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Non-AGP pork opens opportunities for Nathalia Farm

Mahkota Fery Sulistiono started raising AGP-free pigs after ASF hit his farm in 2019. Shortly thereafter, he found that demand for non-AGP pork began...

Of contracting pork prices and industry recovery….

Global pork prices have contracted sharply – a good indication that industry recovery has outpaced demand. Producers, however, are not happy with the decline...

Autovaccines should accompany biosecurity in PED control

Autogenous vaccines (autovaccines)  should accompany biosecurity in controlling PED. Nguyen Van Minh, Director of Vet24h Animal Health Services, said autovaccines are widely used in Vietnam...

More outbreaks push up demand for ASF tests

With ASF breaking out strongly again in Vietnam, the demand for ASF testing services is rapidly rising. Although there are no official statistics, there are...

Symbiotic Foods pushes for biosecure commercial farming

In Assam, India, where pig farming is still nascent, Manoj Kumar Basumatary, CEO of Symbiotic Foods has introduced professional commercial production with upstream and...

Closed house system benefits pig farms

Closed house systems would be beneficial for pig operations in Indonesia. Besides controlling the environment in which the pigs live, closed houses boost biosecurity,...

Preventing PRRS recurrence with better farm management

While ASF is still a major concern in the industry, Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) continues to cause herd losses, reminding pig producers...

Neglecting biosecurity could lead to re-emergence of diseases

Neglecting biosecurity once a dangerous disease has passed its peak and cutting corners on medication when pig prices are low will keep threats of...

Preventing PRRS recurrence with better farm management

While ASF is still a major concern in the industry, Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) continues to cause herd losses, reminding pig producers...

ASF continues to spread in Vietnam

ASF outbreaks continue to be reported in Vietnam and this is coupled with complicated market developments. According to the Department of Animal Health (DAH),...

Indonesia sees slow recovery from ASF

Even as the pandemic dominates news headlines, ASF continues to wreak havoc on the Indonesian pig industry, writes MELIYANA. Indonesia officially confirmed its first ASF...

Biosecurity, vaccination key to controlling IBD

Biosecurity and vaccination, together with good management, are key to controlling infectious bursal disease (IBD) or Gumboro in poultry. First identified over 60 years ago,...

Biosecurity, vaccination will protect pig farms from PRRS

Implementing strict biosecurity and vaccination will help farmers minimize the spread of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS). Bintang Mas Kamdoro, a swine practitioner...

Is all-in-all-out management necessary?

All-in-all-out (AIAO) management is essential in minimizing disease spread on a farm, among other things. Yet, many pig producers are reluctant to implement it....

Using disinfectants properly on farms against ASF

Many farms in Vietnam now use disinfectants to address ASF, however, many are using these improperly. Unfortunately, the cost of disinfectants has increased significantly,...

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