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Government and community coordination needed in battling ASF in Indonesia

Indonesia is in its fifth year of the ASF outbreak, and the disease continues to persist with unabated scale and intensity. This has prompted...

Lanxess helps strengthen biosecurity in real time

Farm biosecurity can now be strengthened digitally through a new mobile app developed by Lanxess. The specialty chemical company created the ‘Biosecurity Solutions’ app to...

Biosecurity for poultry needs detailed monitoring

Cleaning and disinfection (C&D) often need to be better monitored and evaluated in farms/hatcheries. Keat Fu, Senior Poultry Veterinary Technical Specialist at Aviagen, told...

SFA will support completion of Ise’s layer farm

A review of biosecurity measures to prevent diseases that affect farm productivity has delayed starting operations for Singapore’s 4th layer farm. Tan Kan Kiat,...

CABI program to mitigate ASF risks in Indonesia

Indonesia Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) and FAO recently launched the Community ASF Biosecurity Intervention (CABI) program with a pilot project in North Sulawesi. "The...

Strategies for PRRS prevention and control

Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) is a highly contagious and economically important disease. It causes reproductive problems and respiratory conditions in pigs. Bintang...

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...

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