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06 February 2012
View news from United Kingdom Need for Calf Rearers to Focus on Boosting Colostrum Quality
UK - Poor colostrum management and low vaccination rates are the two main reasons why so many UK dairy and beef units continue to struggle with costly and debilitating calf scour problems....
03 February 2012
View news from United States NCBA: Beef Up Knowledge at the Meat Case
US - The National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) and the Beef Checkoff Program partnered with Merck Animal Health to launch Better Beef Sales, a new web-based retail training programme to help boost knowledge about today’s beef and how it’s produced....
31 January 2012
View news from Global MSD/Merck Animal Health Headquarter in New Jersey
US and NETHERLANDS - MSD Animal Health, known as Merck Animal Health in the United States and Canada, has announced that it intends to centralise certain functions at the existing Merck Campus in Summit, New Jersey, US....
24 January 2012
View news from Netherlands Merck to Develop Bovine Mastitis Treatment
THE NETHERLANDS - Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the US and Canada) has signed an agreement with the Department of Medical Microbiology of the University Medical Center (UMC) Utrecht and the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of...
20 December 2011
View news from United Kingdom Pneumonia Threat Highlighted
UK - Nearly 60 per cent of farmers have lost calves to pneumonia in the last year with over half seeing the disease in more than five per cent of their youngstock....
27 October 2011
View news from Global Merck Animal Health Launches EXPERTIS Udder Health
GLOBAL - Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) has launched EXPERTIS® Udder Health, an innovative farm management tool for veterinarians to better enable them to monitor and improve udder health in dairy cattle....
08 September 2011
View news from Global Merck Introduce BRD Prevention Treatment
GLOBAL - Merck Animal Health has announced the official launch of ZUPREVO® (tildipirosin) — a novel macrolide antibiotic for the management of bovine respiratory disease (BRD) that offers an excellent combination of speed, duration of activity and...
06 September 2011
View news from United Kingdom Dominant Calf Scour Pathogens Can Be Controlled
UK - Cryptosporidium parvum and rotavirus are the most dominant calf scour-causing organisms on UK cattle units, according to the latest published data from the MSD Animal Health ScourCheck scheme....
02 September 2011
View news from United States Merck Expands Its Omaha Vaccine Plant
NEBRASKA, US - Merck & Co. Inc.'s animal vaccine facility in the Elkhorn area is becoming one of the multinational company's worldwide centres of research and development and a high-volume manufacturing operation....
23 August 2011
View news from United States DeLuca Appointed President Of Merck Animal Health
US - Merck has appointed Richard R. DeLuca Jr. as President, Merck Animal Health....
11 August 2011
View news from Global New BRD Antibiotic Launches In September
GLOBAL - Merck Animal Health is hosting a symposium and reception to launch ZUPREVO® (tildipirosin) — a novel antibiotic for the treatment and prevention of bovine respiratory disease (BRD). ...
View news from Global Merck Supports Recovery Of Japanese Animal Sector
NETHERLANDS & JAPAN - Merck Animal Health has donated about US$30,000 (¥2.3 million) to three veterinary and farmer associations in Japan to support recovery of the Japanese animal sector following the earthquake and tsunami....
05 August 2011
View news from Global New Larger Merck Bravoxin 10 Farm Pack
GLOBAL - Merck Animal Health are releasing the broad-spectrum clostridial disease vaccine for sheep and cattle, Bravoxin 10, in a new six times 100ml farm vaccination pack. ...
21 July 2011
View news from Netherlands Merck Breaks Ground For Vaccine Plant Expansion
NETHERLANDS - Merck Animal Health, formerly known as Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health, has announced that it has embarked on the expansion of a vaccine manufacturing unit at its Biosciences Center Boxmeer campus. ...
29 June 2011
View news from Netherlands Merck Announces New Name For Animal Health Div
NETHERLANDS – Merck’s animal health division, formerly known as Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health, announced that effective today it will begin using the new name, Merck Animal Health. It will be known as MSD Animal Health outside the United...
13 May 2011
View news from United Kingdom Medical Card Highlights Farm Zoonoses
UK - A new medical health card, created by the Women’s Food & Farming Union (WFU), has been produced in order to educate farmers and those working with livestock of the possible animal diseases that can also infect humans. The card also aims to inform...
05 May 2011
View news from United States Veterinarian Dr Robert Glock Honoured
US - Dr Robert Glock has been honoured for service to colleagues and the industry by receiving last month the Academy of Veterinary Consultants (AVC) Outstanding Service Award, sponsored by Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health....
07 March 2011
View news from Korea, South Intervet/Schering-Plough Completes Delivery Of FMD Vaccine
SOUTH KOREA - Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health announces today that it has shipped 12 million doses of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) vaccine to South Korea to assist in the country’s efforts to halt the ongoing FMD outbreak....
28 February 2011
View news from Global Act Quickly At First Signs Of Pneumonia Symptoms
GENERAL - When cattle start showing visible pneumonia symptoms they could well have been suffering from the adverse effects of the disease for two days. ...
28 July 2010
View news from United Kingdom New, Easier-To-Use Antibiotic Spray
UK - A new oxytetracycline antibiotic spray that promises greater convenience and less product wastage for livestock farmers is available from veterinary practices....
22 April 2010
View news from Netherlands Intervet/Schering-Plough Opens New Vaccine Plant
NETHERLANDS - Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health announces that it will open today a state-of-the-art production center for veterinary vaccines against bacterial infections. ...
09 March 2010
View news from Global Merial To Merge With Intervet/Schering-Plough
GLOBAL - A global leader in animal health will be created as Merial announces it will merge with Intervet/Schering-Plough....
29 January 2010
View news from United States NCBA REPORT - Products to Fight BRD Launched
US - Animal health group Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health launched two new products designed to treat bovine respiratory disease (BRD) during the NCBA Convention in San Antonio....
06 November 2009
View news from United Kingdom New IBR Educational Material
UK - Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health has produced a new suite of education materials to highlight the costly financial losses associated with IBR infection in cattle herds....
View news from United States New Merck Company Begins Operations
US - Merck has outlined its global plans following the completion of Merck's merger with Schering-Plough Corporation announced this week. Raul E. Kohan has been named president of the Animal Health division....
03 November 2009
View news from Germany Study on Efficacy of BUTOX Insecticide
GERMANY - A study conducted at the Department of Parasitology of the Heinrich-Heine University in Düsseldorf (Germany) has shown that the veterinary antiparasitic product BUTOX 7.5 pour on (deltamethrin) also protects cattle and sheep during wet conditions...
30 October 2009
View news from Global Merck, Schering-Plough Merger Approved
GLOBAL - Merck and Schering-Plough have received approvals from the US Federal Trade Commission, Swiss Competition Commission and Canadian Competition Bureau for their proposed merger but significant divestitures are required....
21 October 2009
View news from United Kingdom New Guide to Scour Published
UK - Understanding and preventing infectious calf scour is the subject of a new practical guide published for cattle farmers by Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health....
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