• Animal Care

    CU Boulder animal care program earns major accreditation | CU Boulder Today

    The animal care and use program at CU Boulder earned major recognition from a leading industry group this summer. The Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC) granted CU Boulder its second accreditation from the group in early July. The designation signifies a high benchmark in animal care and use in research. “We care deeply about the care and outcomes for animals used in research,” said Jon Reuter, assistant vice chancellor of research, integrity and compliance. “This accreditation is another point of accountability that we are dedicated to best practices that result in meaningful research with  

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  • Pets & Animal

    Montage of Pets High on Sedatives Has the Internet in Stitches

    We’ve all seen videos of people acting out of character and going off on rambles while high on pain medication, and it seems animals are no different. A vet worker has shared a hilarious montage of cats and dogs apparently under the influence of sedatives, and it’s safe to say they look pretty chilled out. Bry, who calls himself a vet tech, uploaded the video to his TikTok page on Friday, where it’s gone down a storm with viewers, racking up more than 13 million views. “Sometimes the drugs just hit different,” he captioned the clip, set to the  

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  • Animal Nutrition

    Danisco Animal Nutrition expands the launch of Axtra PHY GOLD in Asia Pacific

    Danisco Animal Nutrition, a business unit of IFF’s Health & Biosciences division, has announced the launch expansion of the industry-leading novel phytase enzyme, Axtra PHY GOLD in Malaysia, Thailand and Australia Asia Pacific has a thriving animal nutrition market encouraged by economic growth and higher disposable income, resulting in changing food habits. (Image source: Adobe stock) Axtra PHY GOLD was first launched in India in 2020 and will eventually be available across all markets in Asia Pacific, pending regulatory authorisations. Axtra PHY GOLD is the most bioefficacious phytase currently available on the market, helping improve sustainability while delivering greater feed  

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  • Animal Nutrition

    July feed industry updates: What did you miss?

    De Heus to aquire Coppens Diervoeding Royal De Heus has reached an agreement to acquire Coppens Diervoeding, a 400,000-tonne capacity animal feed plant in the Netherlands. The transaction requires approval from the Netherlands Authority for Consumers & Markets, and if approved, will bring the number of De Heus’ animal feed plants in the Netherlands to 10. Photo: De Heus Adisseo takes minority stake in PigCHAMP Pro Europa SL Adisseo has agreed to take 24.99% participation through a capital increase in PigCHAMP Pro Europa SL. Together, the companies will develop new product and service offerings to the swine industry.  

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  • Animal Nutrition

    Animal nutrition helps deliver record Q2 earnings for ADM

    Yesterday saw ADM release its financial results for the quarter ending June 30. It reported Q2 net earnings of US$712m and adjusted net earnings of US$754m.  “It was yet another excellent quarter for ADM, as our team delivered record earnings, with strong year-over-year profit growth across all three business units,”​ said CEO, Juan Luciano. “This is a very different ADM than even a few short years ago,”​ he added. The agribusiness group’s soybean crushing operations are benefiting from strong vegetable oil demand and North American margins, he said. Results were partially offset by weaker soybean crush margins in  

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  • Animal Nutrition

    AAD adds animal, human health expertise to board, management |

    MORRISVILLE, N.C., July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — AAD, developer of rapid diagnostic and data systems, today announced Dr. Rob Readnour and Joe Cook, III, both of Mountain Group Partners, and James Herbert, founder and former CEO of Neogen, have joined the company’s board of directors. AAD also announced Tyler Brown has been named the company’s vice president of sales and marketing. The moves were made to help expedite the expansion of the use of AAD’s diagnostics in the animal health industry and entry into the human diagnostics field. AAD’s patented point-of-care technology has human and animal applications,  

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  • Animal Nutrition

    Refined Functional Carbohydrates Market Worth $360 Million by 2027, Says Global Market Insights Inc.

    SELBYVILLE, Del., July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The global refined functional carbohydrates market value is projected to cross USD 360 Million by 2027, says the latest research study by Global Market Insights Inc. Rising demand for premium quality feed additives in animal nutrition to enhance livestock productivity and health is anticipated to positively influence the refined functional carbohydrates industry globally. Global Market Insights Inc. Refined functional carbohydrates help in minimizing the effects of harmful pathogens and toxins in animal feed and also improve the functioning of the immune system in animals, which is among the major factors driving the  

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  • Animal Care

    Lake County News,California – Helping Paws: Shepherds, terriers and a bloodhound

    LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — Lake County Animal Care and Control has a kennel filled with many breeds of dogs ready to be adopted. Dogs available for adoption this week include mixes of bloodhound, boxer, bulldog, Chihuahua, husky, pit bull, Rhodesian Ridgeback, Rottweiler, shepherd and terrier. Dogs that are adopted from Lake County Animal Care and Control are either neutered or spayed, microchipped and, if old enough, given a rabies shot and county license before being released to their new owner. License fees do not apply to residents of the cities of Lakeport or Clearlake. The following dogs at the Lake  

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