The USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’ will begin its annual distribution of oral rabies vaccine baits in select areas in the eastern United States to prevent the spread of raccoon rabies.
The global market for porcine vaccines is projected to expand at an astounding 7% from 2017 to 2025, says a new report from Transparency Market Research. The market was valued at $1.784 billion in 2016.
A foot-and-mouth-disease outbreak may be impossible to control in the U.S. without the rapid availability of adequate supplies of vaccine, said James Roth of Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.
Is progress being made to create a vaccine bank to protect agriculture from foreign animal diseases? Liz Wagstrom, chief veterinarian for the National Pork Producers Council, gives an update on the progress.
The USDA’s Center for Veterinary Biologics (CVB) recently issued CVB Notice 18-05 Detection of Senecavirus A (SVA) in Veterinary Biological Products to warn of potential contamination of swine vaccines.
Brazil expects the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) to declare the country free from foot-and-mouth disease with vaccinations at a meeting in May, according to a government statement on Friday.
Swarms of black flies are impacting livestock farmers in Arkansas this spring, reports University of Arkansas Extension. The population explosion is to blame for the deaths of a bull and cow in Arkansas County.
Ten cattle died on one Texas ranch where 82 cattle were seized, while another ranch in Texas had eight head die and six cattle confiscated. All of the cattle are believed to have been deprived of water or feed.