By Sara Brown
The 2010 Cattlemen Industry Convention was full of new animal product releases:
Pfizer presents HD 50K for Angus, a genetic selection tool that is also the first commercially available Molecular Value Predictions (MVPs) derived from a high-density panel with more than 50,000 genetic markers. The suite of 14 genomic trait predictions, including the beef industry’s first DNA-based economic index, provides MVPs for some economically important traits not available as EPDs, such as average daily gain, dry matter intake, net feed intake and tenderness, as well as many traits that complement EPDs.
Novus International, enters the U.S. beef nutrition market with several feed products with wide range of health benefits.
Merial announced a return of the Corid powder for prevention and treatment of coccidiosis and a new 15-dose bottle of Cystorelin.
Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health launches, Resflor Gold, the only FDA-approved combination antibiotic to treat three major bacterial bovine respiratory pathogens. Nuflor Gold®, is an antibiotic for the treatment of bovine respiratory disease (BRD) associated with four major bovine respiratory pathogens.
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., continues in their reorganization of the former Fort Dodge cattle product line, including Pyramid 5 and Cydectin.
See more new products on the Convention coverage page.