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Indonesia needs time to eliminate AGP in pig production

Fear of disease, lower productivity, and poor meat quality are hindering small-scale pig farmers in Indonesia from stopping AGP use in production. Tri Satya Putri...

Sarawak to revitalize pig industry with new breeders

Malaysia’s Green Breeder farm received 759 imported live breeder pigs from Denmark on December 9, marking a significant move to bolster the local agriculture...

Northeast India keeps national pig industry alive

Northeast India’s demand for pork is keeping the pig industry alive in other parts of the country. C P Gopakumar, DLG Farms Managing Director,...

AGP use in Indonesia’s pig industry declines

Some Indonesian pig farmers have already adapted to the AGP ban in production, Sauland Sinaga, Chairman of the Indonesian Monogastric Association, told Asian Agribiz....

New ASF recombinants pose threat to pig industry

Chinese researchers have detected three recombinants of genotype I and II ASFVs in pigs in China. These recombinants are genetically similar and classified as...

Indonesia’s pig industry faces long recovery from ASF

The pig industry in Indonesia is facing a long disruption following the discovery of ASF at a pig farm in Bulan Island, said Sauland...

Smuggled pork pressures Thai pig industry

Smuggled pork is pulling down farm prices of Thai pigs, as local supply struggles to normalize. “Farm prices are now USD 2.07-2.34/kg but production...

East Malaysia holds promising potential for pork export

East Malaysia has a huge potential to export pork and live pigs to West Malaysia and other neighboring countries. RAJESWARI RAMANEE writes why. Home to...

2023 to be challenging for Vietnam’s pig industry

High feed prices and declining live pig prices will continue to discourage pig producers from restocking in H1 2023. This year, the main challenges...

Consolidation to continue in Asian pig industries

Without an effective ASF vaccine, big farms will continue to expand, and consolidation will push through, predicts Dr Rolando Cruz, a swine veterinary consultant...

Vietnam looks for cheaper corn on low pig margins

Corn traders in Vietnam are turning toward cheaper corn from Russia, India, Pakistan, and Southeast Asia as demand from the pig industry goes down....

Asian Pork Outlook: Diseases, high costs hound pig industries

Two of the biggest challenges facing pig producers in Southeast Asia and South Asia are ASF and high production costs, keeping what would have...

Smuggled pork threatens Thai pig industry

Smuggled frozen pork from Europe, Brazil, and other sources are threatening the pig industry in Thailand, as they discourage small farmers from restocking. “Those...

ASF dampens pig industry in Assam

ASF continues to plague Assam state in northeast India, dampening the growth of the pig industry. The Directorate of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary continues...

China’s pig industry enters a more stable cycle

China’s pig industry has entered a new and more stable cycle, Rabobank said in a report. It said the industry is in for more...

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