Veterinary Equipment News

  • One herd test can help cut antibiotic use on-farm

    That was the message from Dr John Penry who spoke to the Herd ’19 conference in Bendigo, recently, about ways dairy farmers can reduce the use of antibiotics on-farm. ...


    By Dairy News Australia

  • atg UV gains NVI Approval

    Earlier this year, atg UV Technology’s WF range of UV systems was awarded Norwegian Veterinary Institute (NVI) approval for disinfection of intake water and wastewater from aquaculture installations. The approval followed 45 weeks of field-testing on board the Norsk Fisketransport operated well boat MS Namsos which is used for the transport of live salmon from sea cages and for de-lousing ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • Salmon images ‘lack context and veracity’

    THE Scottish Salmon Producers’ Organisation (SSPO) has defended the industry’s health record following the latest propaganda campaign by anti-salmon farm activists. Video footage and photographs of unhealthy salmon have been taken out of context, said Julie Hesketh-Laird, chief executive of the SSPO. ‘The video footage and images circulated in the media recently are horrible to ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Fish vet to chair animal charity

    THE Scottish SPCA has elected Ronnie Soutar as its new chairman, the first fish vet to hold the post. Soutar (pictured), head of Veterinary Services at Scottish Sea Farms, is one of the country’s most respected fish veterinarians, working with salmon farmers at home and abroad to advance health and welfare. His career has included two terms as president of the Fish Veterinary Society ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Addfield Opens up at the London Vet Show

    Following a flurry of last minutes activity, our team are bracing themselves as the doors are finally about to open at the London Vet Show 2017.  Taking place this year at the ExCel London across the 16th and 17th November our team are readying themselves to welcome the first visitors of the day onto our simulated Pet Crematorium.  Being a part of ...

  • Addfield opens up at the London Vet Show

    Following a flurry of last minutes activity, our team are bracing themselves as the doors are finally about to open at the London Vet Show 2017. Taking place this year at the ExCel London across the 16th and 17th November our team are readying themselves to welcome the first visitors of the day onto our simulated Pet Crematorium.  Being a part of the innovative ...

  • Starting your pet cremation business

    Pet Cremation is quickly becoming a growing business opportunity, making it ideal for starting your pet cremation business. Following recent technological developments alongside a global attitude shift towards the dignified treatment of pets resulting in a genuinely profitable new industry. ...

  • Starting Your Pet Cremation Business

    Pet Cremation is quickly becoming a growing business opportunity, making it ideal for starting your pet cremation business. Following recent technological developments alongside a global attitude shift towards the dignified treatment of pets resulting in a genuinely profitable new industry. ...

  • Starting your Pet Cremation business.

    Pet Cremation is quickly becoming a growing business opportunity, making it ideal for starting your pet cremation business. Following recent technological developments alongside a global attitude shift towards the dignified treatment of pets resulting in a genuinely profitable new industry. In 2016 in the UK alone the pet cremation business broke the hundred million pounds a year mark* ...

  • Team Matthews is in Australia

    We have always said that Matthews Environmental Solutions’ pet cremation technology is made in the United Kingdom and is used all around the world and if you ever needed further proof of this statement then just take a look at the photograph showing three members of our engineering team standing in front of the colossal equine cremator, which ...

  • CFAES Experts Available to Speak on Avian Flu

    Experts from The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and the College of Veterinary Medicine are available to speak with the media about the avian influenza virus. A federal report released on May 11 determined agency challenges in preventing the virus in both poultry and humans. Change-Won (Charles) Lee, an Ohio Agricultural Research and Development ...


    By Ohio State University

  • Cattlemen support nomination of Gov. Perdue to lead U.S. Department of Agriculture

    Tracy Brunner, president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, today released the following statement in support of President-elect Trump’s nomination of former Gov. Sonny Perdue to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture:   “Governor Perdue’s an excellent pick to head the Agriculture Department. As a lifelong agri-businessman and veterinarian, as ...

  • At UN, global leaders commit to act on antimicrobial resistance

    World leaders today signalled an unprecedented level of attention to curb the spread of infections that are resistant to antimicrobial medicines. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) happens when bacteria, viruses, parasites, and fungi develop resistance against medicines that were previously able to cure them. For the first time, Heads of State  ...

  • Reducing the spread of antimicrobial resistance on our farms and in our food

    FAO today pledged to help countries develop strategies for tackling the spread of antimicrobial resistance in their food supply chains, as governments prepare to debate the emerging challenge posed by medicine-resistant "superbugs" next week at the UN General Assembly. The increased use – and abuse – of antimicrobial medicines in both human ...

  • USPOULTRY Emergency Funding Supports Research That Shows How to Inactivate Avian Influenza Virus in Poultry Feed

    USPOULTRY announces the completion of a funded research project at Auburn University in Auburn, Ala., in which researchers showed how to inactivate avian influenza virus in poultry feed. USPOULTRY approved $550,000 in emergency funding in October 2015 to support further avian influenza research and communication as a result of the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreak last spring. ...

  • USSEC Attends 10th International Conference “Mixed Feed 2016” in Moscow, Delivers Clear Message about U.S. Soy Quality

    USSEC attended the 10th International Conference “Mixed Feed 2016” hosted by the Industrial International Academy (IAA) in Moscow, Russia from June 21 – 23.  The conference was organized by the Russian Feed Manufactures Union in conjunction with the Ministry of Agriculture, the Russian Institute of Compound Feeds Industry, and IAA and supported by national livestock, swine, ...

  • Linking animal and human probiotics research in Brazil

    Between May 16th and 18th, UNICAMP (University of Campinas) hold the International Workshop on Advances of Probiotics for Food and Veterinary Applications, in Brazil. The event was organized by the LLPP (Laboratory of Dairy Products, Probiotics and Prebiotics) of the FCA (Applied Science College) and by the LMQA (Food Quantitative Microbiology Laboratory) of FEA (Food Engineering College), ...


    By Lallemand Inc.

  • Superbugs: MEPs want to curb use of antibiotics in farming

    To fight the growing resistance of bacteria to today’s antibiotics, the use of existing antimicrobial drugs should be restricted, and new ones should be developed, said the European Parliament on Thursday. In a vote on draft plans to update an EU law on veterinary medicines, MEPs advocate banning collective and preventive antibiotic treatment of animals, and back measures to stimulate ...


    By European Parliament

  • Containing animal disease outbreaks: agriculture MEPs endorse deal with Council

    Measures to prevent and halt outbreaks of animal diseases such as avian flu or African swine fever, informally agreed by MEPs and the Council in June 2015, were backed by the Agriculture Committee on Tuesday. The draft EU law, on diseases that are transmissible among animals and potentially to humans too, will put more emphasis on prevention and help keep pace with scientific progress. ...


    By European Parliament

  • Over 500 attendees join the agri-evolution!

    Agribusiness Congress East Africa 2016 brought over 500 agri-professionals, including visitors, conference delegates and exhibitors to Mlimani City Conference Centre - and that was just day one.  Before we kick-off the agri-evolution for one more day, here are some highlights from yesterday. The official welcome ceremony was opened by Agriculture ...

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