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Declare emergency if ASF is confirmed for access to grants

The Philippine Department of Agriculture (DA) is urging local government units (LGUs) to declare a state of calamity after confirming ASF outbreaks. DA Undersecretary...

Vaccines protect against diseases, not infection

Poultry farms must strengthen their biosecurity protocols instead of relying on vaccination to curb diseases. Prof Abdul Rahman Omar, Infectious Disease Investigator at Universiti...

Biosecurity protocols involve worker training, remuneration

Anher Farming in Penang, Malaysia believes that worker training and remuneration are essential in preventing disease especially ASF. Teh Cheng Chuan, Director told Asian...

Malaysian pig farm employs strict biosecurity against ASF

Anher Farming in Penang, Malaysia is employing the highest standards of biosecurity against ASF. Teh Cheng Chuan, Director told Asian Agribiz that the management...

Can ASF be eliminated with biosecurity alone?

While Asian pig producers have learned to co-exist with ASF, the aim should be its elimination. Until then, producers must strive to keep their...

Aim for ASF elimination in commercial herds

While Asian pig producers have learned to co-exist with ASF, the aim should be its elimination. Until then, however, producers must continue to take...

Aim for ASF elimination in commercial herds

While Asian pig producers have learned to co-exist with ASF, the aim should be its elimination. Until then, however, producers must continue to take...

Ryans Farms thrives in pig farming amid ASF

A strong emphasis on biosecurity has helped pig breeder Ryans Farms in Assam, India, thrive amid ASF. Founder Raja Gohain told Asian Agribiz that...

Managing diseases through updated biosecurity protocols

Cargill Philippines launched their ASF Playbook during its Animal Nutrition Summit in Manila. It features a compilation of best practices implemented by the company...

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...

NatFed emphasizes biosecurity for post-ASF repopulation

A group of producers in the Philippines is educating farmers and the public on how critical biosecurity is to repopulation. The National Federation of...

Modern technology and biosecurity can raise pig production

Adopting modern technology and improved biosecurity in Sarawak, Malaysia could encourage large-scale pig production. Food Industry, Commodity and Regional Development Minister Stephen Rundi said...

Can Asian native chicken production survive if antibiotics are banned?

CHRIS MORROW* discusses the current scenario for native chicken production in Asia, including disease challenges with muti-age production sites, and provides a future perspective...

Biosecurity, immunity pillars in cage-free health

Biosecurity and immunity are the two main pillars of good health management in cage-free egg production. Fernando Carrasquer, Global Technical Service at H&N International,...

Biosecurity crucial amid AI challenges in 2023

Avian influenza (AI) will still be one of the main challenges in 2023 for the poultry industry in Asia on the back of outbreaks...

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