IDEXX's very own Medical Affairs Veterinarian outlines how to effectively control or eradicate BVD through diagnostic testing. Andrew's report outlines the recent BVD study undertaken by Cognosco research group in NZ. The research results revealed a very exciting shift in understanding of which BVD test is superior and at what age testing can be undertaken in calves.
Identifying, managing and understanding embryonic loss in cattle is a key factor in helping farmers to run profitable beef and dairy cattle operations. Here, IDEXX Laboratories Senior Marketing Manager Worldwide (Bovine) Jim Rhoades, Medical Affairs Veterinarian IDEXX (NZ) Andrew MacPherson, Account Manager Ian Burke and General Manager (Commercial) IDEXX (NZ) Carl Eden discuss the causes, the costs and what New Zealand veterinarians could learn from practices used overseas. Check out the full article here: https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hubfs/2188035/PAG%20test/VetScript_Dec_IDEXX.pdf
Alice Fraser, of IDEXX Laboratories, Palmerston North, and Stefan Smith, of the Farm Animal Division at Massey University’s School of Veterinary Science, look at how the changing face of farming may require new trace element studies. Check out the full article here: https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.nzva.org.nz/resource/resmgr/temporary/TraceElements_April2019.pdf