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<br /> Winter 2013<br /> Managing<br /> Genetics<br /> A PENTON PUBLICATION<br /> Your Livelihood.<br /> Our Responsibility.<br /> We have a relationship with the animals we raise, and<br /> it's based on trust. We nurture them. They nurture us.<br /> And they bring out the best in us, professionally<br /> and personally.<br /> We are Merck Animal Health, and the science of healthier<br /> animals is our way of life. Ask your representative about<br /> our comprehensive herd health protocols and product line.<br /> The Science of Healthier Animals.™<br /> Copyright © 2013 Intervet Inc., d/b/a Merck Animal Health, a subsidiary of Merck & Co, Inc. All rights reserved. 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