ASF-affected pig farmers in North Sumatra seek help to revive business


Pig deaths due to ASF in North Sumatra, Indonesia has reached 47,000 heads. As pig farming is their only income source, the affected pig farmers are seeking help from the local government to revive their business. Azhar Harahap, Head of the province’s Food Security and Livestock Agency told media th...

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Managing Editor and Editor of Asian Poultry Magazine, Jakarta, Indonesia. In, ‘LSD causes economic strain on SE Asia’s cattle herds’, Arief points out that efficiency and safety of vaccination is paramount in controlling lumpy skin disease that is causing economic losses in the region.