Crop innovation rather than animal health and nutrition is attracting the AgTech money, says TechAccel. However, it noted some of the leading animal health and nutrition opportunities for venture capital firms to direct some of their money towards.
More insight into the efficiency and mode of action of biotic substances, plant extracts, and bacteriophage therapy is needed in order to find alternatives to in-feed antibiotics, concludes an EU focus group (FG) looking at how to minimize the use of...
New Jersey based veterinary product supplier, Pharmgate, says its acquisition of Pennfield Animal Health, a producer of medicated in-feed and water soluble additives to tackle enteric diseases in livestock and poultry, is ‘transformative’.
Antibiotic alternatives such as pro and prebiotics and other gut health boosting feed components are to be welcomed as long as they don’t simply shore up intensive farming practices, says a leading farm animal welfare organization.
Joint ventures and license deals are the key to growth for US trace mineral and medicinal feed additive firm, Phibro Animal Health, says an analyst evaluating prospects for the group after its IPO mid-April.