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Vaccination good for disease prevention but not silver bullet

Vaccination is a common practice in farms to protect animals from pathogens, which could lead to disease. Yet despite vaccinating, disease outbreaks still happen....

Biosecurity post-ASF must include internal protocols

While biosecurity focuses on protection from the outside, the risk within the farm is likely neglected. Experts say this will lead to biosecurity breaches,...

Cambodia tightens smuggling control on ASF fears

Cambodia’s Svay Rieng province has imposed control measures to prevent the smuggling of pigs from Vietnam on fears of ASF spreading. Provincial authorities have...

Bali pig farmers troubled by East Java FMD measures

Pig farmers in Bali, Indonesia are in trouble after the provincial government of East Java blocked movement of live ruminants and pigs to control...

Dak Lak emerges as new pig production hub in Vietnam

Dak Lak province is attracting more investments in pig production, making it a new pig production hub in Vietnam. Recently, authorities approved three new...

Cambodia beefs up smuggling control on ASF fears

Cambodia’s Svay Rieng province has imposed control measures to prevent the smuggling of pigs and pork from Vietnam for fear of ASF spreading from...

Cambodia’s feed demand rises on pig herd recovery

Cambodia's feed demand is expected to rise as its pig herd has recovered from ASF. After losing 30% of its inventory to the virus...

Growth in feed demand in Vietnam driven by aqua sector

Vietnam's feed demand in 2022 is expected to reach 26.9mt, up from 26.2mt from the previous year, a USDA Gain report said. With the...

Bhutan reports new ASF outbreak at Indian border

Bhutan has reported an ASF outbreak on a pig farm at the border with India, the OIE said. The semi-commercial farm has a herd...

Tripura to control ASF spread through mass pig culling

After confirming ASF in the state, government officials in Tripura, northeast India will start on mass pig culling. Authorities tested samples from dead pigs...

Top five pig health challenges in Vietnam

In Vietnam, five common pig health challenges occur at most farms, all of which can cause considerable animal and economic losses. Veterinary drugs and...

Early pathogen detection helps pig producers cut losses

Early pathogen detection before clinical signs emerge can empower pig producers with data early, giving them time to take action and make better management...

ASF recurs in Nghe An, 39,000 pigs killed

Since February, ASF has recurred in five districts of Nghe An, Vietnam causing severe losses to pig producers in the province. Most of the infected...

Waste treatment boosts pig farming sustainability

The clamor for technologies to manage pig waste and produce alternative energy is increasing. The goal is not only to save on energy costs...

Centralized silo helps BaF prevent disease transmission

It is no secret that pathogens can find their way into farms through feed, thus BaF Vietnam Agriculture JSC (BaF) decided to put up...

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