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Breaking the cycle of mistakes in farm disinfection

Disinfection is a crucial component of biosecurity, itself a crucial part of disease prevention and control. Yet many are doing it wrong. Experts say that when dealing with a disease challenge in pig production, disinfection done wrong is a waste of time and money, that could eventually lead to disease outbreaks, writes HA THU.

Golden Harvesta’s gutsy move pays off

Golden Harvesta Inc, the partner of Genesus Genetics in the Philippines, made the gutsy play to bring in new animals soon after ASF hit the country in 2019. ISA Q TAN reports how that move has paid off.

AP Oulook – Diseases, high costs hound pig industries

Two of the biggest challenges facing pig producers in Southeast Asia and South Asia are ASF and high production costs, keeping what would have been a vibrant sector performing subpar over the past few years.

Building the industry amid cost, disease challenges

On its return, Asian Agribiz’s Pig Feed Quality Conference 2022 welcomed nearly 200 participants from 16 countries and focused on addressing the critical challenges faced by producers today, especially on managing feed cost, building a robust pig, addressing pain points in production, and repopulation following ASF.

Gut health needs to start at the nursery

Weaning is a stressful period for piglets and in this critical transition phase, many suffer from post-weaning diarrhea and other gut-related issues, leading to poor weight gain and immunity later. This stress can be minimized by improving the gut microbiome to withstand disruptions in their diet, writes ZAHRAH IMTIAZ.

Artificial intelligence: Resolving challenges in pig farming

An economist declared that the greatest potential advance in optimizing pig production across cost, revenue, and profit is the use of technology. ARIEF FACHRUDIN learns that some producers in China and Thailand have embraced technology to digitize their farming operations.

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