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Modernization, biosecurity keep Malaysian farms ASF-free

Malaysia was one of the last countries in the region to have kept itself ASF-free, and modernization is the reason why. The ASF outbreaks that...

Failure to address mycotoxins makes pigs susceptible

Many producers put less focus on the role of mycotoxins in making pigs sick. Art Frio, consultant in pig production and nutrition at First Ten...

Feed biosecurity can minimize disease spread

It is no longer a secret that feeds and feed raw materials can harbor pathogens, thus implementing a good feed biosecurity program is essential...

Muscle abnormalities influence breast meat quality

As the slaughter weight of broilers increases, in combination with the growth curve required to achieve this slaughter weight, broiler producers are seeing several...

Use of autovaccines present challenges for PED control

Autogenous vaccines (autovaccines) are widely used in Vietnam to control porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED), but their use presents challenges. Nguyen Van Minh, a veterinarian and...

Long-term solutions for PED at commercial pig farms

Porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) remains one of the most prevalent diseases in Vietnam. To cope with this complicated disease, industry experts believe that swine...

Thailand’s pig industry faces huge challenges

Disease outbreaks, high feed costs, and lower pork consumption have beset Thailand’s pig industry. Surachai Sutthitham, Thai Swine Raisers Association President, told Asian Agribiz...

Ceva Asia offers continuous education to poultry producers

Ceva Animal Health Asia and Avian Health International teamed up to offer the Ceva Asia Online Poultry Seminar Series (CAPSS), a high-level training on...

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...

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),...

Probiotic-coated feed boosts shrimp growth sustainably

Probiotics in shrimp feed are an effective solution for preventing diseases and enabling shrimp growth, said Marc Campet, ADM's Asia Aquaculture Business Development Director....

ASF, low prices, higher import volumes plague Vietnam

Pig farmers in Vietnam are facing another wave of ASF outbreaks, even as they struggle with low pork prices and rising pork import volumes. Citing...

Pig breeders in East Malaysia directed to contain ASF

Pig breeders in Papar, Sabah, East Malaysia need to ramp up their awareness and prevention measures for ASF to curb its spread, said district...

Functional feed for sustainable and cost effective aquaculture

Disease and high costs hamper the competitiveness of the Asian shrimp farming industry. Still, it is at a stage where sustainability must be concerned. In...

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