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MSD appoints former county footballer to senior role

MSD appoints former county footballer to senior role

MSD Animal Health has announced the appointment of Dr. William Minchin as director of its ruminant business unit, with responsibility...

January 11, 2018

Pharmaceutical giant MSD expands Irish operations

Pharmaceutical giant MSD expands Irish operations

The multi-national pharmaceutical giant MSD – whose animal health division manufactures farm vaccines and medication – has announced the creation of...

May 30, 2017

Major food-service companies pledge to go ‘antibiotic-free’

Major food-service companies pledge to go ‘antibiotic-free’

Some major food-service companies like McDonalds and Subway are “setting the agenda” on the use of antibiotics in food-producing animals,...

May 25, 2017

Best trade stand and innovation recognised at the National Dairy Show

Best trade stand and innovation recognised at the National Dairy Show

The 34th National Dairy Show saw a number of awards handed out for innovation, recognition, best trade stand as well...

October 27, 2016

‘Dairy farmers spend 95% of their time thinking about cows that fail to come in heat’

‘Dairy farmers spend 95% of their time thinking about cows that fail to come in heat’

The role of synchronisation in dealing with fertility problems and in condensing calving patterns were outlined by international dairy fertility...

June 12, 2016

Lungworm outbreaks in cows can cost €160/cow – is it time to vaccinate?

Lungworm outbreaks in cows can cost €160/cow – is it time to vaccinate?

Lungworm outbreaks in adult cows can cost €160 per cow, according to Fergal Morris of MSD Animal Health. He says that...

January 14, 2016

Farmers asked to pick up a paint brush to help raise cancer awareness

Farmers asked to pick up a paint brush to help raise cancer awareness

Farmers are being asked to help raise cancer awareness and show their support for the Irish Cancer Society (ICS) by...

October 30, 2015

Time’s running out to enter our competition! #farmfree

Time’s running out to enter our competition! #farmfree

Time is running out now to enter Ireland’s Largest Ever Farming Giveaway! Get your entry into the competition now while...

October 24, 2015

Enter our competition to win €1,000 worth of MSD Animal Health products

Enter our competition to win €1,000 worth of MSD Animal Health products

Agriland has teamed up with some of the best-known agricultural brands and manufacturers to launch what is we believe the...

October 5, 2015

Video: How to prevent sheep lameness with foot trimming and bathing

Video: How to prevent sheep lameness with foot trimming and bathing

Recent sheep trails have shown that routine foot trimming should be avoided, as it can lead to higher cases of...

July 9, 2015

Video: How to spot and treat scald and footrot in sheep

Video: How to spot and treat scald and footrot in sheep

The most important step to tackling lameness in a sheep flock is to establish how much lameness is there and...

July 8, 2015

‘Effective worm control – cattle must be allowed to develop a level of natural immunity’

‘Effective worm control – cattle must be allowed to develop a level of natural immunity’

The ideal approach to controlling lung, gut and stomach worms is to use a wormer that allows some exposure to...

April 9, 2015

Prevention better than cure for animal diseases, says MSD

Prevention better than cure for animal diseases, says MSD

Farmers at the Winter Fair were reminded by MSD animal health that prevention is better than cure when it comes...

December 14, 2014

William Minchin appointed marketing manager with MSD

William Minchin appointed marketing manager with MSD

William Minchin has joined MSD Animal Health as marketing manager for ruminant medicines. MSD is the largest supplier of animal...

November 23, 2014