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22 March 2017

Merck Animal Health Completes Acquisition of Vallée S.A.

Broadening our Comprehensive Portfolio of Animal Health Products for Brazilian Market MADISON, N.J., March 22, 2017 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) ...
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21 March 2017

Merck Animal Health Names 2017 High Quality Pork Ph.D. Award Recipient

Data to be Featured at Multiple Upcoming Meetings with Industry Experts MADISON, NJ, March 21, 2017 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the US and Canada) is proud to announce it ...
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15 March 2017

Merck Animal Health Recognizes Work of 34 Veterinary Students Around the World

Madison, N.J., March 15, 2017 – Today, 34 outstanding veterinary students from around the world received scholarships from Merck Animal Health, in partnership with the American Veterinary Medical Foundation ...
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13 March 2017

New Study Supports One Health Approach to Eliminate Dog Bite-Transmitted Rabies in Humans by 2030

Data Published in Vaccine Calls for Widespread CanineVaccination in Vulnerable Regions MADISON, NJ, March 13, 2017 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the US and Canada) announced ...
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2 March 2017

Merck Animal Health Supports Tomorrow’s Poultry Leaders with New Poultry Science Award

Call for Submissions Announced; Applications Due by March 20 MADISON, NJ, March 2, 2017 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the US and Canada) is proud to announce the introduction ...
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17 January 2017

Merck Animal Health Joins Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) to Support Sustainable Salmon Farming

MADISON, NJ, January 17, 2017 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the US and Canada) is proud to announce its membership in the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI), a leadership initiative ...
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14 November 2016

Merck Animal Health Calls for Swine PhD Award Submissions

MADISON, NJ, November 14, 2016 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the US and Canada) is proud to announce its sponsorship of the 2017 High Quality Pork Ph.D. Award in support of ...
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10 October 2016

Merck Animal Health Partners with WeForest to Promote a Healthy Planet

Environmentally Friendly SPHEREON Technology Provides Opportunityfor Veterinarians to Give BackMADISON, NJ, October 10, 2016 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the US and Canada) ...
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7 October 2016

Merck Animal Health Announces USDA Approval of Innovative Canine Flu Bivalent Vaccine

First Vaccine to Offer Protection Against Both Strains of Canine InfluenzaMADISON, N.J., Oct. 7, 2016 – Merck Animal Health, known as MSD Animal Health outside of the United States and Canada, today announced ...
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6 October 2016

Merck Animal Health Partners with World Veterinary Education in Production Animal Health to Support Continuing Veterinarian Education

Post-Graduate Study Programs Support Today’s Poultry Field Veterinary LeadersMADISON, NJ, October 6, 2016 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the US and Canada) today announced a ...
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5 October 2016

Merck Animal Health Honors Recipients of World Rabies Day Health Awards

MADISON, NJ, October 5, 2016 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada), is proud to announce the winners of the World Rabies Day MSD Animal Health Awards. ...
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28 September 2016

Merck Animal Health Demonstrates Commitment to Eliminate Rabies Worldwide With Donation of More Than Two Million Doses of Vaccine to Date

MADISON, NEW JERSEY, September 28, 2016 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) is proud to announce a landmark accomplishment in its fight against rabies ...
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5 September 2016

Merck Animal Health Supports Young Veterinarian in Tropical Animal Health Research

MADISON, NJ, September 5, 2016 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the US and Canada) today announced it will sponsor veterinarian, Wudu Temesgen Jemberu, who will present data on ...
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30 August 2016

Merck Animal Health Extends Commitment to Poultry Industry at XXV World Poultry Congress

Featuring Expert Symposium and Data on Optimizing Respiratory ProtectionMADISON, N.J., August 30, 2016 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) today announced ...
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15 August 2016

New Easy-to-Use Mobile Apps Bring Swine Farm Management to the Palm of the Hand

Producers Can Now Evaluate Herd Health While On the Go MADISON, NJ, August 15, 2016 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) today announced the launch of ...
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21 July 2016

Merck Animal Health Receives FDA Approval of BRAVECTO® (fluralaner Topical Solution) for Cats and Dogs

Topical Treatment for Fleas and Ticks Effective for up to 12 Weeks MADISON, N.J., July 21, 2016 – Merck Animal Health, known as MSD Animal Health outside of the United States and Canada, today announced ...
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13 July 2016

Merck Animal Health Launches a New ‘Creating Connections’ Educational Module

Solid Heat Stress Management Practices Critical During Summer MonthsMADISON, N.J., July 13, 2016 – Merck Animal Health, in partnership with the Beef Cattle Institute and Production Animal Consultation ...
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3 July 2016

Merck Animal Health Announces 2016 Gustav Rosenberger Memorial Fund Scholarship Winner

MADISON, NEW JERSEY, July 3, 2016 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) is proud to support the award of the Gustav Rosenberger Memorial Fund Scholarship to Dr. ...
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1 July 2016

Merck Animal Health Announces Agreement to Acquire Controlling Interest In Brazilian Animal Health Company Vallée S.A.

Manufacturer Offers Substantial Portfolio of Animal Vaccines for Latin America MADISON, N.J., July 1, 2016 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) today ...
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6 June 2016

Merck Animal Health to Present Important New Data at the World Buiatrics Congress

Data to Focus on Bovine Respiratory and Reproductive HealthMADISON, N.J., June 6, 2016 –Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) will present 45 studies at the World ...
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27 May 2016

Merck Animal Health to Present Important New Data at the 24th International Pig Veterinary Society Congress

Company Continues Commitment to IPVS Through Sponsorship ActivitiesMADISON, N.J., May 27, 2016 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) is pleased to announce that ...
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24 May 2016

Merck Animal Health Receives Marketing Approval from European Medicines Agency for BRAVECTO™ (fluralaner) Spot-On Solution for Cats and Dogs

                                                    Spot-On Treatment for Fleas and Ticks Effective For 12 Weeks MADISON, N.J., May 24, 2016 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside ...
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19 April 2016

Merck Animal Health to Acquire Worldwide Rights to Whisper® Veterinary Stethoscope System

Non-Invasive Device Helps Diagnose Bovine Respiratory Disease MADISON, N.J., April 19, 2016 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) today announced plans ...
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22 March 2016

Merck Animal Health Receives Positive Final Opinion from European Medicines Agency for BRAVECTO™ (fluralaner) Spot-On for Cats and Dogs

Only Spot-On Treatment for Fleas and Ticks Effective For 12 WeeksMADISON, N.J., March 22, 2016 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) today announced that ...
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17 March 2016

Merck Animal Health Awards $170,000 in Scholarships to Veterinary Students

 Madison, N.J., March 17, 2016 – Merck Animal Health, in partnership with the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF), today announced the recipients of the 2016 Merck Animal Health Veterinary Student ...
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15 March 2016

Harrisvaccines Receives Production Platform Vaccine Licensure First of its Kind Granted by USDA

Merck Animal Health today announced that its recent acquisition, Harrisvaccines, has been granted licensure of its Prescription Product, RNA Particle (RP) vaccine platform from the U.S. Department of ...
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1 March 2016

Merck Animal Health Highlights Commitment to Sustainable Salmon Farming at 2016 North Atlantic Seafood Forum

MADISON, N.J., March 1, 2016 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) today announced its renewed commitment to sustaining salmon farming through participation ...
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29 February 2016

Merck Animal Health Awards Scholarships to Swine Veterinary Students

Madison, N.J., February 29, 2016 – In partnership with the American Association of Swine Veterinarians Foundation (AASVF) – the charitable arm of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians – Merck ...
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11 February 2016

New Pet Diabetes Tracker from Merck Animal Health Helps Owners of Diabetic Pets Manage the Disease

                                       Pet owners can monitor everything from food consumption to blood glucose MADISON, N.J., February 11, 2016 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside ...
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10 February 2016

Merck Animal Health Supports Poultry Veterinary Students Through New Scholarship Program

Madison, N.J., February 10, 2016 – In partnership with the American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP) Foundation – the charitable arm of the AAAP – Merck Animal Health is pleased to announce five ...
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14 January 2016

Merck Animal Health Highlights Commitment to Poultry Industry at 2016 International Production & Processing Expo

                                                                                                                            ·        Third Annual Culinary Tour of Nations Luncheon·        Scientific Data ...
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14 January 2016

Merck Animal Health Launches Safe-Guard® AquaSol

Highly Effective Dewormer Approved by FDA for use in Poultry MADISON, N.J., January 14, 2016 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside of the United States and Canada) today announced ...
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14 December 2015

Merck Animal Health Calls on Dog Owners to Discover the “Power of a Hug”

A Simple Hug Can Brighten Your Day and Help Dogs in Need MADISON, N.J., December 14, 2015 – Wet noses, wagging tails and soft fur. Nothing quite compares to a hug from man’s best friend. But a lot can ...
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8 December 2015

Merck Animal Health CreatingConnections™ Module Focuses on Feedlot Stockmanship

MADISON, N.J., December 8, 2015 – Stockmanship is critical to the health and well-being of cattle and ultimately, the success of an operation. This means producers must continually put an emphasis on ...
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24 November 2015

Merck Animal Health Launches High Quality Congress Website

Congresses Continue to Support Aquaculture, Poultry and Swine CustomersMADISON, N.J., November 24, 2015 –Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) today announced the ...
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20 November 2015

Merck Animal Health Pioneers H3N2 Canine Influenza Vaccine

Innovative Addition Further Strengthens CIV Product Line MADISON, N.J., November 20, 2015 – In response to the H3N2 canine influenza (CIV) outbreaks that impacted dogs in 241 states, Merck Animal Health ...
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12 November 2015

Merck Animal Health to Acquire Harrisvaccines

Acquisition Expands and Complements Merck Animal Health’s Strong Vaccine PortfolioMADISON, N.J., November 12, 2015 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) ...
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11 November 2015

Merck Animal Health Honors New Foot-and-Mouth Disease Research

Awards Presented to Four Young Scientists at the Global Foot-and-Mouth Disease Research Alliance 2015 Scientific Meeting MADISON, N.J., November 11, 2015 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health ...
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4 November 2015

Merck Animal Health Announces European Commission Approval of First Intradermal Vaccine against Porcine Circovirus Type 2

Swine Producers Can Now Protect Piglets against Three Major Swine Diseases with Needle-free Intradermal DeviceMADISON, N.J., November 4, 2015 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside ...
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23 October 2015

Merck Animal Health to Present Important New Data at 7th Asian Pig Veterinary Society Congress

Respiratory and Reproduction Data Top List of PresentationsMADISON, N.J., October 23, 2015 –Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) will present more than 25 studies ...
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15 October 2015

FINADYNE® Transdermal Pour-on Solution Now Available for Mastitis

Merck Animal Health to Feature Product at European Buiatrics Congress in RomeMADISON, NEW JERSEY, October 15, 2015 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) ...
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14 October 2015

Harrisvaccines Awarded Avian Influenza Stockpile Contract From USDA

The company will provide 48 million doses of Avian Influenza Vaccine, RNAAMES, Iowa, October 14, 2015 – Iowa-based vaccine producer, Harrisvaccines, today announced it has been awarded a contract to provide ...
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5 October 2015

Merck Congratulates Awardees of 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for Discovery Leading to River Blindness Treatment

Co-recipient Dr. William C. Campbell Conducted his Nobel Prize-winning Work at Merck Research LaboratoriesKENILWORTH, N.J., Oct. 5, 2015 — Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and ...
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28 September 2015

Merck Animal Health, Afya Project and Mission Rabies: Working Toward a World Free of Rabies

MADISON, NJ, September 28, 2015 – In recognition of World Rabies Day, Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) is proud to announce its continued support of ...
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22 September 2015

Merck Animal Health Launches INNOVAX®-ILT Vaccine in European Union

Protects Poultry against Highly Contagious Respiratory VirusMADISON, NJ, September 22, 2015 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) today announced the launch of ...
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21 September 2015

Harrisvaccines Receives USDA Conditional License for Avian Influenza Vaccine, RNA

First conditional license awarded since the outbreak in early 2015AMES, Iowa, September 21, 2015 – Ames, Iowa-based vaccine producer, Harrisvaccines, today announced it has been granted United States ...
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11 September 2015

Veterinarians Share Experiences Through Immersive NOBIVAC® Global Exchange Program

Program Offers Opportunities to Collaborate Across CountriesMADISON, N.J., September 11, 2015 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) is proud to announce the return ...
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3 September 2015

Merck Animal Health Announces Presentation of Dr. Bart Rispens Research Award at the World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA) 2015 Congress

Award to Honour Best Original Research Published in Avian PathologyMADISON, N.J., September 3, 2015 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) and the World ...
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1 September 2015

Merck Animal Health to Present Data on Poultry Respiratory Disease Control at World Veterinary Poultry Association Congress (WVPAC)

As Diamond Sponsor, Company Will Host Symposium and Poster PresentationsMADISON, N.J., September 1, 2015 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) today announced ...
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19 August 2015

Merck Animal Health Launches New Tool: Convenience Program Evaluation to Promote Poultry Health

Evaluation Assesses Vaccine Needs Starting in the Hatchery MADISON, NEW JERSEY, August 19, 2015 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) today announced the launch ...
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10 August 2015

Merck Animal Health Launches FORTEGRA® Vaccine in Latin America to Protect Poultry Against Coccidiosis

Vaccine Provides Flocks with Earlier and More Complete ProtectionMADISON, N.J., August 10, 2015 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) today announced ...
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23 June 2015

Merck Animal Health Statement on Bravecto

Updated June 23, 2015  Nothing is more important to Merck Animal Health than the safety and efficacy of our products, and the health and well-being of animals. As you may be aware, a post on a social ...
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15 June 2015

Statement on Bravecto

Nothing is more important to Merck Animal Health than the safety and efficacy of our products, and the health and well-being of animals. As you may be aware, a post on a social media site about Bravecto ...
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9 June 2015

Merck Animal Health Proudly Supports Young Researchers at International Symposium on Neglected Influenza Viruses

MADISON, NJ, June 9, 2015 – The 3rd International Symposium on Neglected Influenza Viruses (ISNIV) held in Athens, Georgia was an opportunity for young and upcoming scientists to be recognized. Two Junior ...
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13 May 2015

Merck Animal Health Announces Expanded ZUPREVO® (tildipirosin) Label in EU to Include Metaphylactic Use in Swine

Now indicated for use in piglets of all agesMADISON, N.J., May 13, 2015 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) today announced the expansion of the ZUPREVO® ...
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11 May 2015

Merck Animal Health Launches Single-Injection Vaccine AQUAVAC® PD3 in UK and Ireland

Protects Against the Three Most Common Salmon Diseases MADISON, NEW JERSEY, May 11, 2015 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) today introduced AQUAVAC® PD3, a ...
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21 April 2015

Merck Animal Health to Present Important New Data at the European Symposium of Porcine Health Management

Strong Focus on Evaluation of Vaccines for Porcine Circovirus type 2 (PCV2) and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniaeMADISON, NEW JERSEY, April 21, 2015 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the ...
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16 April 2015

Merck Animal Health Launches IDAL® 2G Vaccination Device for Pigs

Second-Generation Needle-Free Device Includes New Features Including Bluetooth Compatibility and App to Monitor DataMADISON, NJ April 16, 2015 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside ...
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1 April 2015

Merck Animal Health Launches First Ready-to-Use Single-Shot Vaccine in Europe to Protect Piglets from Two Prevalent Respiratory Infections

PORCILIS® PCV M HyoProtects against both Porcine Circovirus Type 2and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniaeMADISON, N.J., April 1, 2015 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and ...
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26 March 2015

Merck Animal Health and China Animal Husbandry Industry Co., Ltd Announce Plan to Establish Partnership

BEIJING, CHINA, March 26, 2015 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) and China Animal Husbandry Industry Co., Ltd (CAHIC) today announced the signing ...
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25 March 2015

Merck Animal Health Holds High Quality Tilapia Meeting at 2015 Tilapia Congress in Malaysia

Topics Include Disease Trends in Asia, Sustainable Production and Health ManagementMADISON, NEW JERSEY, March 26, 2015 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) ...
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20 March 2015

Merck Animal Health Receives Positive Opinion from European Medicines Agency for Mixed Use of NOBILIS® IB 4-91 and NOBILIS® IB Ma5 for Poultry

Mixed Use of Vaccines Will Enhance Protection Against Infectious Bronchitis VirusMADISON, N.J., March 20, 2015 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) today ...
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10 March 2015

Merck Animal Health Announces Registration of AQUAVAC® Strep Sa and NORVAX® Strep Si Vaccines in Vietnam

Vaccines Protect Against Serious Diseases Affecting Warmwater Fish MADISON, NEW JERSEY, March 10, 2014 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) today announced the ...
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2 February 2015

Merck Animal Health Appoints Chris Beattie to Lead Aquaculture Division

MADISON, NJ, February 2, 2015 – Merck Animal Health, known as MSD Animal Health outside the U.S. and Canada, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Beattie, Ph.D. to lead the Aquaculture division. ...
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2 February 2015

Merck Animal Health Appoints Chris Beattie to Lead Aquaculture Division

MADISON, NJ, February 2, 2015 – Merck Animal Health, known as MSD Animal Health outside the U.S. and Canada, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Beattie, Ph.D. to lead the Aquaculture division. ...
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29 January 2015

Merck Animal Health Provides $100,000 Sponsorship to the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine

Sponsorship to Support Veterinary Student in College’s Poultry Diagnostic and Research CenterMADISON, N.J., January 29, 2015 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) ...
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19 January 2015

Merck Animal Health Announces Platinum Sponsorship of 2015 International Production & Processing Expo

Will Host Second Annual Culinary Tour of Nations Luncheon for Poultry Production CustomersMADISON, NEW JERSEY January 19, 2015 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and ...
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12 January 2015

Cat Owners: “Are You Missing The Signs?”

New Awareness Campaign Sponsored by Merck Animal Health to Help Identify the Signs of Feline HyperthyroidismMADISON, NJ January 12, 2015 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United ...
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25 November 2014

Merck Animal Health Announces High Quality Tilapia Congress in Brazil

Congress to be Held in São José do Rio Preto from November 25-27SUMMIT, N.J., November 25, 2014 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) today announced ...
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24 November 2014

Merck Animal Health Receives Approval for PORCILIS® PCV M Hyo Vaccine in Europe

Europe’s First Single-Shot Vaccine to Protect Piglets from Both Porcine Circovirus Type 2 and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae InfectionsSUMMIT, N.J., November 24, 2014 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal ...
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20 November 2014

Merck Animal Health Launches NOBIVAC® Global Vet Exchange

Veterinarians Share Best Practices for Improving Animal Care GloballySUMMIT, N.J., November 20, 2014 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) today announced the launch ...
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12 November 2014

Merck Animal Health Launches ‘Creating Connections’ to Improve Cattle Well-Being

Program Helps Reduce Stress and Improve Health in HerdsSUMMIT, N.J, November 12, 2014 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) today announced the launch of Creating ...
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5 November 2014

Merck Animal Health Provides Update on Zilmax Five-Step Plan, Announces Next Steps

Extensive review and analysis of research data completedFinal stage to focus on planned in-field use studiesBest Management Practices and Certification Program adoptedFDA approval of updates to Zilmax ...
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3 November 2014

Merck Animal Health Launches Global Awareness Campaign to Support Pet Diabetes Month™

A Healthy Pet = A Happy FamilySUMMIT, N.J., November 1, 2014 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) has launched a global awareness campaign to support ...
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16 October 2014

Merck Animal Health Launches First Transdermal Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug for Cattle

FINADYNE® Transdermal Pour-on Solution Offers Novel Application SUMMIT, NJ , October 16, 2014 – Merck Animal Health today introduced FINADYNE® Transdermal (flunixin meglumine) Pour-on solution which delivers ...
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16 October 2014

Hall of Fame Recognizes Lifetime Achievements of Renowned Beef and Dairy Veterinarians

DE SOTO, Kan., Oct. 16, 2014 – Honoring their significant contributions to the beef and dairy cattle industry, David Bechtol, D.V.M., and Maarten Drost, D.V.M., were inducted into the Cattle Production ...
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30 September 2014

Merck Animal Health Launches Dairy C.A.R.E. Initiative
Resources to Support Optimal Animal Care

SUMMIT, N.J., September 30, 2014 – Merck Animal Health today introduced a new Dairy C.A.R.E. initiative to support the significant efforts of dairy producers to provide the best quality care for their ...
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26 September 2014

Merck Animal Health and Pet Owners Work Together to Help Free the World of Rabies

September 28th is World Rabies DaySUMMIT, N.J., September 26, 2014 – Rabies is a debilitating and deadly problem that affects people and their animals all over the world. In an effort to reduce human ...
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25 September 2014

Merck Animal Health Releases New Dairy Care365TM Training Module

SUMMIT, N.J., September 25, 2014 – Merck Animal Health today introduced its newest training module in its Dairy Care365™ series. “Handling Dairy Calves and Heifers: A Low-Stress Way to a Profitable Herd” ...
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25 September 2014

Merck Animal Health Presents Data at 10th International Sea Lice Conference Showing Benefits of Treating Salmon Sequentially with SLICE® (emamectin benzoate) and Hydrogen Peroxide

Sequential Treatment Showed Efficacy Against Sea Lice Infections and Reduced Re-Infection After 39 DaysSUMMIT, NEW JERSEY, September 25, 2014 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside ...
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22 September 2014

Merck Animal Health Honors Dr. John Fetrow for Innovations in Teaching and Mentoring Bovine Veterinary Students

SUMMIT, N.J., Sept. 22, 2014 – In recognition of his innovative contributions to the education and advancement of bovine veterinary students and the dairy industry, Merck Animal Health and the American ...
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18 September 2014

Merck Animal Health Continues Long-Standing Commitment to Bovine Veterinary Students’ Education

Summit, N.J., September 18, 2014 – During the past decade, Merck Animal Health has presented 87 outstanding bovine veterinary students with the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) Bovine ...
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16 September 2014

Merck Animal Health Provides Scholarships to Veterinary Students Focused on Food Animal Industry

Summit, N.J., September 16, 2014 – As a partner in the Food Systems Fellowship Program coordinated by Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, Merck Animal Health is pleased to announce ...
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15 September 2014

Merck Animal Health Receives Marketing Authorization from European Commission for NOBILIS® IB Primo QX for Chickens

First Vaccine to Use SPHEREON®Technology Now AvailableSUMMIT, NEW JERSEY, September 15, 2014 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) today announced that, following ...
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2 September 2014

Merck Animal Health Launches Campaign to Raise Awareness About Canine Dry Eye Syndrome

Dog Owners Can See First Hand the Effects of Dry Eye on a Dog’s VisionSUMMIT, NEW JERSEY, September 2, 2014 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) is launching ...
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28 August 2014

Merck Animal Health to Attend in 10th International Sea Lice Conference, “Sustainable Solutions in Sea Lice Management”

SUMMIT, NEW JERSEY, August 28, 2014 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) today announced its sponsorship of the 10th International Sea Lice Conference, being hosted ...
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18 August 2014

Merck Animal Health Develops a New Fish Vaccine Against Most Prevalent Disease Affecting Tilapia

BOXMEER, THE NETHERLANDS, August 18, 2014 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) today introduced a new fish vaccine as a promising measure to help protect tilapia ...
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23 July 2014

New Data about ZILMAX® Being Presented at 2014 ADSA-ASAS-CSAS Joint Annual Meeting

Summit, N.J., July 22, 2014 – Merck Animal Health, known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada, today announced that new studies about ZILMAX® (zilpaterol hydrochloride), an FDA-approved ...
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10 July 2014

Merck Animal Health to Present Important Data at the 28th World Buiatrics Congress in Cairns, Australia

Bovine Virus Diarrhea (BVD), Herd Health, Udder Health and Reproduction to be DiscussedSUMMIT, NEW JERSEY, July 10, 2014 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) will ...
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16 June 2014

Harrisvaccines Becomes first in the Nation to Receive USDA Conditional License for PEDv Vaccine

AMES, Iowa, June 16, 2014 – Ames, Iowa-based vaccine producer, Harrisvaccines, today announced it has been granted United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) conditional licensure of the company’s ...
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13 June 2014

Merck Animal Health Announces Webinar for Poultry Producers, Optimizing the Gut Environment for Improved Performance

Webinar to Feature Experts Dr. Stephen Collett and Dr. Fernando VargasSUMMIT, NEW JERSEY, June 13, 2014 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) today announced an ...
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28 May 2014

Merck Animal Health to Host Symposium on Emerging Diseases at 23rd International Pig Veterinary Society Congress

“Emerging Diseases: Learning from the Past to Prepare for the Future”SUMMIT, NEW JERSEY, May 28, 2014 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) today announced it will ...
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20 May 2014

Merck Animal Health Announces FDA Approval of BRAVECTO™ (fluralaner)

First Chewable Tablet for Dogs Effective for 12 Weeks* Against Fleas and TicksSUMMIT, NJ, May 20, 2014 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) today announced ...
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15 May 2014

Merck Animal Health Announces Launch of PORCEPTAL® as New Addition to REPROPIG® Management System in Europe

Helps Pig Producers Simplify Breeding Herd Schedules and Improve Reproductive EfficiencySUMMIT, NEW JERSEY, May 15, 2014 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) today ...
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30 April 2014

Merck Animal Health to Present Important New Data at the 6th European Symposium of Porcine Health Management

Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS), Porcine Circovirus Type 2 (PCV2) and Reproduction Health Management Data to be PresentedSUMMIT, NEW JERSEY, April 30, 2014 – Merck Animal Health (known ...
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24 March 2014

Merck Animal Health Receives Marketing Authorization from European Commission for PANACUR® AquaSol for Chickens

Highly Effective Deworming Treatment for New Species  SUMMIT, N.J., 24 March 2014 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) today announced that, following ...
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26 February 2014

Study Results Show ACTIVYL® by Merck Animal Health Outperforms FRONTLINE® Plus

Eliminates More Than 99 Percent of Fleas: More Flea-Free Pets and Fewer Fleas in the Home  SUMMIT, N.J., February 26, 2014 – Merck Animal Health today released the results of a head-to-head research study ...
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17 February 2014

Merck Animal Health Receives Marketing Authorization from European Commission for BRAVECTO™ (fluralaner)

First Chewable Tablet Approved for Fleas and Ticks in Dogs Effective For 12 Weeks (8 weeks forRhipicephalus sanguineus ticks) SUMMIT, N.J., February 17, 2014 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal ...
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12 February 2014

Merck Animal Health Receives Positive Opinion from European Medicines Agency for PANACUR® AquaSol for Chickens

Highly Effective Deworming Treatment for New Species  SUMMIT, N.J., February 12, 2014 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) today announced that the Committee ...
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6 February 2014

Merck Animal Health Announces Research Partnership with Utrecht University to Discover Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus Vaccine

SUMMIT, NEW JERSEY, February 6, 2014 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) today announced it has entered into a research agreement with Utrecht University to test ...
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4 February 2014

Merck Animal Health Introduces Once PMH® IN

Only Intranasal Vaccine to Control Bacterial Pneumonia in Cattle DE SOTO, Kan. Feb. 4, 2014 – Merck Animal Health today introduced Once PMH® IN, the only intranasal vaccine to deliver dual bacterial pneumonia ...
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3 February 2014

Merck Animal Health Highlights the Importance of Effectively Managing Pancreas Disease at PD TriNation 2014

Attendees Gain Valuable Information on the Benefits of Vaccination Programs  TRONDHEIM, NORWAY, 3 February, 2014 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) today announced ...
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30 January 2014

Harrisvaccines Awarded Rotavirus C Autogenous Licensure

AMES, Iowa, January 30, 2014 – Ames, Iowa-based vaccine producer, Harrisvaccines, today announced it has been granted United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) autogenous licensure of the company’s ...
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17 January 2014

Merck Animal Health Host Culinary Tour of Nations Luncheon at 2014 International Production & Processing Expo

Attendees Gain Valuable Information on the Benefits of Vaccination Programs SUMMIT, NEW JERSEY January 17, 2014 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) announced ...
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18 December 2013

Veterinary Medicines Directorate Grants Provisional Marketing Authorisation to MSD Animal Health for First Vaccine Targeting Schmallenberg Virus

Bovilis® SBV to Ship in United Kingdom in Coming Weeks London, UK, 21 May 2013 – MSD Animal Health announced today that the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) of the United Kingdom has granted the ...
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17 December 2013

Merck Animal Health Receives Positive Opinion from European Medicines Agency for BRAVECTO™ (fluralaner)

New Chewable Tablet Treatment for Fleas and Ticks in Dogs – Effective For 12 Weeks(8 weeks forRhipicephalus sanguineus ticks)  SUMMIT, N.J., December, 17 2013 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal ...
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13 December 2013

Merck Animal Health Shares Progress on Zilmax and the Five-Step Plan for Responsible Beef

During the last 90 days, Merck Animal Health, with the input and oversight of its Advisory Board, has worked to implement its Five-Step Plan to Ensuring Responsible Beef and has made considerable progress. ...
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7 November 2013

Merck Animal Health's Vista® Vaccines Now Approved for Use in Pregnant Cows and Calves Nursing Pregnant Cows

DE SOTO, Kan., Nov. 7, 2013 – Beef and dairy producers now have the flexibility to vaccinate pregnant cows and calves nursing pregnant cows against bovine reproductive and respiratory diseases with Vista®, ...
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1 November 2013

Merck Animal Health Launches Global Awareness Campaign to Support Pet Diabetes Month™ “A Healthy Pet = A Happy Family” Encourages Screening and Treatment

Summit, New Jersey, November 1, 2013 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) has launched a global awareness campaign to support Pet Diabetes Month™ this ...
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28 September 2013

Merck Animal Health Proudly Supports Vaccination Programs Targeted at Reducing Disease in Domestic Pets

More Than One Million Doses of Rabies Vaccine Donated SUMMIT, N.J., Sept. 28, 2013 – In recognition of World Rabies Day, and in an effort to reduce the number of people dying of the disease, Merck Animal ...
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26 September 2013

New Data Show MSD Animal Health’s Porcilis® Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) Vaccine Effective Against Various Strains of Asian PRRS Virus

PRRS Vaccine and Other Swine Herd Health Data Presented at 6th Asian Pig Veterinary Society Congress in Vietnam SUMMIT, NEW JERSEY, 26 September 2013 – MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health ...
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20 September 2013

MSD Animal Health To Present Important Data at 6th Asian Pig Veterinary Society Congress in Vietnam

Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) to be Focus of Data Presentations SUMMIT, NEW JERSEY 20 September 2013 -- MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the USA and Canada) announced ...
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13 September 2013

MSD Animal Health Announces Sponsorship of World Tilapia Conference

Company to Also Host Industry Workshop With Leading Tilapia Producers BOXMEER, NETHERLANDS, 13 September, 2013 – MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the United States and Canada) announced ...
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5 September 2013

MSD Animal Health Announces Sponsorship of European Association of Fish Pathologists Biannual Meeting

Company Highlights Commitment to European Aquaculture BOXMEER, NETHERLANDS, 5 September 2013 -- MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the USA and Canada) announced today the company is proud ...
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22 August 2013

MSD Animal Health Introduces Innovative Program to Improve Poultry Respiratory Health

The Convenience Program – Improving Birds Breathing from the Beginning NANTES, FRANCE 22 August 2013 – MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the USA and Canada) today announced that it is ...
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16 August 2013

Merck Animal Health Strengthens Commitment to Five Steps to Responsible Beef

SUMMIT, N.J., Aug. 16, 2013 -- At Merck Animal Health, the health and well-being of animals is our first and foremost priority. We also take very seriously our commitment to providing safe, effective ...
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13 August 2013

Merck Animal Health Statement on Five Steps to Responsible Beef

We at Merck Animal Health pride ourselves on being a responsible company that puts animals and consumers first. The benefits and safety of Zilmax® (zilpaterol hydrochloride) are well documented and the ...
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8 August 2013

Merck Animal Health Statement on Zilmax

Animal well-being is a priority for Merck Animal Health.The facts are clear. The benefits and safety of Zilmax® (zilpaterol) are well documented. Zilmax has a 30+ year history of research and development ...
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8 August 2013

_Merck Animal Health Statement on Zilmax

Animal well-being is a priority for Merck Animal Health.The facts are clear. The benefits and safety of Zilmax® (zilpaterol) are well documented. Zilmax has a 30+ year history of research and development ...
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7 August 2013

Merck Animal Health Announces Presence at AQUA NOR 2013
Company Hosts Seminar Featuring Latest in Fish Health Research

SUMMIT, NEW JERSEY, August 7, 2013 -- Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) announced today the company will participate in this year’s AQUA NOR 2013 in Trondheim, ...
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23 July 2013

Best Practices, Performance Technologies Presented at ADSA-ASAS Joint Annual Meeting

Opportunities for Stronger Economic Returns, Greater Environmental Sustainability SUMMIT, NJ – July 23, 2013 – The beef industry faces the challenge of producing enough affordable beef to meet the nutritional ...
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11 July 2013

New Data Shows Intradermal Administration of Mycoplasma Vaccines More Efficient Than Standard Methods

Data Presented at Fifth European Symposium of Porcine Health Management in Scotland BOXMEER, NETHERLANDS 11 JULY 2013 – MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the USA and Canada) hosted a ...
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21 May 2013

Veterinary Medicines Directorate Grants Provisional Marketing Authorisation to Merck Animal Health for First Vaccine Targeting Schmallenberg Virus

Bovilis® SBV to Ship in United Kingdom in Coming Weeks London, UK, 21 May 2013 – Merck Animal Health announced today that the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) of the United Kingdom has granted the ...
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2 April 2013

Coldwater Aquaculture Laboratory Renamed Merck Animal Health Innovation AS

MSD Animal Health Reinforces Its Commitment to Aquaculture Health BOXMEER, The Netherlands, April 2, 2013 — MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in USA and Canada) recently announced that Coldwater ...
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15 March 2013

MSD Animal Health Announces New Indication for PANACUR® AquaSol for Swine in Europe

Now Approved to Treat Trichuris suis, a Major Parasite Infecting Swine BOXMEER (The Netherlands) 15 March, 2013 – MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in USA and Canada) today announced the ...
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13 March 2013

Merck Animal Health Highlights the Importance of Tilapia Health VIV Asia 2013

Attendees Gain Valuable Information on the benefits of vaccination programs BANGKOK, THAILAND, 13 March, 2013 – Merck Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in USA and Canada) recently hosted an ...
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4 March 2013

MSD Animal Health Brings Novel Poultry Vaccine INNOVAX®-ND-SB (or INNOVAX® ND) to India

Vaccine Provides Immunity Against Newcastle and Marek’s Disease MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in USA and Canada) today announced the introduction of INNOVAX®-ND-SB (or INNOVAX®-ND) in ...
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12 September 2012

Brazil and Peru Added to Growing List of Countries To Provide ZILMAX Registrations

BOXMEER (The Netherlands), September 12, 2012 — In July and August, Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the U.S. and Canada) received registration for zilpaterol hydrochloride, the ...
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12 September 2012

Brazil and Peru Added to Growing List of Countries To Provide ZILMAX Registrations

BOXMEER (The Netherlands), September 12, 2012 — In July and August, Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the U.S. and Canada) received registration for zilpaterol hydrochloride, the ...
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10 September 2012

Aquaculture R&D Laboratory in Singapore Adopts New Name, Sharpens Focus on Product Development

BOXMEER (The Netherlands), September 10, 2012 — A research and development laboratory that has significantly contributed to the rapid growth of warmwater aquaculture health over the past 12 years has ...
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5 September 2012

AQUAVAC IridoV Receives First Market Authorization in Singapore

BOXMEER (The Netherlands), September 5, 2012 — Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) has obtained approval from the authorities in Singapore to begin marketing ...
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8 August 2012

Merck Animal Health Launches New Vaccine Against Peste des Petits Ruminants

BOXMEER (the Netherlands), August 8, 2012 — MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the USA and Canada) announces the launch of a new vaccine against Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR), a severe, ...
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31 July 2012

Merck Animal Health Obtains First Approval for AQUAVAC Strep Sa in Asia-Pacific

BOXMEER (The Netherlands), July 31, 2012 — Indonesia, the world’s third largest producer of farmed tilapia, now has a new tool available for managing streptococcosis, a highly prevalent bacterial disease ...
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26 July 2012

Merck Animal Health introduces CANINSULIN VetPen, the first and only veterinary insulin pen for diabetic dogs and cats

BOXMEER (The Netherlands), July 26, 2012 — Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) has introduced CANINSULIN VetPen, the first insulin pen specifically designed for ...
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24 July 2012

Merck Animal Health Introduces PANACUR AquaSol for Swine in Europe

BOXMEER (The Netherlands), July 24, 2012 — Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) has introduced PANACUR AquaSol (fenbendazole), a new, water-administered dewormer ...
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17 July 2012

Codex Alimentarius Commission Has Placed Zilpaterol on the JECFA Priority Assessment List

BOXMEER (The Netherlands), July 17, 2012 — Early in 2012, Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) proposed zilpaterol hydrochloride, the active ingredient of ZILMAX®, ...
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28 June 2012

Merck Animal Health Presents Results of a Vaccine Against Schmallenberg Virus to protect Sheep and Cattle

BOXMEER (the Netherlands), June 28, 2012 — Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) announces the successful development of a candidate vaccine against the Schmallenberg ...
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27 June 2012

Merck Animal Health Debuts New Technical Materials to Support Successful SLICE Sustainability Project

BOXMEER (The Netherlands), June 27, 2012 - Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) recently introduced new educational tools and reference materials to support ...
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25 June 2012

Merck Animal Health Facility Among the First Sites Certified According to New Standard CWA 15793:2008 on Laboratory Biorisk Management

COLOGNE (Germany), June 25, 2012 – The Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) research and vaccine manufacturing site in Cologne ...
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12 June 2012

Proceedings Booklet Offers Sustainable Solutions for Bacterial Disease in Tilapia, Other Warmwater Fish

BOXMEER (The Netherlands), June 12, 2012 - A proceedings booklet summarizing presentations from the symposium, titled “Bacterial Disease in Warmwater Fish: New Strategies for Sustainable Control”, is ...
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30 May 2012

Merck Animal Health Introduces COBACTAN LA 7.5% in Europe for More Effective Treatment of Swine Respiratory Disease

BOXMEER (the Netherlands), May 30, 2012 — Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) recently obtained regulatory approval in 21 European countries for COBACTAN® LA 7.5% ...
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23 April 2012

HOMEAGAIN Pet Recovery Service Reunites One Million Lost Pets

Underscores Importance of Microchips and Up-to-Date Contact Information SUMMIT, N.J., April 23, 2012 – The HomeAgain® Pet Recovery Service announced today that it has reunited more than one million lost ...
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13 April 2012

AQUAFLOR Now Labeled in the United States for All Freshwater-reared Finfish

BOXMEER, The Netherlands, April 13, 2012 —AQUAFLOR® (florfenicol) has new label indications in the United States permitting its use in all freshwater-reared finfish. According to Palma Jordan, global ...
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11 April 2012

Merck Animal Health Announces ACTIVYL and ACTIVYL Tick Plus for European Markets

BOXMEER (The Netherlands), April 11, 2012 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada), a leading provider of innovative animal health products and services, today announced ...
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5 April 2012

New Rabbit Vaccine Protects Against Myxomatosis and RHD in Clinical Studies

BOXMEER (The Netherlands), April 5, 2012 – Clinical studies published last month with a new bivalent rabbit vaccine for subcutaneous injection (NOBIVAC® Myxo-RHD) against myxomatosis and rabbit hemorrhagic ...
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21 March 2012

Merck Animal Health Symposium Draws More Than 400 Veterinarians From Eastern Europe

BOXMEER, The Netherlands, March 21, 2012 – More than 400 veterinarians from Eastern Europe learned about the latest innovations and products from Merck Animal Health at the company’s recent scientific ...
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13 March 2012

Merck Animal Health Extends Its Endocrine Portfolio With VIDALTA

BOXMEER (The Netherlands), March 13, 2012 - Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) today announces the wider European introduction of VIDALTA® (prolonged-release carbimazole ...
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31 January 2012

Merck/MSD Animal Health Headquarters in New Jersey, US

Boxmeer (the Netherlands), January 31, 2012 – Merck Animal Health, known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada, today announced that it intends to centralize certain functions at the ...
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24 January 2012

Merck Animal Health Enters Public-Private Partnership to Develop Innovative Strategies to Complement Bovine Mastitis Treatment

Focus on Development of Vaccines Against Evasion Molecules BOXMEER (The Netherlands), January 24, 2012 – Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) today announces that ...
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