Why We Have to Start Taking Biosecurity Seriously…
Volume 6 Issue 4

Why We Have to Start Taking Biosecurity Seriously…

Biosecurity could arguably be known as the Voldemort of the agricultural world. Mention it on a meeting invitation and you can almost guarantee an empty …

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Enhancing Efficiency to Improve Veterinary
Volume 6 Issue 4

Enhancing Efficiency to Improve Veterinary Practices in the Digital Age

More and more businesses are embracing cloud and mobile technologies in order to deliver an unrivalled service to clients, as well as to enhance efficiency …

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RUMA Target Task Force – History and Future
Volume 6 Issue 4

RUMA Target Task Force – History and Future

Amid widespread scepticism, the UK farming industry has faced up to the challenge of AMR head-on, voluntarily halving use of antibiotics to treat foodproducing animals …

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Qualitative Behavioural Assessment and
Volume 6 Issue 4

Qualitative Behavioural Assessment and Potential Uses in Veterinary Practice

Qualitative behavioural assessment (QBA) assesses holistic welfare using qualitative methods; an animal is observed, and a list of behavioural descriptors is scored according to the …

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Animals are the Key to our Global Challenges
Volume 6 Issue 4

Animals are the Key to our Global Challenges

We are working for a society that cares for the wellbeing of its animals like never before. As humans, we are facing global challenges in …

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Microbiome Challenges and
Volume 6 Issue 4

Microbiome Challenges and Opportunities to Impact Pet Health

Few areas have impacted pet product design as broadly as microbiome science. In 1995, the “prebiotic” concept was introduced by characterising the major bacterial populations …

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‘You Are What You Eat’ –
Volume 6 Issue 4

‘You Are What You Eat’ – The Key Benefits of Natural Pet Food

Natural pet foods are a growing market and have been over the last few years. This has introduced a new tier of premium foods, but …

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Lower Dry Matter Intake Affects Transition
Volume 6 Issue 4

Lower Dry Matter Intake Affects Transition Cow Health – It’s Confirmed

Sound animal health is the cornerstone of profitable animal agriculture. The three weeks either side of calving are the most important and vulnerable period for …

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The Unexpected Potential
Volume 6 Issue 4

The Unexpected Potential of Cell-based Meat for Pet Food

Growing consumer interest in sustainable products, as well as “ethical feeding friction” experienced by pet-owning vegans and vegetarians, are generating demand for alternative proteins instead …

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Alternative Supplements to Traditional Medication
Volume 6 Issue 4

Alternative Supplements to Traditional Medication

In the 90s, the use and abuse of medication in animal feed was associated with human health effects. That is why Herbavita has strongly focused …

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