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Merck Animal Health Announces $100 Million Investment in its DeSoto, Kansas, Manufacturing Operations

DESOTO, Kan., June 29, 2020– Merck Animal Health, a division of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA, today announced an investment of $100 million in facility expansion and enhancement efforts in its U.S. manufacturing site in DeSoto, Kansas. Investments to the site include…

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FDA-approval granted to Huvepharma® for estrus suppression feed additive CycleGuard® 500 (melengestrol acetate Type A liquid medicated article)

PEACHTREE CITY, GA (June 24, 2020) — Huvepharma® has received FDA-approval for CycleGuard® 500, a melengestrol acetate feed additive used for suppression of estrus in heifers. Available as a Type A liquid medicated article, CycleGuard® 500 is a bio-equivalent product to MGA® and HeiferMaX®,…

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First Defense Tri-Shield® Reduces Rotavirus Shedding in Newborn Calves

Portland, Maine [June 19, 2020] – Rotavirus disease can intensify within a herd when infected calves shed the pathogen into the environment, exposing and infecting other calves. A recent study by Dr. Andy Skidmore*, in collaboration with Dr. Jan Gawthrop, evaluated if First Defense…

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Mastitis Vaccine Gets New Name and Marketing Push

Vaxxinova will market one-of-a-kind vaccine WILLMAR, MN – Vaxxinova US (formerly Epitopix) announces Vaxxon® SRP® Klebsiella as the new name for KLEBVax SRP, a mastitis vaccine recently marketed by Huvepharma USA. Vaxxinova indicates Vaxxon SRP Klebsiella is identical to KLEBVax and remains the only…

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John Deere Introduces TC-Series Trenchers as Latest Additions to Attachments Lineup

MOLINE, Ill. (Jun. 11, 2020) – Designed to fit the needs of construction, agricultural, and landscaping professionals, John Deere debuted two new trencher models, the TC36 and TC48, to its family of attachments. The newly introduced TC36 and TC48 trenchers are ideal economic models…

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