Animal Health – The Research for the Best Production

Feb 27, 2017

In the veterinary industry, it is necessary to constantly work toward obtaining results. That is why the use of financial and human resources, internally or outsourced, in researches to define formulations, methods, parameters and tests of effectiveness in the field mean the excellence of companies and the safety of the solutions presented. Sandra Barioni Toma, Head of RD&I at Ourofino, outlines the alternative solutions of how the Department of Research & Development in Brazil can keep up with others in the industry. ...

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Antibiotic Usage Trends Spur New Ways to Raise Birds

Feb 27, 2017

AGP replacement increasingly defines the global poultry market. From a performance perspective, several feed additives available today can effectively serve modern poultry production and generate profits. A look across two dozen trials reveals their potential. This article is written by Richard Markus, Assistant of Development Director & Global Technical Sales Coordinator, and Franz Waxenecker, Director of the Development Department, BIOMIN. ...

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Reemergence of New World Screwworm in Endangered Florida Key Deer

Feb 27, 2017

The New World screw-worm fly, or screw-worm for short, is a species of parasitic fly that is well known for the way in which its larvae (maggots) eat the living tissue of warm-blooded animals. It is present in the New World tropics. Screwworm infestations can be devastating to domestic livestock. Dr. Tina Dow, Assistant Professor at the University of Central Florida’s College of Medicine, explains us the characteristics and the lifecycle of these insects, furthermore outlines the current treatment and eradication measures. ...

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