr Sam Al-Murrani of Babylon BioConsulting LLC outlines the market conditions and major drivers in animal health and point out some advantages for investors. ...

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