Zoetis helps enhance reproductive efficiency with LUTALYSE HighCon Injection

Cattle producers and veterinarians now have a new management tool for added reproductive efficiency. Zoetis today announced the introduction of LUTALYSE®HighCon Injection (dinoprost tromethamine injection), a high-concentration formula of the proven LUTALYSE® Injection (dinoprost injection) approved for use in dairy and beef cattle.

The higher-concentration formula of LUTALYSE HighCon allows for a 2-mL dose. This provides more doses per bottle, thus fewer bottle changes, and a quicker, more-convenient administration.


Optimize value from cull cows

At the Range Beef Cow Symposium, Colorado State University animal scientist Dale Woerner, PhD, outlines the traits, condition, management and marketing strategies that help ranchers meet market demand and receive top prices for their cull cows.


Veterinary and FFA students benefit from the Zoetis program

The Zoetis Industry Support Program is returning for its eighth year and providing around $1.5 million in donations to selected FFA chapters and veterinary student scholarships. This annual program not only represents an important investment for these organizations but also the future of these students. Since 2008, thousands of FFA chapters and several deserving veterinary students have been selected to receive support from the program.


Market outlook kicks off RBCS

The 2015 Range Beef Cow Symposium attracted over 750 ranchers and industry representatives to northern Colorado this week for a diverse lineup of educational presentations and discussions. The program kicked off with the beef-cattle market outlook from economist Jim Robb, director of the Livestock Marketing Information Center.


FDA approves genetically engineered AquAdvantage salmon

Based on sound science and a comprehensive review, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is taking several important steps today regarding food from genetically engineered (GE) plants and animals, including the first approval for a genetically engineered animal intended for food, AquAdvantage Salmon. The agency is also issuing two guidances for manufacturers who wish to voluntarily label their products as containing ingredients from GE or non-GE sources: a draft guidance on labeling foods derived from Atlantic salmon, and a final guidance on foods derived from GE plants.


NPC introduces stabilized Bovamine Defend product

Nutrition Physiology Company, LLC (NPC) introduces a stabilized BOVAMINE DEFEND® formulation to deliver the same trusted, beneficial probiotics and performance in a convenient new alternative to on-farm mixing.


From the Fence Post: VFD Impact- Four suggestions for getting ready

In the previous post, we looked at some of the major changes that will come with the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD). While the rule won’t be in full effect until Jan. 1, 2017, veterinarians and producers can start planning and preparing now to transition to practices that are aligned with the mandate.


Avermectin scientists awarded Nobel Prize for Medicine

Dr. William C. Campbell and Dr. Satoshi Omura were awarded a share of the prestigious 2015 Nobel Prize for Medicine for their discovery of avermectin. The active ingredient that revolutionized the animal-health industry and also led to the treatment of some of the most devastating parasitic diseases, including river blindness in humans. It also prevents heartworm disease in dogs.


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