Bangka Belitung to import Australian beef cattle


The provincial government of Bangka Belitung, Indonesia, has issued a permit to import Brahman Cross cattle from Australia. Governor Erzaldi Rosman said the import would stabilize meat prices and reduce dependence on beef from other regions. He added that it is part of their commitment to increasin...

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Regional Correspondent, Jakarta, Indonesia. With a mortality rate up to 30%, Inclusion body hepatitis (IBH) can infect breeders, broilers, and layers. Meli led the Asian Agribiz team to find out how IBH is addressed in the region in the article, ‘IBH: Emerging and not widely diagnosed’.