Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health | Exceeding expectations

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health is a global pioneer in the industry of animal health and it is a part of Boehringer Ingelheim, a leading pharmaceutical company.

Company overview

Boehringer Ingelheim is a German private pharmaceutical company that has transcended the field of drug discovery, development, and manufacturing.

The company was founded in 1885 and since then its vision was not limited to short-term profits, yet improving long-term performance, and the lives of both humans and animals.

These goals are achieved through diligent dedication to serve humanity, improve the health of communities, supporting innovative treatments to health problems that emerged in the last decades, along with applying standards like transparency, diversity, and the value of equality.

Why Animal Health?

Animals and humans are deeply connected, and both of them are correlated to environmental health and so by enhancing the lives of animals, humans’ overall health is expected to be improved as well.

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health has developed and manufactured vaccines, parasiticides, and medications to improve animals’ health. The company goes beyond therapeutics to support better solutions for the prediction, detection, and prevention of animal diseases.

The importance of sustainability is one of the cardinal considerations implemented in the business strategy of Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, and this contributes to food safety that promotes animal and human well-being.

Companion Animals

In addition to the development of preventive health solutions, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health supports its passionate vision through investing in segments like dental care, hygiene, live biotherapeutics, and digital solutions.

The company is the leading player in the pet and equine markets because it understands the needs of veterinarians and companion animal owners.

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Due to public health concerns regarding the resistance of antibiotics, developing solutions to eliminate the use of antibiotics has been one of Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health’s priorities to improve both the quality and safety of food.

Boehringer Ingelheim livestock business involves poultry, swine, ruminants, and veterinary public health.


Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health keeps developing new vaccines, diagnostic, and research services for customers, so they can afford abundant and high-quality poultry products.

Here are poultry vaccination products:

1-VAXXITEK HVT+IBD+ND andNEWXXITEK HVT+ND are a vaccination of 18 to 19-day-old embryos and one-day-old chickens, the first is effective against Infectious bursal and Newcastle and Marek’s disease, while the latter is effective against Marek’s disease and Newcastle disease.


2- PREVEXXION is recommended for in ovo vaccination of 18 to 19-day-old embryonated chicken eggs to protect against the very virulent Marek’s disease.


3- Gallimune / Gallivac / Volvac for vaccination of healthy chickens against diseases caused by the included antigens and diseases responsible for losses in egg production in layers.


4- Avinew is an active immunization against Newcastle disease to reduce mortality and clinical signs associated with the disease.


5-VAXXITEK HVT + IBD is to prevent mortality and to reduce clinical signs and lesions of infectious bursal disease.


6-VAXXITEK HVT + IBD is also to prevent mortality and to reduce clinical signs and lesions of infectious bursal disease.

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Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health offers through the program (From Prevention to Prediction and beyond) health support that ensures enhanced animal well-being, better economic results, ideal uses of resources, and sustainable production of food that is healthy and safe.

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health started partnerships with companies, reference labs, and institutes such as the Pinbright Institute (UK), Friedrich Loeffler Institute (Germany), and Harbin Institute (China) to provide solutions to counteract any emerging situations.

One of these recent solutions is offering biosecurity, diagnostics, and monitoring tools to help customers face African swine fever.

Here are Swine vaccines:

1-Enterisol Ileitis is used for the active immunization of pigs from the age of three weeks against intestinal lesions caused by Lawsonia intracellularis infection.


2-Ingelvac Provenza is for the vaccination of pigs one day of age or older against influenza virus strains H1N2 and H3N2.


3-Ingelvac MycoFLEX is for the active immunization of pigs from the age of three weeks to reduce lung lesions following infections with Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae.


4-Ingelvac PRRS is for the active immunization of pigs at various ages against porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV).


5-Ingelvac CircoFLEX is for the active immunization of pigs over the age of two weeks against porcine circovirus type 2 to reduce mortality, clinical signs – including weight loss – and lesions in lymphoid tissues associated with porcine circovirus diseases (PCVD).


Parasiticides, vaccines, and therapeutics offered by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health enable veterinarians and farmers to increase their production of both dairy and beef to meet the needs of the world’s increasing population.

Cattle or ruminants Vaccination includes:

1-Metacam is used for the treatment of mastitis in lactating cows and for the control of pain associated with dehorning or surgery. It is also indicated for use in calves affected by diarrhea and in cattle suffering from respiratory disease.


2-Pyramid / Presponse is a family of vaccines that provides broad coverage for BVD types 1 and 2, IBR, BRSV, PI3, and Mannheimia haemolytica with only a single dose.


3- Bovela reduces hyperthermia and minimizes the reduction of leukocyte count caused by bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV-1 and BVDV-2); reduces virus shedding and viremia caused by BVDV-2 and prevents the birth of persistently infected calves caused by transplacental infection.


4- Zactran is for the treatment and metaphylaxis control of respiratory disease in cattle caused by key bacteria (Mannheimia, Pasteurella, Histophilus, and Mycoplasma) and footrot disease in sheep caused by key bacteria (Fusobacterium and Dichelobacter).


5- Eprinex is indicated for the treatment of nematodes, lice, mites, ticks, flies, and lungworms in cattle and sheep.


6- LongRange is effective in the control of most internal and external parasites of cattle: gastrointestinal roundworms, lungworms, grubs, and mites.


7- Ivomec is for the treatment of nematodes, lice, mites, ticks, flies, lungworms, and liver flukes.

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Veterinary Public Health

Governments over the world, along with NGOs recognized Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health as the industry leader.

Veterinary Public Health products include:

1- BTV PUR is an active immunization of sheep to prevent viremia and to reduce clinical signs caused by bluetongue virus serotypes 1, 2, 4 and/or 8.


2-Rabisin is used for the active immunization of dogs and cats to reduce mortality and clinical signs due to rabies infection.


3-Raboral V-RG is an oral rabies recombinant vaccine that protects raccoons and coyotes against rabies, so reducing the risk of exposure to rabies to humans and domestic animals.


4-Aftopor / Aftovaxpur / Aftovax / Aftobov Oleosa / Aftovaxpur Doe are FMD vaccines with highly potent and purified antigens that have potential marker properties to allow differentiation between infected and vaccinated animals (DIVA) for endemic or emergencies.


Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health continues to implement new strategies and techniques to revolutionize the industry and improve both animal and human health.

Dr. Hoda Elasmar

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