Choosing the Right Livestock Applicator and Caring for It

Sep 15, 2016

In this article, Lisa Rumsfeld, Key Account Manager for Veterinary Products at Henke-Sass, Wolf, advises that using the right tools, no matter what the task at hand, makes the job more efficient, effective and easy. Having the right applicator, whether injecting, drenching or topical application of products, is critical to overall good results. For routine treatments, the majority of vets and producers prefer automatic applicators that are self-filling, either via a tube connection or bottle mount for speed and efficiency, vs individual dosing devices. ...

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International Trends Driving New Quality Initiatives in Injectable Medicines for Pets, Livestock

Sep 15, 2016

Ken Forssell, Vice President of Pharma Strategic Marketing at West Pharmaceutical Services, proposes a paper on how the veterinary sector is changing, as animal health advances to higher levels of quality that, in some cases, can rival human medical care. Part of it comes with expanding scientific knowledge: as researchers learn more about the nearly 1000 known zoonotic diseases and international agencies fight them with better, standardised care for pets and livestock, pharmaceutical companies are responding with better quality medications and vaccines. Furthermore, there is an increased focus on quality in pet care, too, as pet owners are increasing their spending. ...

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