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PRRS prevalence in Vietnam explained

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Disease still threatens China despite herd recovery

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ASF still the major challenge to Vietnam’s pig industry

While some recovery has been ongoing, ASF remains the biggest concern of hog farmers...

Central Kalimantan regency suspects new ASF outbreak

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PRRS continues to spread in Indonesia

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Addressing ASF and strategies to mitigate its impact

Even as pig industries around the region recover, the threat of ASF looms, and producers continue to look for ways to address it and minimize the impact on operations. Toward this end, APC has been organizing the ‘ASF Expert...

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Biotech Farms addresses ASF via feed and farm biosecurity

The best way to address ASF is through biosecurity and for Biotech Farms, strict biosecurity has been the norm since the beginning. Nevertheless, it continues to improve farm practices to maintain its high health status, writes ISA Q TAN. One...

Nghe An adopts Covid-19 strategies to address ASF

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Ever since African Swine Fever hit Asian shores in 2018, professionals in the region’s pig sector have been working hard to contain the spread. At the ‘Living with African Swine Fever’ conference, seven individuals who have been true leaders and at the forefront of the fight against ASF, were honored:

– Dr Max M Montenegro, Philippines
– Prof Nguyen Tat Toan, Vietnam
– Prof Do Tien Duy, Vietnam
– Dr Wasu Kasimani, Malaysia
– Dr Khampee Kortheerakul, Thailand
– Chester Warren Tan, Philippines
– Dr Sauland Sinaga, Indonesia

During the conference, Chairman David Faulkner delivered a citation recognizing the contribution of each individual. They have since each received a commemorative plaque as a tribute to their leadership.

Pig Health Monitor delivers penetrating observations about the spread and control of ASF and other key diseases like PRRS, PED, and PCVAD, among others, as well as emerging diseases that continue to affect the industry in Asia. It provides global and country-specific control measures and unveils innovative technologies and practices for producers.

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Editor, Asian Pork Magazine, based in Manila, Philippines. Isa's 'Using antibiotics responsibly in food animal production' was one of the highest read features on the Asian Agribiz website.

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