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FMD infects pigs in East Java

FMD has infected pigs in East Java, Indonesia, dealing a severe blow to an already challenged pig industry. Sauland Sinaga, Chairman of the Indonesian...

NFA guarantees supply of beef in Indonesia

Indonesia’s National Food Agency (NFA) guarantees that beef stock in the country is more than enough even as FMD continues to spread. “We have...

Will Indonesia need another century to be free from FMD?

Foot and mouth disease (FMD) continues to spread to more areas and species in the country. Quick response and financial support are needed to...

Tangerang closes doors on sacrificial animals on FMD fears

The Tangerang City Government in Indonesia closed its doors on sacrificial animals from other regions on June 24 to prevent the FMD virus from...

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

In Vietnam, FMD is a seasonal disease, but the infection rate is low. “FMD often breaks out in the winter and spring months. So...

Indonesia imports FMD vaccines for cattle

Indonesia will import 3 million doses of FMD vaccines for cattle since the viral disease continues to spread. The first batch arrived on June...

FMD pulls down beef sales in traditional markets

Sales of beef in Indonesia’s traditional markets are declining due to the FMD outbreak. Ati, a beef seller at the Anyar traditional market in...

Diseases make the round

Already challenged with rising production costs, animal protein producers in Asia are also being burdened by diseases. China has reported a recent FMD outbreak to...

FMD pushes down beef cattle prices

The FMD outbreak in Indonesia has pushed down the price of beef cattle in the country. Supandi, a live cattle trader in Pamekasan, Madura...

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...

Bulog assures imported buffalo meat is FMD-free

Indonesia’s State Logistics Agency (Bulog) has assured that imported frozen buffalo meat from India is FMD free. Director of Public Service Supply Chain, Mokhamad...

FMD continues devastating spread in Indonesia

FMD continues to spread to livestock animals (mainly cattle) in Indonesia. On May 9, the Agriculture Ministry announced that the viral disease was found...

China confirms new FMD outbreak in pigs

China confirmed a new FMD outbreak on May 27 in a slaughterhouse in Wuzhou. In its report to the World Organization for Animal Health...

PPSKI wants FMD outbreak listed as ‘extraordinary event’

The Indonesian Cattle and Buffalo Farmers Association (PPSKI) has urged the government to immediately list the FMD outbreak in the country as an ‘extraordinary...

Indonesian pig farmers urged to be vigilant for FMD

Although pigs in Indonesia remain free from FMD, pig farmers are urged to be on alert to its potential spread. Sauland Sinaga, Chairman of...

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