World’s Oldest Genome Sequenced From 700,000-Year-Old Horse DNA

DNA shines a light back into the past, showing us things that fossils can’t. But how far back can that light extend? Some of the oldest DNA sequences come from mastodon and polar bear fossils about 50,000 and 110,000 years old, respectively. But a new study published online today in the journal Nature reports the […]
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Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Provides Adequan® Supply Update

adequanLuitpold Animal Health, a division of Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Inc., manufacturers of Adequan® IM, Adequan® IA, and Adequan® Canine provide the following supply interruption update:

Luitpold’s NY facility has undergone significant renovations and upgrades to meet enhanced quality standards and address observations made by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These renovations required cessation of manufacturing and affected Luitpold’s ability to release product.  This has resulted in shortages in the marketplace. Luitpold has worked in recent months to optimally allocate inventory and manage the limited remaining supply, which has now been depleted.

Horse Slaughter Opponents Sue USDA Over Permits

A coalition of animal protection groups is asking a federal court in northern California to block the revival of domestic horse slaughter at commercial processing plants. A lawsuit filed Monday by the Humane Society of the United States, four other groups and five individuals seeks an emergency injunction to overturn the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s […]

Strawn Valley Ranch Announces Complete Dispersal

Strawn Valley Ranch, Strawn, Texas, has announced they will be holding a complete dispersal sale of approximately 48 head of cutting stock. The sale, to be managed by Western Bloodstock, will be held on Sept. 25 at Silverado on the Brazos, the day before the start of the Brazos Bash. Read more at the Mineral […]