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Cattle Industry News By Category: Diagnostics

15 June 2022
SuperMeat to accelerate cultivated meat commercialisation
New open source system aims to reduce production costs...
13 June 2022
30 May 2022
Thermo Fisher Scientific announces agenda for 2-day virtual Animal Health Dx Summit 2022
Join Thermo Fisher Scientific, the global leader in animal molecular diagnostic testing, on Wednesday, June 1, for the kick off of their 2-day virtual Animal Health Dx Summit....
13 May 2022
Canadian vets promote telemedicine to support herd health
Digital communications can save vets long trips to rural farms...
26 April 2022
Livestock monitoring market to reach $1006.7 mln by 2028 - report
Europe is expected to be the most lucrative market...
11 April 2022
Leading academic recalls 2001 FMD epidemic presenting to Irish Gov animal health event
“It’s important that we remind ourselves of the devastating impact that disease outbreaks such as foot and mouth can have on animals and on people. We must always be on a state of alert to protect our livestock and agri-food industry.”...
18 January 2022
Purdue Ag-Celerator program funds fertility innovation
The funding will help finalise the proof-of-concept stage...
10 January 2022
Canadian researchers working on new testing method for cattle-adapted Salmonella bacteria
A research team at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) is developing a more cost-effective method to detect a type of salmonella bacteria that’s difficult to diagnose and even more difficult to eradicate from dairy cattle herds....
27 December 2021
MLA: Scanning the globe for the best BRD diagnostic tools
When it comes to Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD), MLA’s latest research has taken a global approach, partnering with universities, research institutes and technology providers from across the world to find the most effective methods for diagnosis in...
Cow's digestive system influences human’s vitamin B12 intake
Milk is the main source of vitamin B12 consumption for Canadians. A glass of cow’s milk contains about 46% of the daily-recommended dietary intake of vitamin B12 for adults. But what factors influences the concentration of B12 in a glass of milk? Turns...
07 December 2021
Ireland: Breeding for low-methane beef cattle possible
Some beef cattle produce up to 30% less methane emissions for the same level of productivity...
17 November 2021
Genetic contact tracing could help curb TB outbreaks
Routine analysis of bacteria in cattle and badgers could help manage early spread of costly disease, research shows. ...
27 October 2021
US researchers identify potential intervention for BRD in calves
Scientists with the USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) have identified proteins in bacteria associated with bovine respiratory disease (BRD), saying that it could form part of an intervention strategy against the disease. ...
25 October 2021
UK warns of moderate to high risk of liver fluke infection for 2021 to 2022 season
Researchers from Northern Ireland's AFBI warn that cattle and sheep are at moderate to high risk of liver fluke infection during the autumn and winter seasons. ...
15 October 2021
UK cattle vets to spearhead crucial antibiotic data collection
Cattle vets are being called on to spearhead efforts to populate the new national Medicine Hub with farm antibiotic data....
29 September 2021
New project significantly improves IVF in cattle
Researchers in the UK have discovered a new embryo identification IVF method for cattle, sparking potential gains for the dairy industry. ...
20 September 2021
How reliable are the tests for Q fever?
The Animal Q Fever Unit of ANSES’s Sophia-Antipolis Laboratory has just published a study comparing the performance of the three commercially available tests for detecting Q fever in animals....
16 September 2021
New cattle-focused vet practice launches in West Wales, UK
The Cattle Vet, a new, independent veterinary practice focused on cattle, has launched in West Wales, UK. ...
30 August 2021
Diagnosing bovine mastitis: Real-Time PCR offers fast results
When mastitis is circulating in your herd, time can make a big difference. ...
27 August 2021
US proposes increased zoonotic disease surveillance as part of American Rescue Plan
The USDA has unveiled a proposed framework to overhaul surveillance for viruses like SARS-CoV-2 and other emerging zoonotic diseases and build an early warning system....
23 August 2021
Whitepaper: PCR vs bacterial culture for mastitis – who wins?
Bacterial culture has long been the standard method of pathogen identification for bovine mastitis. ...
20 August 2021
UK moves one step closer towards controlling bovine TB after expanding advisory service
A significant step forward has been made to reduce the spread of TB with the expansion of a service offering farmers free biosecurity advice to protect their herds....
10 August 2021
Changes in UK's Red Tractor standards provide opportunity to act on BVD
New plans to take more active control of Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) through Red Tractor assurance have been welcomed by CHECS chair Abi Reader, who says UK beef and dairy farmers now have a huge opportunity to boost profitability and reputation by working...
09 August 2021
Asian Longhorned Tick is spreading in US, vigilance needed
It’s time to be on the lookout for the Asian longhorned tick. While this tick is native to East Asia, it is spreading across the United States and has come as far east as Arkansas and as far north as New York. ...
Latest M. bovis TAG report shows New Zealand is on track to eradicate the disease
The latest report from the independent Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for the Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) response shows New Zealand is on track to eradicate the disease....
04 August 2021
More than 2,000 trained in Mexico to identify important animal diseases
Mexico is training students of veterinary medicine and related careers to identify serious livestock diseases to prepare them to prevent and, where appropriate, controlling and eradicating threats to Mexico's national livestock....
28 July 2021
07 July 2021
UK begins field trials for BCG vaccine and bovine TB skin test
World’s first clinical field trials of the BCG vaccine and DIVA skin test launched on a cattle farm in Hertfordshire, England....
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