Oxidative Stress : Its Effect on Cattle and the Role of Trace Minerals
Reactive Oxygen Species or Free Radicals are constantly formed during normal aerobic cellular metabolism. Free radicals are unstable and highly reactive oxidants that can remove an electron from another compound leaving it oxidised.
Itchy Cat? What Can Be Done?
The work up of “itchy cat syndrome” can be a laborious task with no guarantees of identifying a cause to the pruritus which may be frustrating for both vet and owner alike.
New Webinar on the Role of Trace Minerals in Cattle Health & Performance
In conjunction with The Webinar Vet, Virbac is pleased to announce a new, free to view, webinar on the role of trace minerals in cattle health and performance. The webinar also includes information on a new veterinary approach to boost trace mineral availability.
New Multimin - A Unique Prescription Only Trace Mineral Injection For Cattle
Virbac is pleased to announce the launch of Multimin, a unique, prescription only, four in one trace mineral injection to combat oxidative stress and its effects in cattle. Containing Zinc, Copper, Manganese and Selenium, Multimin is designed to be administered during, or in advance of, periods of high demand in dairy and beef cattle, such as breeding, calving, weaning and vaccination.
Antimicrobial Peptides: The What, The How and The Why
Antimicrobial resistance is a hot topic in both human and veterinary medicine, with concerns flagged that inappropriate use of antibiotics may have contributed to an increase in bacterial resistance worldwide.
When The Chips Are Down
Is Your Practice Making The Most Of The Bonding Opportunities Provided by Compulsory Microchipping?
Trace Minerals and Vaccination
Trace minerals have long been reported to be important for optimal immune function in livestock1.Trace minerals are essential for livestock to mount an immune response to a vaccine and thus derive protection.