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Melaka culls 16,000 pigs exposed to ASF

Authorities in Melaka, Malaysia will cull a total of 16,000 ASF-infected pigs from 19 farms in the state. The Department of Veterinary Services (DVS) said...

Philippine pig inventory rose in 2021

Despite its continuing battle with ASF, the Philippine pig industry is starting to recover, with the pig inDespite its continuing battle with ASF, the...

Hong Kong reports ASF outbreak

Hong Kong authorities have detected ASF in wild boar in the northern New Territories, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said. Samples from...

China’s pork production nears pre-ASF level

China’s pork production reached 52.96mt in 2021, up 29% from the previous year, and nears its 2017 level of 53.4mt, a report by Reuters...

Cambodia bans live pig imports to curb ASF threat

Cambodia has temporarily banned live pig imports from Thailand after it announced its first ASF outbreak last week. “ taking strict measures to test all...

Nagaland reports resurgence of ASF

Nagaland in northeast India has reported a new ASF outbreak in the region. The State Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services confirmed the...

ASF prompts resurgence of DDGS use in pig feed

Dried distillers’ grain with solubles (DDGS) hit a high note with pig producers in Southeast Asia as beneficial for alternative feed systems. RAJESWARI RAMANEE...

Trends in Southeast Asia’s pig industry amid dual crisis

ASF and the Covid-19 pandemic adversely affected Southeast Asia’s pig sector, leading to a shifting industry landscape. Many players were forced to quit the business....

Cambodia says ASF under control in country

Cambodia's General Directorate of Animal Health and Production (GDAHP) said the country has successfully controlled ASF, although the disease remains a big concern for...

Sarawak further tightens pork imports after ASF outbreak

Malaysia’s Department of Veterinary Services Sarawak (DVSS) will ensure that pork and pork products imported into the state come only from ASF-free countries. Imports...

Breaking bad (ASF) news

Economies in Asia are now navigating a new course after a two-year setback from Covid-19 closures of borders and businesses. But even as reopening...

Thailand DLD detects ASF in slaughterhouse swab

Thailand’s Department of Livestock Development (DLD) has detected ASF in a surface swab sample from a slaughterhouse in Nakhon Pathom province. This is the first...

Melaka culls nearly 2000 pigs due to ASF

Nearly 2000 pigs in Melaka, Malaysia have been culled due to ASF after the Department of Veterinary Services (DVS) detected the virus at 16...

ASF reaches Sarawak, East Malaysia

ASF has been detected in three backyard farms in Durin, Sibu, Sarawak. State Modernization of Agriculture Minister Stephen Rundi Utom said the Sarawak Department...

Vietnam’s ASF vaccine research shows progress

The continuing spread of ASF in countries across Asia has prompted companies to quickly complete vaccine research and move towards commercialization writes HA THU....

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