Merial was able to overcome a decline in sales from its leading Frontline antiparasitics family to deliver healthy fourth-quarter revenues.The firm's Q4 sales increased 6% to €559 million ($625 million) with its NexGard canine flea and tick product a major dri...

Orion aims for success in pet noise anxiety market

Orion Animal Health is targeting success in the companion animal market with its Sileo noise anxiety treatment for dogs. Animal Pharm analyst Sian Lazell explores the opportunity for the firm's latest product t...

Pirbright claims breakthrough in avian flu research

UK researchers say their research into the long-standing avian influenza virus H9N2, which is the genesis of many other avian flu viruses, could provide new and much improved vaccines for the disease.The Pirbri...

Sanphar's Asian subsidiary claims successful PEDV vaccine trials

Singapore-based company Sanphar Asia has completed successful trials for a potential vaccine to combat the deadly porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) in pigs.The clinical trials were conducted in Thailand an...

Ceva to create hatchery vaccination leader through merger

Ceva Santé Animale is in exclusive negotiations to merge its hatchery automation business with fellow French firm iD Projects.The merger will create a global leader in hatchery equipment and in ovo vaccination....

PEDV remains a serious challenge to Asia's swine sector

Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) appears to have been absent from headlines during the past several months in Asia but this may be because major epidemic outbreaks have not been evident. However, the viru...

Merck currency issues distract from vibrant underlying Q4 growth

Merck Animal Health's currency exchange issues have continued to nag at the firm's sales growth and reduced the fourth-quarter top line by 6%. Sales in Q4 came to $830 million. This included a 14% negative impa...

Large FMD outbreak in Kuwait

There has been a large outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) among cattle in central Kuwait, according to the World Organisation for Animal Health ...

Merck leads January patent registrations

US firm Merck Animal Health registered a total of 12 patents under the Intervet name in January according to the Animal Pharm Patent Archive.  Two pat...

Pet food sector growing in Japan

The Japanese pet food industry has seen a growth in sales for both 2013 and 2014.The Japanese Pet Food Association (JPFA) reported sales figures of pe...

Large MERS outbreak in western Saudi Arabia

There has been a large outbreak of the deadly Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) coronavirus in camels in western Saudi Arabia, according to the ...

US to create national bee gene bank

The US Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is creating a national bee gene bank as part of the agency's response to ongoing problems facing the countr...

Queensland prawns struck by EMS outbreak

Prawns in north eastern Australia have been struck by a suspected outbreak of early mortality syndrome (EMS), according to the World Organisation for ...

AB Agri enters feed segment with Danish buy

UK company AB Agri is expanding its capabilities in the fast-developing field of alternative proteins with the acquisition of Danish feed maker AgroKo...

Hester, GALVmed in Indian partnership

Indian animal health company Hester Biosciences and Scottish veterinary charity GALVmed are collaborating in remote areas of Jharkhand, India.The two ...

Scientists eye increasing tilapia feed values

The WorldFish Center in Malaysia is to research new ways to add nutritional value to one of the planet's most farmed freshwater fish tilapia.The Penan...

President & CEO - Morris Animal Foundation - Denver, Colorado

The Morris Animal Foundation (the “Foundation”) is a global leader in supporting scientific research that advances veterinary medicine. The Foundation’s reputation and sc...

Ceva drug donation helps cure Koalas of chlamydia

French animal health firm Ceva Santé Animale has donated a specially designed drug treatment to Australian zoos to deal with the life-threatening sexual disease chlamydia...

Animal Pharm M&A Table 2016

Below are the mergers and acquistions featured in Animal Pharm during 2016.Records were broken in the animal health sector during 2015, while Elanco's acquisition of Novartis Animal Health dominated h...

Hester, GALVmed in Indian partnership

Indian animal health company Hester Biosciences and Scottish veterinary charity GALVmed are collaborating in remote areas of Jharkhand, India.The two partners are aiming to extend poultry and small ru...

Pet lifespans increasing in Japan

The lifespan of dogs and cats in Japan has increased over the last four years, due to improved access to high quality animal medicines.The average lifespan of dogs in Japan is currently 14.85 years ol...

WVA appoints new councilor for Latin America

The World Veterinary Association (WVA) has appointed a new regional councilor for Latin America.The Brussels-based WVA said Dr Josephine Alejandra Vargas Blanco has replaced Dr Guilherme Costa as the ...

Bimeda bolus gains UK sales traction

Bimeda's nutritional boluses are the fastest-growing combination bolus range in the UK, according to data from market research firm GfK.The company's bolus offering saw sales growth of more than 100% ...

Merck leads January patent registrations

US firm Merck Animal Health registered a total of 12 patents under the Intervet name in January according to the Animal Pharm Patent Archive.  Two patents related to the use of anthelmintic agents aga...

Animal Pharm Veterinary Parasites and Antiparasitics in Latin America 2016 report

The Latin American antiparasitics market is estimated at close to $900 million, with cattle comprising 55% of the total value, and pets less than 15%.It is a highly fragmented sector, with hundreds of...

UK researchers working on CCHF vaccine

Researchers in the UK are working on a vaccine to counter one of the world's most disfiguring and unpleasant fatal zoonotic diseases Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF).The disease is ancient in or...

Animal health industry trends 2016 webinar

Animal Pharm recently provided subscribers with an overview of the trends shaping the industry. The presentation covered topics such as future growth drivers, M&A targets, key geographies for expa...

Nutriad expects fish feed to be crucial for future growth

The growth of specialty feed additives in the global aquaculture market has been one of the more significant developments in the global aqua feed industry in the past decade. Animal Pharm's Asia Edito...

Animal Health Calendar 2016

Animal Pharm's latest calendar of worldwide animal health conferences, congresses, summits and meetings during 2016.

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