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Key regulators in IBD control

Infectious Bursal Disease (IBD/Gumboro) is one of the most common diseases affecting commercial poultry in Asia. In the clinical acute form (vvIBDV), the disease...

Proper vaccination helps prevent AI

Properly vaccinating birds will help prevent and control avian influenza (AI). Yonatan Dimascahyo Budianto, Technical Education and Consultation at Indonesia's animal health company Medion,...

All-in-all-out management reduces disease risks at farms

All-in-all-out (AIAO) management is essential in minimizing disease spread on a farm, among other things, and helps farms improve their performance. In an AIAO system,...

Mobile diagnostic system proves effective for swine viruses

Cyprus Research & Innovation Center Ltd (CyRIC), an r&d firm in Cyprus, has developed a mobile tool named Swinostics that can accurately detect six...

Could raising SPF pigs be feasible for Asian herds?

While ASF continues to plague in Asia, producers have been searching for ways to repopulate their farms. A question is raised: How realistic is...

Pig Feed QC offers advice on disease prevention

Day 4 of Asian Agribiz’s Pig Feed Quality Conference (PFQC) streamed on October 6, focused on rebuilding after a depopulation. Below are some highlights. Troubleshooting...

Pig Feed QC offers advice on disease prevention

Day 4 of Asian Agribiz’s Pig Feed Quality Conference (PFQC) streamed on October 6, focused on rebuilding after a depopulation. Below are some highlights. Troubleshooting...

Less labor, more technology – is it efficient?

In addressing animal health, pig producers face two problems: 1) errors that lead to disease spread and 2) a shortage of employees to care...

Revisiting causes and vaccine quality to control PRRS

Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) remains one of the major disease risks at pig farms, even those with improved biosecurity. Many believe the...

Early detection key to battling diseases and epidemics

Pig producers know that early detection is key to battling diseases and epidemics and protecting the pig herd. “Early detection and prevention are crucial,” said...

IBV still a threat to commercial poultry

Infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) remains among the major threats to commercial poultry in Indonesia, with significant economic consequences. Michael Haryadi Wibowo, Professor at the...

Clean drinking water can lower disease risks

Water is a highly infectious route for disease transmission. As such, ensuring animals get only clean drinking water can help lower disease risks. Unfortunately, water...

Carcass talk Part 1: Health status indicators at slaughterhouse

The pig carcass in the slaughterhouse offers good indicators that veterinarians can look at to determine the pigs’ health status, said John Carr, a...

WOAH lists Canadian lab as new reference facility for ASF

The World Organization for Animal Health (WOAH) has recognized the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) National Center for Foreign Animal Disease (NCFAD) in Winnipeg...

FMD risk in Vietnam low, but farmers urged to be alert

In Vietnam, FMD is a seasonal disease, and the infection ratio is low. However, since the disease has not been eradicated, experts recommend that...

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