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Brief review of coronaviruses in humans and animals

Monday, November 9, 2020

In addition to the coronaviruses that have caused illness in humans, there are others that affect animals. Here is a brief review.

Merck Animal Health invests $100 million in Kansas plant

Monday, June 29, 2020

Merck Animal Health is investing $100 million in facility expansion and enhancement efforts in its U.S. manufacturing site in DeSoto, Kansas.

Study: Chickens, pigs not susceptible to COVID-19

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Pigs and chickens cannot get sick from COVID-19, although fruit bats and ferrets are susceptible to the zoonotic disease, finds a new study conducted at the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut (FLI) in Germany.

Global poultry outlook positive despite COVID-19, ASF challenges

Friday, March 20, 2020

Challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing African swine fever (ASF) in the pork industry will affect the global poultry industry in 2020, however potential growth could be seen if rising supply chain challenges can be managed, says Rabobank in the latest Poultry Quarterly.

Farm biosecurity bill introduced in Canada

Monday, February 24, 2020

A bill under consideration in Canada would make entering properties where farm animals are kept without lawful authority or excuse to enter an offense under the country’s Health of Animals Act.

 

 

 

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