Pig farmers in Bali still reluctant to repopulate

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The shortage of live pigs in Bali, Indonesia has caused prices to increase to USD 2.03/kg this month from USD 1.34 in May. Although the price is attractive, farmers are not keen to restock, according to Putu Suwasta, Head of Suwut Village in Gianyar regency, because of ASF and high feed prices. I K...

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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.