Large Animal

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has urged Defra to give full and careful consideration to the role of vets in protecting animal and human health and ensuring food safety.

Virbac has appointed Dr Rick Manlove as Business Unit Director for Large Animal with effect from 5 January 2015.  In his new role, he will head Virbac's Large Animal team and lead the development of new products and services to meet the needs of Virbac's ruminant, pigs, poultry and equine customers.  He reports to David Ellerton, Managing Director of Virbac UK and Ireland.

Bimeda is pleased to announce the launch of their 2015 ‘unlock your herd’s potential’ campaign, which looks to drive awareness of the role of nutrition in the ongoing health, productivity and fertility of ruminants.

Important guidelines on the examination of rams for breeding have now been officially updated, thanks to the pooled expertise of delegates at a recent Sheep Fertility Workshop, sponsored by Ceva Animal Health, the Sheep Veterinary Society and EBLEX-AHDB.

Padraig Hyland, Technical Veterinarian for Bimeda, talks about the unique and revolutionary soluble glass copper bolus range from Bimeda.

Biopanda Reagents is pleased to announce the launch of their ELISA Test System for the detection of Bovine leptospira hardjo IgM Antibodies – an innovative solution for Bovine Leptospirosis Control.

Virbac is one of the largest independent veterinary pharmaceutical companies in the world, and its wide product portfolio includes many market-leading and award-winning products for large and small animals.  

UK veterinary laboratory Finn Pathologists has appointed Mark Wessels BVetMed, MRCVS, FRCPath as its Head of Histopathology. In this role he will manage a team of 13 veterinary histopathologists based at its site in Weybread, Suffolk.

The National Sheep Association held their biennial Sheep Event at the Three Counties Showground on 30th July, and producers attending became the first farmers to engage with the new digital flock health management solution being launched this Autumn by Milton Keynes-based MSD Animal Health.