Post weaning scours an alternative
Volume 5 Issue 1

Post-weaning Scours An Alternative Control Strategy to Zinc Oxide

Weaning is one of the most stressful times in the commercial pig’s life. During this period, diarrhoea (scour) is a widespread problem, leading to loss …

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Fake news
Volume 5 Issue 1

Fake News

Antimicrobial issues are as vulnerable to ‘fake news’ as any other subject, given the number of people and organisations who are looking to sway opinion …

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Introduction to inter and intra country
Volume 5 Issue 1

Introduction to Inter and Intra Country Live Animal Transport

The commercial movement of animals is one of the most regulated areas of transport. Sue Lee at Hexagon Supply Chain describes the encompassing modal specific …

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The path ahead for pet welfare
Volume 5 Issue 1

The Path Ahead for Pet Welfare & Licensing

Following the successful development and implementation of compulsory dog microchipping in 2015, Defra turned its attention to the need to update and streamline the controls …

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Canada's health department
Volume 5 Issue 1

Canada’s Health Department Proposes Non-competitive Regulatory and Maintenance Service Fees for Veterinary Drugs

On October 21, 2017, Health Canada publicly released its Fee Proposal for Drugs and Medical Devices. The Service Fee Act was introduced as part of …

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the long and winding road
Volume 5 Issue 1

The Long and Winding Road to Better Legislation for Animal Medicines

In the European Union, an effective and rigorous examination and registration system exists for placing any veterinary medicine or animal health product on the market. …

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Antimicrobial resistance
Volume 5 Issue 1

Antimicrobial Resistance: A Dark Shadow on Global Public Health

Antibiotics were the one of the revolutionary discoveries of the 20th century, while their resistance has turned out to be one of the grievous challenges …

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Reduction of antibiotic use in livestock
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Reduction of Antibiotic Use in Livestock; Identifying Targets and Potential Alternatives

Antibiotic reduction in livestock production is both a societal and scientific demand in 2018. Kirwan, S., Smeets, N. and Van Hamme, V. at Kemin are …

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Control of feed pathogens in the EU
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Control of Feed Pathogens in the EU Without Formaldehyde

Animal feed is an integral part of the food chain and its safety has been recognised as a shared value and responsibility. The use of …

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Brucellosis vaccine prize awards
Volume 5 Issue 1

Brucellosis Vaccine Prize Awards US $1m to Animal Health Innovators Globally

An interview with Peter Jeffries, Chief Executive of the Global Alliance for Livestock Veterinary Medicines (GALVmed), discussing the next stage of the Brucellosis Vaccine Prize …

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