2016 North American PRRS Symposium

Cindy Zimmerman

The 2016 North American PRRS Symposium was held December 3-4 in Chicago. The PRRS symposium was expanded this year to include emerging and foreign animal diseases. Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. (BIVI) once again sponsored a session at the annual symposium focused on prevention. Links on this page include photos and stories from the event. 2016 BIVI PRRS Seminar Photo Album …

Animal Health, audio, Boehringer Ingelheim, swine

Novus Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Joanna Schroeder

A mission to “make a clear difference in sustainably meeting the growing global needs for nutrition and health” has lead Novus International to pledge commitment to customers and global stakeholders through a Triple-S Bottomline: solutions, service and sustainability. That commitment began 25 years ago and we helped their team celebrate last week at their headquarters in St. Charles, MO. Novus …

Animal Health, audio, Novus International

BIVI Media Tour of New Ames R&D Facility

Joanna Schroeder

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. (BIVI) recently opened a new research and development facility at Iowa State University Research Park in Ames, Iowa and ZimmComm’s own Jamie Johansen had the opportunity to tour the facility prior to the official kick off of the 2016 World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa. The Health Management Center (HMC) is also located on the …

Animal Health, audio, Boehringer Ingelheim, swine

Phibro Animal Health Launches Antibiotic Website

Joanna Schroeder

Public health concerns about antibiotic resistance are on the rise and Phibro Animal Health has launched AnimalAntibiotics.org to provide accurate and credible information while still creating open dialogue about animal agriculture and the use of antibiotics. The site allows consumers to explore all issues surrounding animal antibiotics. Consumers can view a video series explaining how and why animal antibiotics are …

Animal Health, audio

Ceva U.S. Swine Launch

Joanna Schroeder

Attendees arriving early for the 47th annual American Association of Swine Veterinarians meeting in New Orleans were offered an introduction to Ceva Animal Health, the Ceva Swine Division and scientific presentations during an event on February 26. Ceva Animal Health, an international company with U.S. headquarters in Kansas City, announced its entry into the swine business in 2015. Ceva U.S. …

Animal Health, audio, Pork, swine

Swine Vets Meet in New Orleans

Joanna Schroeder

The 47th annual American Association of Swine Veterinarians meeting is being held in New Orleans Feb. 27-March 1, 2016 with the theme “Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Collaboration and Teamwork.” As a prequel to the meeting, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. (BIVI) once again hosted a swine health seminar for invited attendees. The theme this year was “Start Healthy, End …

Animal Health, audio, Boehringer Ingelheim, Pork, swine

International Attendees Flock to #IPPE16

Joanna Schroeder

The Georgia World Congress Center is the home for the International Production & Processing Expo. The event is sponsored by the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, North American Meat Institute and American Feed Industry Association. There were 1,300 exhibitors occupying almost a half million square feet. 2016 IPPE Photo Album Novus Talks Innovation at IPPE – Novus Offers Sustainable Antibiotic-Free …

agribusiness, Animal Agriculture, Animal Health, audio, Novus International, Poultry

European Animal Health Investment Forum

Jamie Johansen

Make plans to attend the European Animal Health Investment Forum taking place in London, February 10-11, 2016 as the latest innovations for livestock and companion animal health are showcased. Chaired by Clinton Lewis, Zoetis, this exciting event gathers animal health industry veterans with emerging companies for a networking forum dedicated to business partnerships. Paired with an evening networking reception dedicated …

Animal Agriculture, Animal Health, Events

2015 North American PRRS Symposium

Joanna Schroeder

Chicago hosted the 2015 North American PRRS Symposium December 5-6 and Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. hosted a session on “Combatting the Latest PRRS Cycle.” Learn about the new emerging strains of PRRS, field experiences in control and management, epidemiology at the regional level and hear from Area Regional coordinators. 2015 BIVI PRRS Seminar Photo Album – Combatting Latest PRRS Cycle …

agribusiness, Animal Health, audio, Pork, swine

USFRA Press Call on Subway Antibiotics Announcement

Chuck Zimmerman

This morning the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance held a conference call with media to discuss recent Subway antibiotics announcement. The call features Thomas Titus, an Illinois swine and crop farmer from Elkhart, Illinois. Titus will discuss his concerns and the potential impact on farmers and ranchers nationwide with the recent announcement by the Subway franchise food chain, which confirmed …

Animal Agriculture, Animal Health, audio, USFRA