Sure Petcare wins double gold at pet industry awards

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Sure Petcare wins Pet Product of the Year for Health/technical product for SureFlap Microchip Pet Door Connect and SureFlap Microchip Cat Flap Connect at pet industry awards   

SureFlap Microchip Pet Door Connect and SureFlap Microchip Cat Flap Connect, both launched in the last 12 months, were awarded the highest accolade in the Pet Product of the Year category at the ceremony held on Sunday 23 September 2018 at the PATS exhibition in Telford.  The awards celebrate companies who have made a difference to the pet trade in the previous year.

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Biomark awarded five-year, $40million contract to help track the survival and movements of multiple fish species across Western United States.

River wide PIT tag reading system

The Bureau of Reclamation, part of the Department of Interior, is the largest water management agency covering the 17 western states of the United States of America. Providing water to over 31 million people and 10 million acres of farmland.

Biomark the Antelliq fish & aquaculture specialist company will supply Passive Integrated Transponder (PIT) tags, tag readers, integrated monitoring systems, and data collection software to researchers. The tags once implanted will allow researchers to track the movement of individual fish and compare data gathered over time, this will help monitor and determine the size and health of these threatened and endangered fish populations.

Biomark’s systems read and record fish location, movement, and user selected environmental conditions.  This data is stored and transmitted in near real-time for analysis by scientists working with critical fish populations.

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“These tags provide us with better data on multiple fish species and support our efforts to recover endangered fish within the waters we manage,” said Reclamation’s Environmental Resources Manager, Kathy Callister.

Read the Reclamation announcement in full here.

Adoption of technology in farming will help drive food production.

Antelliq CEO Dr Stefan Weiskopf contributes to the latest Raconteur article: How tech and investment could help feed the many. Investment in improved supply chain management and precision farming techniques hold the key to banishing famine and malnutrition. Commenting specifically on how new technology is set to improve every step of food production.

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Dr Stefan Weiskopf, chief executive of farming intelligence group Antelliq, says he expects adoption of precision agricultural techniques to be rapid in the years ahead.

He explains: “There are several attractive secular growth drivers for animal protein production with precision agriculture: increasing demand for protein and smart farming adoption, constraints on production driving the need to produce more with less, food safety and supply chain efficiencies, and animal welfare.

“Unquestionably, these trends require the use of and investment in smart farming solutions, which can accurately monitor and calculate how much water or feed is necessary to operate farms in a cost-effective and environmentally sustainable way.”

To read the full article click here.

Antelliq Launch - February 5th 2018

Allflex Group, parent brand of Allflex, SCR, Biomark and Sure Petcare, has changed its name to Antelliq; further strengthening its position as the World’s Leading Animal Intelligence Group.

We are proud to announce the launch of Antelliq, the new parent brand for our group which incorporates our major animal identification and monitoring companies, including the key brands of Allflex, SCR, Biomark and Sure Petcare.

“Our unique group has evolved from a livestock identification company into an animal intelligence company, creating world-class devices for animal identification and traceability, pioneering monitoring solutions, and delivering smart data products and services”, Antelliq CEO Dr. Stefan Weiskopf said.

“At Antelliq, everything we do is designed to reveal opportunities to improve the management and wellbeing of livestock, fish and pets. Antelliq, is a statement of our ambition: to be the world’s leading animal intelligence group, dedicated to connecting animals and people for a smarter future.”

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