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African Horse Sickness (AHS) outbreaks in South Africa

South Africa has reported three outbreaks of African Horse Sickness (AHS) in free roaming horses in Mamre area of Western Cape Province within the AHS control zone surveillance area. The serotype has been identified as serotype 1. The three affected animals were all found dead since February 26th and subsequent post mortem confirmed disease using PCR. Disease control measures are in place and vaccination will be used.

Merial and Intervet/Schering-Plough Deal Off

Merck and sanofi-aventis announced today the mutual termination of their agreement to form a new animal health joint venture by combining Merial, the animal health business of sanofi-aventis, with Intervet/Schering-Plough, Merck's animal health unit. As a result, each party will keep its current, separate animal health assets and businesses. Since the initial announcement about the intended combination on March 9, 2010, both companies have worked diligently to create the proposed animal health joint venture, including submitting requests for the required antitrust reviews. The companies are discontinuing their agreement primarily because of the increasing complexity of implementing the proposed transaction, both in terms of the nature and extent of the anticipated divestitures and the length of time necessary for the worldwide regulatory review process. Merck and sanofi-aventis mutually determined that ending their plan is in the best interests of both companies and their respective shareholders, as well as t ...

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Queens Award for Equestrianism

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New Online Access to the HBLB Codes of Practice

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2011 BEVA Shipped Semen Certification

2011 BEVA Shipped Semen Certificate

Sad News

It is with great sadness that BEVA is announcing the death of SAEVA's Past President Dr Dave Mullins. Our condolences go to his family, friends and colleagues.

Equine Viral Arteritis (EVA) confirmed in West Sussex

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