Large Animal

PBD Biotech Ltd, a company specialising in novel bacteriophage-based diagnostic technology in the field of veterinary and agricultural diagnostics, has been established. PBD Biotech will aim to Use new technology to transform veterinary diagnostics.

Virbac has launched Curacef Duo, a unique combination of antibiotic and NSAID offering an alternative approach to the treatment of bovine respiratory disease (BRD) caused by Mannhaemia haemolytica and Pasteurella multocida.

A new practical control guide for respiratory disease in cattle can help UK farmers avoid economic losses as a result of the disease, which is estimated to cost the UK cattle industry £80 million annually.

When a 23-stone tiger needs root canal surgery it requires more than a simple visit from the vet dentist!

One of Bristol Zoo’s female gorillas underwent a successful dental procedure to remove teeth that were causing her discomfort.

French based company, OCTOPUS ROBOTICS DEPT. has announced it has been rewarded with one of the most prestigious global awards in the livestock sector.

OCTOPUS ROBOTICS (a Department of French based company MCAI, developers and innovators of airborne disinfection systems) has developed OCTOPUS POULTRY SAFE, a unique, intelligent and fully autonomous robot which provides professionals with a highly effective means of sanitation and valuable assistance in many respects. 

Norbrook is expanding its sheep flukicide range to promote sustainable control of liver fluke all year round.

Solantel® is a new oral drench for the treatment and prevention of chronic and subacute fasciolosis in sheep and lambs. It is effective against adult and late immature fluke, including triclabendazole-resistant fluke. It can also be used to treat Haemonchus contortus.

Steph Small BVSc MRCVS, Veterinary Advisor for Norbrook, says Solantel should be integrated into holistic animal health plans.

Virbac has appointed Fraser Hodgson as Director of its Large Animal Business Unit in the UK.   In this role, he will head the company’s growing Large Animal team and lead the introduction of new products and services to meet the needs of Virbac's ruminant, pigs, poultry and equine customers.

Virbac has launched Enerlyte Plus and Diaproof Pro, nutritional supplements to support calves at risk of, suffering from or recovering from periods of digestive disturbance (diarrhoea).