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Transporting sick pigs spurs ASF outbreaks in Vietnam

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Laos strengthens action against ASF

Following its second wave of ASF outbreaks, the Lao Ministry of Agriculture...

ASF could remain endemic in the Philippines even with vaccines

ASF is likely to remain endemic in the Philippines even when vaccines...

High piglet price discourages Viet farmers to restock

More than 3000 of 10,000 farms in Lam Dong province are unable...

ASF continues to tighten pork supply in Manila

Pork supplies in Manila remain tight as...

China takes 54% of Brazil’s pork

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Assam commences culling of ASF infected pigs

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Germany seeks lifting of pork bans from Asian countries

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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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