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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....

Thailand to launch pig sandbox program to address ASF

Thailand’s Department of Livestock Development (DLD) will launch special control areas, called pig sandbox, to support pig production and address ASF. The sandbox areas will...

Biosecurity, management, vaccination secure against H9N2

Biosecurity, good management practices, and vaccination are the three pillars to prevent H9N2, said Teguh Prajitno, Senior Vice President at Japfa Comfeed Indonesia. H9N2...

Bintan raises alert on ASF

The Bintan Food Security and Agriculture Agency in Riau Island, Indonesia is urging local pig farmers to intensify prevention and control measures against ASF,...

PRRS outbreaks continue in Indonesia

Outbreaks of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) continue in Indonesia. Even though the disease is not a big problem, pig farmers must raise...

Sarawak initiates ASF control protocols keep state virus-free

Sarawak in East Malaysia has initiated control protocols to stop ASF from entering its borders. The move follows the discovery of the virus in...

Vietnamese farmers struggle to maintain viability

ASF, Covid-19, and rising production costs amid low demand for pork is challenging the viability of Vietnamese pig farms. Many producers are running out of...

Producers adopt bubble and seal measure to curb Covid-19

The Federation of Thai Industries has urged large factories, including food producers, to implement the bubble and seal measure to curb the spread of Covid-19....

ASF control in China complicated with sporadic outbreaks

China’s hog herd may be recovering, but ASF control remains a complicated task for Chinese authorities. Since January, the country has had 11 outbreaks, including...

Thailand allocates funds for ASF prevention

Thailand’s cabinet has allocated USD 4.3 million to prevent ASF and other diseases in pigs and wild boar. Thongplew Kongchan, Permanent Secretary for the Ministry...

Thailand allocates funds for prevention of ASF

Thailand's cabinet has allocated USD 4.3 million to prevent ASF and other diseases in pig and wild boar. Thongplew Kongchan, Permanent Secretary for the...

Collaborative approach for poultry disease prevention

Aviagen India, Senior Advisor, Paul Gittins recommends a “collaborative, adaptive and disease based” approach to tackling disease outbreaks in the Indian poultry sector. He...

Prevention of disease outbreaks focus of symposium

Prevention of animal disease outbreaks that can cause pandemics like Covid-19, as well as ways to boost sustainable animal production is the focus of...

China sets plan to better control animal diseases

China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs announced a plan to compartmentalize the country into five regions to improve prevention and control of animal...

Thailand’s DLD denies reports about ASF

Thailand’s Department of Livestock Development (DLD) has denied local media reports that there are ongoing ASF outbreaks in the country. The Prachachat website reported...

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