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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...

A strategic approach to prevent ASF spread

Having the right strategies can help ASF-free areas keep the virus at bay. Khampee Kortheerakul, an independent veterinary consultant from Thailand outlined an approach...

A strategic approach to prevent ASF spread

Having the right strategies can help ASF-free areas keep the virus at bay. Khampee Kortheerakul, an independent veterinary consultant from Thailand outlined an approach...

Vietnamese pig farmers upgrade operations to adapt to ASF

After being hit by ASF, many Vietnamese pig producers understand that upgrading their facilities is necessary to have a safe production cycle. “I converted to...

Local government cooperation sought in Philippine fight against ASF

The Philippine Department of Agriculture (DA) is calling on provincial, city, and municipal authorities to assist in implementing its Bantay ASF sa Baranga program...

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