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  • Top 10 animal health companies of 2013

    It is fascinating what has happened in the last couple of years in the animal health industry, which runs to $22 billion a year for animal drugs and vaccines and is expected to grow at 5.7% compound annual rate, faster than the market for human medicines.

Avacta unveils new test for diagnosing lymphoma in dogs

Avacta Animal Health has developed a new system for diagnosing lymphoma in dogs, which is one of the most common cancers found in canines.

Neogen fiscal Q1 earnings jump 13% on food safety business

Neogen reported a fiscal first-quarter gain in net income of 13% due largely to stronger sales in its food safety segment.

Merial expands NexGard plant in Brazil with $25M infusion

The animal health industry is seeing robust activity in Brazil these days. Merial, Sanofi's animal health company, announced it is pouring $25 million into its Paulínia, Brazil, plant to increase the production of NexGard, the chewable flea and tick treatment for dogs introduced this year.

Elanco and Dow AgroSciences team up to meet global demand for food

Elanco, the animal health division of Eli Lilly, and Dow AgroSciences said they are partnering to jointly focus on helping producers increase meat and milk production to meet a growing global demand. 

UN's Food and Agriculture Organization warns of new strain of avian influenza virus

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization is warning that a new strain of avian influenza virus found in poultry in Southeast Asia should be closely monitored, as it poses a threat to animal health and production.

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