About MSD Animal Health
MSD Animal Health, known as Merck Animal Health in the United States and Canada, is a global healthcare leader working to help the world be well. Through its commitment to The Science of Healthier Animals™, MSD Animal Health offers veterinarians, farmers, producers, pet owners and governments one of the widest ranges of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and health management solutions and services. MSD Animal Health is committed to providing a greater quantity, higher quality and unmatched consistency of protein at an affordable cost, by preserving and improving the health and well-being of animals.
Every day our customers and partners face challenges that are wider, more complex and developing faster than ever. By 2050 it is estimated there will be an extra 9 billion people in the world and a 50% increase in demand for animal protein is expected in just the next 10 years. With this in mind, MSD Animal Health is dedicated to helping animal producers become more efficient, more productive, and more financially sustainable ensuring that high quality protein is available to meet demand.
Animal health remains a key factor that significantly impacts the quality and quantity of meat, fish and dairy yield. Preventing disease-related costs is important to maximize production potential and will be crucial if we are to meet the demand for protein. MSD Animal Health has the resources to better prevent and manage animal health across international borders and will continue to develop vital vaccines like PORCILIS® PCV or CIRCUMVENT® PCV M for swine, our INNOVAX® range of products for poultry and pharmaceuticals like NUFLOR® for cattle, to help producers fight diseases that devastate production.
Managing health and eradicating disease protects our food supplies, but good breeding is vital too. The reproduction management programs from MSD Animal Health ensure consistent optimization of reproductive administration and results, which are essential to safeguard supplies of protein to the world's meat markets. By providing reproduction programs, vaccines, therapeutics and performance technologies, MSD Animal Health helps producers and farmers ensure that animals reach their full potential in good health.
The food safety and intestinal health platform from MSD Animal Health combines vaccines like NOBILIS Salenvac T®, the broadest spectrum Salmonella vaccine available, and ENRADIN® F-80, with services that ensure effective and timely intervention for poultry operations, helping producers identify critical food safety hazard points. In addition to food safety, MSD Animal Health has developed comprehensive websites such as www.ihc-poultry.com for intestinal health, and www.infectious-bronchitis.com for infectious bronchitis, to keep farmers, veterinarians, nutritionists and academics updated on the latest breakthroughs in medication, sanitation and nutrition.
Ensuring the safety and sustainability of animal stocks during production benefits everyone. MSD Animal Health also works to improve animal and human welfare in other ways. For example, the new IDAL® vaccinator for swine, allows needleless intradermal administration, is convenient, easy-to-use and less stressful for the swine being handled. MSD Animal Health has also donated over 1 million NOBIVAC® rabies vaccines through the Afya Project, which supports organizations that fight against rabies infection. This has dramatically reduced human deaths in vaccinated areas by 86% while helping to protect the fragile wild dog population in Africa and Asia.
As the people behind The Science of Healthier Animals™, MSD Animal Health knows it must also understand the science of running a business, feeding a nation, and maintaining healthier populations. As such, MSD Animal Health will continue to provide the products, technologies, services and insight to help customers and partners tackle challenges that face them every day.
MSD Animal Health is working towards making the cost of production more affordable for the food production industry.
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