Briefing Room

  • Nov 12, 2014
    press release

    Label Claim Gives Another Tool To Control BRD

    There’s a new tool in the veterinary toolbox to battle BRD. Zoetis announced a new label claim for ADVOCIN® (danofloxacin mesylate) Sterile Injectable Solution for control of bovine respiratory disease (BRD) in high-risk cattle. Previously approved for treatment of BRD, a large multi-site study demonstrated that ADVOCIN was safe and effective for the control of BRD in beef cattle at high risk of developing BRD....More
  • Nov 11, 2014
    press release

    Label Update for Pyramid® 5 + Presponse® SQ Supports Use In Nursing Calves

    Producers need to have the flexibility to use the best vaccines, at the right times on their herds. Thanks to a label update, Pyramid® 5 + Presponse® SQ can now be given to calves nursing pregnant cows, provided the cows were vaccinated pre-breeding with either an Express® FP or PYRAMID vaccine according to label directions....More
  • Nov 7, 2014
    press release

    Act Now To Minimize The Risk Of Silage Gas

    Every harvest season is a blessing—especially if it comes safely to a close. But thanks to a variety of factors, including unfavorable growing conditions particularly in the Northeast and Midwest, safety concerns for this harvest season will continue after the equipment shuts down. Silage gas has become an increasing problem this harvest season. In addition to poisoning livestock, this toxic gas can cause permanent lung damage to people ─ resulting in serious injury or even death....More
  • Nov 7, 2014
    press release

    Merial Honors Mac Devin With Contribution

    It’s likely that most folks didn’t know “Mac” Devin even had a first name. The personable Technical Service Veterinarian with Merial was known as Mac to a lot of folks, and a lot of folks came to rely on his broad knowledge and passion for animal health....More
  • Nov 4, 2014
    press release

    Merck Animal Health Provides Update on Zilmax Five-Step Plan, Announces Next Steps

    Merck Animal Health is announcing significant progress in the implementation of its Zilmax Five-Step Plan. With insights from the company’s advisory board, an extensive assessment and analysis of existing, as well as new, product data, was conducted. Additionally, Merck Animal Health obtained the input of industry experts, business partners and customers about the product and its use....More
  • Nov 3, 2014
    press release

    A Life Well Lived: Short Stories Of A Cattleman’s Life

    A dream and a chance. That’s all Luther Angell needed. And his journey from dreaming the dream and taking a chance to today generated countless mostly true, larger-than-life stories along the way....More
  • Oct 27, 2014
    press release

    Merial Awards Three Postdoctoral Scholarships Of $40,000 Each

    Athens, Ga. – October 27, 2014 – Merial, the animal health division of Sanofi, today announced it is providing financial awards to  three postdoctoral students completing their research at the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia, US. The awards provide graduate research opportunities for veterinary students in the specialty areas of veterinary pathology and microbiology in the field of infectious diseases. Merial has been sponsoring students in this program since 2006....More
  • Oct 17, 2014
    press release

    First Non-Steroidal Pour-on Anti-Inflammatory For Fever In Cattle Now Available

    Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is one of the most common and most frustrating disease complexes in cattle to treat. That’s because BRD can be caused by any number of pathogens, which means that picking a treatment option a challenge. But the first thing a cattle producer needs to do is control the fever associated with BRD. Now there’s a new, novel and convenient way to administer an anti-inflammatory to cattle....More
  • Oct 15, 2014
    press release

    Proper Animal Handling: Healthy For You, Healthy For Your Cattle

    Handling livestock is one of the most common activities on a ranch, It’s also one of the most dangerous. That’s shy keeping an eye out for the safety of all involved—you, your employees and your cattle—is important....More
  • Oct 14, 2014
    press release

    2015 Calendar Celebrates Florida’s Cattle Ranches

    With the theme of “the legacy of Florida’s water and land,” the 10th anniversary edition of the award-winning Florida Ranches Calendar is now available. The story of Florida’s cattle ranches is one that spans 500 years and across multiple generations. The calendar uses captivating and powerful photographic images from photojournalist and eighth-generation Floridian Carlton Ward Jr. to tell the story of Florida’s cattle industry, showcase a diversity of ranches, and pay tribute to their outstanding conservation efforts....More

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