The Guardians of the Rhino

Published: April 11, 2018
For several years, Bayer has supported the critically important work of the anti-poaching dog unit in the Kruger National Park in South Africa. Clint Austin, Head of Clinical Development & Regulatory Affairs for Bayer Animal Health Southern Africa, reports back about his latest visit to the ...

Big Data For Small Animals

Published: March 20, 2018
Big Data primarily refers to the processing of large, complex and rapidly changing data volumes. In research, new insights can be gained by linking large amounts of data and statistical evaluations. Prof. Alan Radford is the academic lead of the Small Animal Veterinary Surveillance Network (SAVSNET), an initiative from the University of Liverpool. SAVSNET plays a pioneering role in the analysis of clinical data in real-time in order to identify trends that might indicate outbreaks of infectious disease or an occurrence of new diseases in pet populations in a timely ...

Lessons learned: Evolving from a strong product to a loved brand

Published: March 09, 2018
These are the last days of winter. Days lengthen and the transition from winter to spring is soon upon us.
Before the flowers pop out of the ground and the birds reappear in the sky, I also take a moment to get some spring essentials for Calypso, my ...

Activating Youth Voices in Agriculture

Published: February 16, 2018
What role for the next generation in agriculture? Fresh from the WFO’s Gymnasium, Youth Ag-Summit delegate Cameron Olson shares his belief in the power of youth in shaping farming’s ...

Why Do Animals Need Antibiotics?

Published: January 29, 2018
Dr. Almut Hoffmann shares how the team at Animal Health supports farmers in responsible livestock management – including the use of antibiotics, if ...

Treating Farm Animals with High Esteem

Published: January 17, 2018
Animal well-being is increasingly in focus around the world, often discussed in association with sustainability, productivity and environmental issues. Uwe Mucke, Head of Animal Health Commercial Operations Europe, is passionate about driving continuous advancements in animal well-being and actively seeks to support and engage with farmers in this ...

Dangers of Playing in Autumn Leaves

Published: November 28, 2017
Dexter loves to plough through the foliage. Every year, when the trees and bushes lose their leaves and a dense layer of foliage has formed on the ground, the 5-year-old Beagle hunts like a whirlwind through the foliage mountains. Especially when he walks through the woods with his owner ...

A Nose for Danger

Published: November 14, 2017
Not all heroes wear capes. Diabetes Alerts Dogs can make the difference between life and death for a person suffering from high blood sugar. However, the training for these essential animals can be outside of a family’s budget. Bayer Animal Health Sweden supports the dogs and the important work being done at the Swedish Service and Signal Dog Association (SoS) to protect vulnerable diabetes ...

Protection of Horned Giants

Published: October 24, 2017
The Kruger National Park in South Africa is one of the world’s foremost national parks and an un-spoiled wilderness. It is also one of the most developed and accessible ecotourism destinations in South Africa. Nearly 1 million people visit Kruger National Park every year. This wildlife sanctuary is larger in area than the entire country of Israel. Since 1960, the black rhino population has declined by 97.6%. Poachers remain the biggest threat to this species and Kruger is the most important target for ...

A Dual Farmer’s Perspective on Sustainability and Tech in Agriculture

Published: October 10, 2017
By 2050, the global population is expected to reach 10 billion, requiring the world’s farmers to produce 50 percent more food. Annie Dee of Dee River Ranch is one of those farmers helping bring more food to the table for consumers. She transformed her family farm into a modern row crop and beef cattle operation, spanning 10,000 acres. Committed to innovation, Dee is an agricultural advocate and continually seeks new ways to farm sustainably and ...