ASF causes huge losses for pig farmers in Sulawesi


About 40,000 pigs have died from ASF in Luwu Timur, South Sulawesi. The regency’s Agriculture Agency said the disease has spread in several sub-districts and caused losses of USD 8.3 million for local farmers. Agency chief Amrullah Rasyid said his office formed a special team to control pork distri...

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Regional Correspondent, Jakarta, Indonesia. In the article, ‘Imported pork threatens pig industry in Indonesia’, Meliyana speaks to Indonesian producers about facing challenges from imported pork while still handling the impacts of ASF on the industry.