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Strict monitoring as Vietnam continues ASF vaccine rollout

The rollout of the ASF vaccine from the National Veterinary (Navetco) continues in other provinces in Vietnam under strict surveillance by the company and...

Bali pig farmers expect FMD vaccines soon

Pig farmers in Bali hope to receive the FMD vaccine soon to meet the vaccination requirement that will allow them to ship animals to...

Oxidation unlocks the full benefits of dietary β-carotene

WILLIAM RILEY and JAMES NICKERSON* report the effect of Oxidized β-carotene added to the pre- and post-wean diets of piglets raised under commercial conditions...

Bali regains FMD-free status

Bali has been declared FMD-free and is again allowed to sell live pigs to other areas. However, farmers and traders must meet several requirements...

Awareness campaign reduces ASF in West Sumba

ASF cases in West Sumba Regency in Indonesia’s East Nusa Tenggara province have been declining since 2021, thanks to the ASF awareness campaign by...

Raising the phytase podium

Effective phytases are currently available in the market, however, according to RACHAEL HARDY*, there is still room for improvement, including high activity at low...

Vietnam halts ASF vaccine rollout

Vietnam has stopped the introduction of Navet-ASFVac, the ASF vaccine developed by the National Veterinary JSC (Navetco) after hundreds of pigs died following vaccination....

Pigs die after receiving ASF vaccine

Hundreds of pigs died in three Vietnam provinces after being vaccinated with the ASF vaccine produced by the National Veterinary JSC (Navetco). In Phu...

Papua should tighten control against ASF

Papua should tighten its control and prevention measures against ASF although the Indonesian province has had no new cases. Phaithoon N Na Ayudhaya, Business...

Cambodia to produce hybrids from native pigs

Cambodia is domesticating two indigenous pigs—the northeastern pig and the Kulen pig—for commercial production. The Ministry of Environment distributed several of these pigs to...

East Nusa Tenggara has no new ASF cases

Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province had no new cases of ASF in July, said Johana Lisapaly, Head of the province’s Animal Husbandry Agency. The...

IFC invests in BaF for pig industry recovery

The International Financial Corp (IFC) plans to invest USD 25.6 million in convertible bonds in BaF Vietnam JSC (BaF) to help the pig industry...

Sabah’s bearded pig population bounces back

Sabah’s bearded pig population, native to the East Malaysian state, is bouncing back as the ASF epidemic eases. The virus was first detected in...

‘Banana’ pork producer expands production

Vietnam banana producer and exporter Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) has received approval to invest in a pig and fruit production project. Worth USD...

Zinc – the golden key to repopulate after ASF

YOHANN LAURENT and MEGAN EDWARDS* focus on the role dietary zinc can play as the most crucial trace element in boar fertility. The rebuilding of...

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