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26 November 2021
Weekly global protein digest: Food inflation's grip on consumers tightens
Market analyst Jim Wyckoff shares highlights from this week's activities in the global protein market, including projections for food prices in 2022. ...
22 November 2021
World Antibiotic Awareness Week: Key takeaways from new FAO report to reduce livestock antimicrobial use through nutrition
Coen Smits, Global R&D Director at Trouw Nutrition and first author of a new Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) initiated report focused on reducing antibiotic use in livestock using nutritional strategies, spoke to Global Ag...
19 November 2021
Horn fly resistance observed in organic Holstein cattle
Penn State University studies genetic parameters associated with horn fly resistance in organic Holstein cattle...
17 November 2021
Genetic contact tracing could help curb TB outbreaks
Routine analysis of bacteria in cattle and badgers could help manage early spread of costly disease, research shows. ...
15 November 2021
Next-gen sequencing diagnoses 1st US case of boosepivirus
The sample that arrived at the University of Illinois Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in the fall of 2019 came from a petting zoo. The zoo’s 10-day-old calf had diarrhea, and the zoo wanted to know what pathogens were present in the fecal sample, in...
13 November 2021
France confirms case of bovine brucellosis
The case was confirmed on a farm in Haute-Savoie...
10 November 2021
UK: Veterinary antibiotics sales on the decline
VMD attributes positive results to cooperation between the farming industry, veterinarians and government...
05 November 2021
Moderate to high risk of liver fluke infection in cattle this autumn, winter
Farmers in Northern Ireland (NI) should prepare for a medium to high risk of liver fluke infection in sheep and cattle this autumn 2021 and winter 2022....
02 November 2021
Second stage of Brazil's campaign against FMD started Nov 1
The second stage of Brazil's national vaccination campaign against foot-and-mouth disease in 2021 started November 1st, according to the Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture. ...
28 October 2021
US House subcommittee finds that COVID-19 infections at meat plats were much higher than previous estimates
Workers at the leading US meatpacking plants experienced cases and death from COVID-19 that were up to three times previous estimates....
27 October 2021
US researchers identify potential intervention for BRD in calves
Scientists with the USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) have identified proteins in bacteria associated with bovine respiratory disease (BVD), saying that it could form part of an intervention strategy against the disease. ...
25 October 2021
UK warns of moderate to high risk of liver fluke infection for 2021 to 2022 season
Researchers from Northern Ireland's AFBI warn that cattle and sheep are at moderate to high risk of liver fluke infection during the autumn and winter seasons. ...
19 October 2021
How farmers can tackle listeriosis
Clare Holmes from Northern Ireland's Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) has written a synopsis explaining the infection path of Listeria and how farmers can keep the infection at bay. ...
15 October 2021
Germany reports atypical BSE case in a cow
The Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has confirmed a case of atypical BSE on 14 October in Germany....
13 October 2021
ARS confirms that cattle are not susceptible to COVID-19
Researchers with the USDA Agricultural Research Service have determined that cattle cannot replicate the SARS-CoV-2 virus or transmit it to humans. ...
11 October 2021
New research on persistence of highly contagious FMD
A major new study, featured on the cover of Science Magazine, undertaken by scientists at The Pirbright Institute, Oregon State University, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and SANParks, Veterinary Wildlife Services, Kruger National Park explores the...
08 October 2021
Labor court confirms that JBS must reinstate indigenous workers in Brazil plant
A labor court in Santa Catarina has confirmed an injunction ordering JBS SA, the world's largest meatpacker, to reinstate about 40 indigenous people dismissed after May 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic started to ravage meat plants in Brazil....
06 October 2021
UK dairy farmers prepare for December Action Johne’s deadline
Following a successful third year of implementation of the National Johne’s Management Plan, the industry is gearing up to collect 2021 declaration forms ahead of the December deadline....
05 October 2021
New research into parasite killing 3 million animals/year in Africa, Asia and LatAm
Insights into a parasite that kills 3 million livestock each year could underpin the development of much-needed new treatments for infection, according to The Roslin Institute....
01 October 2021
Research from Pirbright Institute sheds light on FMDv in African buffalo
New research from Pirbright and other academic partners investigates the persistence and continued circulation of highly contagious foot-and-mouth disease virus in African buffalo. ...
29 September 2021
8th Circuit court in US skpetical of Tyson’s bid to keep COVID-19 claims in federal court
Judges on a the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals panel appeared leery of Tyson Foods Inc’s claim that it was acting under the federal government’s direction when it kept an Iowa processing plant open during the early weeks of the COVID-19 crisis....
New research could lead to new treatments for African trypanosomiasis
Researchers at the University of Edinburgh's Roslin Institute have gained fresh insights into the parasite that causes animal African trypanosome (AAT) infection, also known as sleeping sickness....
24 September 2021
Namibia identifies new strain of FMD
Namibia has detected a novel strain of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in its cattle herd....
23 September 2021
Single case of BSE identified on a farm in Somerset, UK
The UK's Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) has confirmed a single case of classical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) on a farm in Somerset. ...
17 September 2021
Signs of bacteria already in the bovine fetus
Researchers at the University of Helsinki have found bacterial DNA in the intestine of newborn calves, representing quite a diverse variety of bacterial species. ...
16 September 2021
New cattle-focused vet practice launches in West Wales, UK
The Cattle Vet, a new, independent veterinary practice focused on cattle, has launched in West Wales, UK. ...
15 September 2021
Brazil ban expected to have limited impact on Australian beef
Brazil has suspended exports to China after discovering two cases of ‘atypical BSE’....
14 September 2021
New udder inflammation indicators provide insight in how cows recover from the disease
Mastitis or udder inflammation is a common production disease in dairy herds, causing compromised animal welfare and entails economic losses for the farmer....
 
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