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FAO, OIE kickstarts global initiative against ASF

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CPF to acquire swine business in China

Charoen Pokphand Foods Plc (CPF) will acquire a swine business in China,...

Philippine govt looks into high pork prices

The Philippine Department of Agriculture (DA) is investigating if traders are deliberately...

Repopulation post-ASF must start with clean pigs

As reinfection rates are high in ASF-infected areas, farmers wanting to repopulate...

Philippines lifts ban on Belgian pork products

The Philippines has lifted its ban on pigs and pork products from...

Downtime necessary for ASF infected farms, experts say

ASF-infected farms need a minimum downtime of three months before farmers can...

Central Visayas vigilant against ASF

Pig producers in Central Visayas are working hard to keep the ASF...

China pork imports boost global pork industry

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Is pig repopulation possible without an ASF vaccine?

African swine fever (ASF) has caused a major crisis in the global pig industry. While a vaccine not yet available and the reinfection ratio high, industry experts believe that repopulation is possible, even with small-scale farms, writes...

Rabobank: Global meat trade still in grip of ASF

While the coronavirus pandemic has distorted global meat production and consumption patterns, ASF is still the prevailing issue, according to Rabobank. In its global...

Minimizing ASF spread via proper disinfection

Without an ASF vaccine, the only way to fight the virus is to practice stringent biosecurity in farms. Disinfection plays a key role. MELIYANA writes how disinfectants, and their proper use, can help in preventing ASF spread...

Coping with ASF

In the absence of an ASF vaccine, farmers have to look for other ways of prevention. ZAHRAH IMTIAZ spoke with some companies in the pig industry to...

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