May 9, 2021
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Elanco Animal Health Reports First Quarter 2021 Results

GREENFIELD, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) today reported strong financial results for the first quarter of 2021, provided guidance for the second quarter of 2021, and updated guidance for the full year 2021. The results reflect the inclusion of the Bayer Animal Health business Elanco acquired on August 1, 2020.

“Elanco started the year with better than expected results, building on the strong momentum our business has shown since closing the Bayer Animal Health acquisition in August 2020,” said Jeff Simmons, president and chief executive officer at Elanco. “Over the past two years, we have

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Orphaned animal? Call an expert

If you found a baby animal crying for help, what would you do? Discovering a baby animal in distress can bring out any number of good intentions, but contacting a professional is almost always the best first step to take when you find a wild animal, for the animal’s health as well as the rescuer’s, Bennington resident and licensed wildlife rehabilitator Susan Smith said.

When some people find a baby animal, they pick it up, try to feed it, or even attempt to make it a pet, Smith said. Those gestures may come from a good place, but they can

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Hawaii Becomes the Sixth US State to Ban Cosmetic Animal Testing

Hawaii is following in the examples of several US states which have taken legislative action against cosmetic animal testing. The Hawaii Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act [HCFCA] will be enacted into law once signed by Governor David Ige after passing its final vote in the state’s legislature. The act will prevent any animals from undergoing unfair and experimental trials for beauty products. The HCFCA will ban the sale of new products tested on animals starting on January 1, 2022.

Senator Mike Gabbard [D-HI] initially introduced the bill in 2018 and has repeatedly attempted to push the bill through its state’s legislature in

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Hawaii To Become Sixth State to End Cosmetic Animal Testing

This week, the Hawaii Cruelty Free Cosmetics Act (HCFCA) passed its final vote in the state legislature and, once signed by Governor David Ige, will make Hawaii the sixth state to ban cosmetic animal testing. The HCFCA prohibits the sale of new products tested on animals after January 1, 2022. In 2018, Senator Mike Gabbard (D-HI) first introduced the legislation—making Hawaii one of the first states to consider banning cosmetic animal testing—and has re-introduced HCFCA every year since. 

“People in Hawai’i and across the nation care about animals and are increasingly looking for cosmetic products that are cruelty-free,” Gabbard said.

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UTs of J&K, Ladakh fail to identify new State Bird, Animal since 2019

*Slackness delaying completion of distinctive task

Mohinder Verma

JAMMU, May 1: Even one and half year after their creation, the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh have failed to identify new State Bird and Animal, the task which was created by the Reorganization Act, 2019.
Due to this, these are the only two Union Territories in the entire country which don’t have such important symbols and dilly-dallying approach on the part of the concerned authorities is responsible for the same.
The erstwhile State of Jammu and Kashmir had Black-necked Crane as State Bird and Kashmir

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University-developed US animal disease ID system receives Tyson support

MANHATTAN, Kan. — A national cattle identification system that was first developed at Kansas State University has received a big boost of support from one of the country’s largest food companies.

Tyson Fresh Meats, a subsidiary of Tyson Foods Inc., is backing U.S. CattleTrace, a system that uses ear tags with ultra-high frequency technologies to establish a national animal disease traceability system.

The system was first tested in 2018 as a pilot project led by K-State, the Kansas Livestock Association, the Kansas Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and individual producers.

At the time, university researchers were interested

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