Bali pig farmers reluctant to repopulate


The price of live pigs in Bali, Indonesia on May 28 increased to USD 2.16/kg over low supply. But farmers are hesitant to repopulate as they are afraid the disease, allegedly ASF, will reinfect their new herds. I Gusti Putu Winiantara, a pig farmer in Tabanan said the viral disease killed his entir...

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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.