Dairy Cattle Health
Neogen offers two new all natural hoof disinfectant products
Rot-Not™ & MycAseptic ™ offer environmentally safe hoof disinfectant alternatives
Lexington, KY Oct. 27, 2006- Neogen has added two all-natural hoof disinfectants for cattle, sheep and horses to its comprehensive line of animal care and safety products.
Hoof ailments among cattle can easily cost a producer up to $450 per cow per year. Producers know that milking cows with hoof ailments produce drastically less milk, display fertility decreases (longer calving interval) and there is a greater risk of mastitis. Furthermore, hoof ailments demand much more work and more treatment costs often the reason causing culling prematurely. Prevention and treatment with antibiotic free Intra Hoof-Sol products saves both time and money. Used extensively in European dairies, its unique powerful performance is convincing more U.S.
Bayer Animal Health
Is pleased to announce the launch of the QuickBayt® Spot Spray in smaller, more economical and convenient 24 fluid ounce spray bottle. This new size is great for smaller operations. The refillable 24 fluid ounce bottles contain three ounces of the powerful active ingredient imidacloprid in a dry powder that mixes easily with water for more efficient distribution. Users simply spray the product directly onto surfaces where house flies tend to rest, both indoors and outdoors, treating places conventional granular baits cannot reach.
Smartstock, LLC Introduces Its Health Monitoring and Breeding Indication Bolus for use in US Dairies.
SmartStock, LLC a Pawnee Oklahoma company has produced an electronic bolus that is ingested into the first or second stomach of ruminate animals like bovine, buffalo and deer. The bolus remains in the stomach for the life of the animal and then once per hour transmits a radio frequency (RF) signal up to 400 feet.
CanArm Drinking & Feed Management: Regardless of barn type, our versatile line of feed
fronts are designed for cow comfort and ease of use. Save time and increase animal comfort when handling your cows, heifers and calves with Canarm/BSM’s Open Top Self Locking Feed Fronts. Available in 8’, 10’ or 12’ lengths, these easy to operate galvanized feed fronts ensure cow health and safety with individual panic release buttons on each headlock.
Gold Standard Labs Provides Private Laboratory Services to Detect BVD
Gold Standard Labs (GSL) has been providing BVD-PI testing for the cattle industry since 2005. GSL believes that the antigen-capture ELISA technology provided by IDEXX Laboratories allowed for the first time, a truly cost-effective and timely method for accurately identifying cattle persistently infected with BVD. GSL performed its first tests on December 7, 2005, and is now considered the leading private laboratory in the U.S. for testing cattle for the persistent infection of BVD.