• May 25, 2010
    NEW YORK--Pfizer Animal Health today announced its acquisition of Microtek International, Inc., a recognized innovator in aquaculture vaccines, R&D and healthcare diagnostic services. The acquisition further expands Pfizer’s commitment to a safe food supply from healthy beef and dairy cattle, swine, poultry and, now, fish. Total global fish production – largely for human consumption – now exceeds that of pork, poultry, beef or dairy. Farmedmore...
  • February 8, 2010
    TOKYO--Pfizer Animal Health today announced it will begin to expand Japanese veterinary experience with IMPROVAC, Pfizer’s successful pork production technology embraced by pig farmers in other countries for more than 10 years. The Japanese Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fishery (JMAFF) has approved IMPROVAC as safe and effective for use by veterinarians in pigs throughout Japan. "In the months ahead, the experience gained withmore...
  • December 11, 2009
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Swine producers have a new conditionally-licensed vaccine from Pfizer Animal Health to help protect their herds from the pandemic H1N1 (pH1N1) strain of Swine Influenza Virus (SIV).1  Pfizer Animal Health today announced that its Swine Influenza Vaccine, pH1N1 – Killed Virus, has been approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for vaccination of healthy swine, including pregnant sows and gilts, three weeks of age or older against SIV subtype H1N1.Pfizer Animalmore...
  • October 16, 2009
    RALEIGH, N.C.--A new Pfizer Poultry Health was unveiled today as Pfizer’s global acquisition of Wyeth, and its subsidiary Wyeth / Fort Dodge Animal Health, was completed. The acquisition allows Pfizer Poultry Health, a unit of Pfizer Animal Health, to strengthen its position as a leader in the discovery, development and manufacturing of devices and vaccines for the global poultry industry. Fort Dodge brings an estimatedmore...
  • September 9, 2009
    DURHAM, N.C.--Medentech, a solutions provider of clean water and cost effective disinfection solutions, recently announced that Inovotabs® brand disinfectant tablets received registration from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Pfizer Poultry Health holds the exclusive sale and distribution rights for the product. Inovotabs are patented, highly effective sanitation tablets developed exclusively for use with themore...
  • July 23, 2009
    RALEIGH, N.C.--How does site of injection affect the immunology of a bird when vaccinated in ovo? This question was addressed at the 2009 Poultry Science Association Meeting where Brett Hopkins, MS, DVM, Ph.D., DACPV, associate director for outcomes research with Pfizer Animal Health, presented data from a large scale commercial hatchery trial comparing the only two commercially available egg injection systems in the United Statesmore...
  • January 28, 2009
    DURHAM, N.C.--Infectious Bursal Disease (IBD) is an ongoing threat to the poultry industry. Fortunately, controlling it is a challenge that can be met efficiently and effectively with Bursaplex, a revolutionary Antigen Antibody Complex (AAC) vaccine developed by the scientists from the Poultry Health Division of Pfizer Animal Health (PPH). For over a decade, Bursaplex has consistently aided poultry producers worldwide to raise healthy flocksmore...
  • January 28, 2009
    DURHAM, N.C.--The same technology used in broiler and broilerbreeder operations worldwide has another important application: manufacturing of human flu vaccine. The Poultry Health Division of Pfizer Animal Health (PPH) supplies global manufacturers of human flu vaccine with two widely used technologies: the Embrex® Inovoject® System, and the Embrex Inovoject System - Egg Remover®. “Poultry eggs currently are used as amore...
  • January 28, 2009
    DURHAM, N.C.--The U.S. poultry industry has the potential to achieve new standards of health and efficiency with the advent of the first-ever coccidiosis vaccine delivered via in ovoadministration. The new Inovocox® vaccine from the Poultry Health Division of Pfizer Animal Health (PPH) will provide an innovative tool for the broiler industry to help control one of the global poultry industry’s most prevalent and costly diseases.more...
  • January 28, 2009
    DURHAM, N.C.--An ever-growing world population, coupled with increasing feed costs and production pressures, will make demands on the global poultry industry greater than ever in years ahead. Poised to meet those demands is the Poultry Health Division of Pfizer Animal Health (PPH), a hybrid of engineering and poultry animal health technology and innovation that was born via the acquisition of Embrex, Inc. by Pfizer Animal Health in 2007more...