Giving animal husbandry a future

Share on:  03/02/2024 10:49 Giving animal husbandry a future The two-day “Livestock Forum” at the Research Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN) focussed on animal welfare and brought together high-calibre experts from politics, practice and research. “What is the future of livestock farming? How can politics, society, agricultural practice and research work better together and […]

For animal-loving kids, toys can set the stage for future careers | Lifestyles

Who doesn’t remember asking or being asked “What do you want to be when you grow up?” For kids who love animals, the answers might be veterinarian or veterinary nurse, horse or dog trainer, K-9 handler or pet groomer. Whatever their dreams, play is the first step toward making them reality. Educational philosophers from Maria […]

2023’s wins for animals in labs signals a future without animal testing

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Artificial intelligence, organ-on-chip technology and 3D bioprinting: These advancements promise to dramatically reshape our world, and they’ll play a part in making animal experiments obsolete. Sophisticated testing and research methods that use human cells or human biology-based technology will one day completely replace experiments on animals—a game-changer not just […]

We are one year closer to a fur-free future, thanks to progress in 2023

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block It is the height of absurdity that, in 2023, animals continue to be born to be killed and skinned for a coat trim or a pom-pom on a hat. But we are heartened that with each year we see monumental progress toward our vision: a world in which not […]

Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE:ELAN) Is Expected To Breakeven In The Near Future

With the business potentially at an important milestone, we thought we’d take a closer look at Elanco Animal Health Incorporated’s (NYSE:ELAN) future prospects. Elanco Animal Health Incorporated, an animal health company, innovates, develops, manufactures, and markets products for pets and farm animals. The US$6.3b market-cap company posted a loss in its most recent financial year […]

Indonesia’s dog meat sellers fear for future after crackdowns on trade | Food

Medan, Indonesia – Lina Ginting, the owner of Mechio Restaurant, does such a roaring trade in dog curry, barbecued dog and dog soup that she was able to put her two children through private school. But these days, Ginting, whose restaurant has been in operation for the past 12 years, is worried that her sole […]

Alternatives to animal experiments are shaping the future of science

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block For years our undercover investigations at U.S. animal research laboratories have helped to raise awareness about the immense animal suffering caused by animal testing and experimentation. Pregnant rabbits are force-fed toxic pesticides. Cats have their spinal cords damaged and are forced to run on treadmills. Rats are placed in […]

How a future animal welfare facility will improve the life of pets at the shelter

Built in the 1950s, the Abilene Animal Shelter was never meant for animals to stay for extended periods of time. The kennels are small, it’s loud, and it’s hard to keep clean. “If you can just imagine, it’s absorbed 70 plus years of waste at this point,” said Andrea Robison, the board president for All […]

County exploring future of the animal control services program | News, Sports, Jobs

News Photo by Steve Schulwitz Alpena County Animal Control Officer Michelle Reid gives some love to one of the dogs sheltered at the Animal Control building on Monday. The county is exploring options for Animal Control via a survey they are releasing to residents. ALPENA — Alpena County is exploring […]

Animal protein firms must pivot in 2023 to secure future, Rabobank says

Animal protein companies face an ‘inflection point’ with a need to respond to structural changes in the market even with production levels and prices likely to remain elevated next year, according to Rabobank. Producers and processors of meat, poultry and seafood approach 2023 after a year marked by rising input prices, supply chain disruption and […]

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