Top reasons for ASF spread in India


Vehicle movement and the free-range nature of pig rearing top the reasons why ASF continues to spread in India. Dr C Gopakumar, Managing Director of pig breeder DLG Farms, told Asian Agribiz that vehicles moving from farm to farm to collect pigs for slaughter are a significant risk. “This is a bios...

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Editor, Asian Feed Magazine and FeedWatch, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Weaning is a stressful period for piglets and in this critical transition phase, many suffer from post-weaning diarrhea and other gut-related issues, she writes in ‘Gut health needs to start at the nursery’.