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By Vet-Advantage
May, 2016

Merck Animal Health launches Safe-Guard® AquaSol

Merck Animal Health announced the introduction of Safe-Guard® AquaSol (fenbendazole oral suspension) for use in U.S. poultry operations. Safe-Guard AquaSol is indicated for the treatment and control of adult Ascaridia galli in broiler chickens and replacement chickens intended to become breeding chickens, as well as for the treatment and control of adultA.galli and Heterakis gallinarum in breeding chickens.

 

Turnkey demonstrates solutions for feedlot operations

Turnkey Computer Systems announced it demonstrated three innovative solutions for feedlot operations at the 2016 NCBA Annual Meeting and Trade Show. Turnkey’s Feedyard Accounting and Management System (FAMS) software allows feedlot operators to manage virtually every cattle inventory activity, including receiving, shipments, movements and deads, across multiple users, yards and companies. FAMS is the source for all input and commodity activity, including contracting, receiving, ration formulation, commodity costing and billing. Turnkey also featured its Animal Management Studio (AMS). AMS is a software solution that allows for individual animal health monitoring, feed bunk management and feed truck management throughout the feedyard production cycle. The third software solution is the FY3000, a feed yard accounting solution that provides feedlot and commodity management data across multiple locations, ranches and pastures.

 

Zoetis BOVI-SHIELD GOLD FP® Products earn additional label claim for Bovine Viral Diarrhea (BVD) Fetal Protection

Providing the highest level of protection against infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR) and bovine viral diarrhea (BVD) viruses is critical, especially for pregnant cattle. Unprotected cows exposed to BVD Types 1 and 2 viruses may experience pregnancy loss or the delivery of weak or BVD persistently infected (PI) calves. To help producers further protect the cow herd, BOVI-SHIELD GOLD FP® 5 and BOVI-SHIELD GOLD FP 5 HB products, recently earned an additional label claim from the U.S. Department of Agriculture against fetal infection caused by (BVD) Types 1 and 2 viruses. Combined with the current label claims to prevent PI calves caused by BVD Types 1 and 2 viruses, and to aid in the prevention of abortion caused by IBR virus, the BOVI-SHIELD GOLD FP® 5 and BOVI-SHIELD GOLD FP 5 HB product lines have the highest level of fetal protection of any reproductive vaccine available to cow/calf producers, according to a release.

 

SIMCRO, Agri-Pro Enterprises launch Forward Selectable Premium Syringe

SIMCRO and Agri-Pro Enterprises of Iowa, Inc. announced the launch of a new Forward Selectable Premium Syringe. SIMCRO’s innovative, forward selectable syringe is specifically designed for the swine and poultry sectors to provide better dose accuracy and ease of use at low volumes. The syringe’s forward selectable configuration reduces the chances of bubbles in the system and also makes the bubbles easy to remove. Thus ensuring dose accuracy and effectiveness of the treatment. The new Forward Selectable Premium Syringe is now available in a traditional bottle mount collar as well as a one piece bottle mount shroud. Both syringes are graduated with 0.1ml increments. The 0.5ml has five different settings and 2ml has 20 difference settings. The Forward Selectable Premium syringe will be marketed by Agri-Pro Enterprises of Iowa, Inc. through our nationwide network of distributors. Contact Agri-Pro Enterprises at 1-800-648-4696 or on their website at: www.agri-pro.com.

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