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Merck Animal Health Introduces Armatrex

Product is a spray-on antimicrobial biosecurity solution for animal health operations
Merck Animal Health announces the launch of Armatrex — an EPA registered bacteriostatic spray-on antimicrobial solution for use on structures and physical components in a variety of livestock production, equine and companion animal biosecurity situations.
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Farriers Encouraged to Implement Safety Practices During COVID-19

Recommendations aim to minimize risk to horseshoers and clients
During the current outbreak of COVID-19, farriers have almost universally been recognized as essential services – still allowed to travel and continue to provide their services – but this does not mean it is business as usual.  
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Research Journal: April 2020

The information, ideas and opinions expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the United States Department of Agriculture.
Researchers in Great Britain used a web-based questionnaire in a prospective study designed to investigate factors associated with the occurrence of laminitis. Over a 2-year period, almost 7,000 questionnaires were obtained from owners reporting on 123 episodes of laminitis in about 1,100 horses and ponies. Most (93) of the animals only had one incident of laminitis while 19 animals has multiple episodes.
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Georgia Equine Veterinary Hospital Clinic

Georgia Equine Veterinary Hospital
4813 Arbor Hill Rd.
Canton, GA
United States
Contact: GVH
Georgia Equine Veterinary Hospital is hosting a clinic in Canton. Read More


AAPF/IAPF Hoofcare Essentials Clinic

Stockhoff's Horseshoes
920 New Jersey 33 Business #7
Freehold, NJ
United States
Contact: Molly Pappas
The AAPF and IAPF are hosting a clinic in Freehold. Read More


ESP First Annual Podiatry Clinic and Seminar

The Wanderers Country Club
1900 Aero Club Dr
Wellington, FL
United States
Contact: Dave Gilliam
Equine Soundness Professionals is hosting its first annual podiatry clinic and seminar in Wellington. Read More

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