• Animal Nutrition

    Danisco Animal Nutrition Further Expands Portfolio in Ruminants | News

    NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Danisco Animal Nutrition, a business unit of IFF’s Health & Biosciences division, has announced new developments to its ruminant portfolio. As part of their ongoing commitment to expand nutritional health solutions for ruminant farmers and increase market reach, the business will launch Bovizyme™ GA enzyme in the U.S. and two Omni-Bos® probiotics in the Middle East. Bovizyme™ GA is an enzyme solution that improves starch digestion efficiency for non-steam flaker feed yards. Selected from hundreds of potential candidates for its ability to work well in the rumen, this highly effective product  

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  • Pet Food

    Residents seeing pet food shortages at stores | Connecticut News

    (WFSB) – Finding food for your pet is becoming a challenge for many residents and soon the prices could go up. Wednesday Channel 3 spoke with multiple grocery and pet stores who say they have been experiencing shortages for months. When they order supplies, sometimes they aren’t sure what to expect inside. The limited supply is another effect of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Connecticut Food Association says the cause of this is due to staffing shortages in the trucking and transportation industry due to the recent spike in omicron cases. Green Tails Market, a pet store in Farmington, says they  

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  • Pets & Animal

    Special Rescues Help Ailing Owners Find Pets’ Next Home | Michigan News

    By LEANNE ITALIE, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Who will take your pet when you die? The question often doesn’t have an easy answer, especially for ill or older people headed to residential nursing care or assisted living. During the pandemic, specialized rescue, advocacy and adoption services run by volunteers are trying to fill the void, one pet at a time. Leaders in the small movement said the past couple of years have opened the eyes of many. “The thing about COVID is a lot of people are thinking, I can’t be guaranteed to be around forever. A lot  

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  • Pet Food

    Upstate pet shops seeing pet food shortages | News

    Ariel Ballman has for Persian cats. Feeding them is expensive enough, but she couldn’t find their favorite brands anywhere.   “Completely empty, sold out; there’s not a single can, a single bag. It’s gone,” Ballman said.   Ballman tried to replace the the brand for the time being, but it made her fur babies sick.   “It’s had been tearing their stomachs up,” Ballman said, “I’ve thought about trying to order directly from the manufacturer, but I’m not sure how.”   Easley’s Saluda River Pet Store manager Cody McClain says the problem is deeper than just cat food.   “We are seeing a little bit  

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  • Pet Supplement

    Pet Releaf Introduces Higher Potency Hemp Oil and Liposomes | News

    Pet Releaf, a Littleton, Colo.-based manufacturer of cannabidiol (CBD) hemp health brand for pets, has introduced two higher potency CBD products for pet owners with larger dogs or who have multiple pet companions. Pet Releaf first released the Hemp Oil 750 and Liposomes 600 exclusively online, and it’s now rolling them out to pet retailers following high demand. “As we’ve continued to grow our CBD product family, we knew it was time to give larger dogs some extra special attention,” said Stephen Smith, co-founder and president at Pet Releaf. “We sniffed out that they were being left out, and broadened  

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  • Animal Nutrition

    Groundbreaking Study Reinforces Need for Increased Choline Supplementation During Pregnancy | News

    NEW HAMPTON, N.Y., Jan. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In a new paper1 just published in The FASEB Journal, Cornell University researchers confirmed the critical role choline plays in infant cognitive development. This groundbreaking new research shows that pregnant women who took more than twice the recommended dose of choline during pregnancy had children that demonstrated significant cognitive benefits through early childhood. The original Cornell findings published in 20182 established that higher doses of choline during pregnancy led to improved cognitive performance in infant offspring. This new paper now highlights that cognitive improvements were both significant and enduring in those  

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  • Dog

    Valley News – Reporter’s notebook: ‘Hero dog’ crash coverage shows not every story is the full story

    As traffic came to a standstill on the Veterans Memorial Bridge on Monday night, at first I couldn’t tell what was going on. Then the long, shadowy figure of a dog emerged. The car in front of me in Interstate 89 north forged ahead, and I followed. But after I crossed the bridge, I saw a vehicle’s lights off the highway, just beyond the ramp to White River Junction. I pulled over into the breakdown lane and parked my car with its hazard lights on. There were no police yet on the scene, so I figured I should call it  

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  • Cat

    ‘It’s a Christmas miracle’: Family reunited with missing cat after three years | Local News

    Dr. Ann Kandis with her male cat, Noodles, who went missing three years ago near Kandis’ farm in Geneseo. Through a connection with a stranger, Kandis found and was reunited with her cat in what she calls “a Christmas miracle.” Noodles, a male cat who went missing three years ago from his farm in Geneseo, was reunited with his family Christmas Eve. Noodles had a habit of sitting on horses and donkeys. Noodles,  

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