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Understanding vaccination to control AI

Current avian influenza (AI) control strategies combine stamping out, movement restrictions, and emergency vaccination to maximize eradication efforts. Teguh Prajitno, President Director of Indonesia’s Vaksindo...

Proper vaccination helps eliminate PRRS

Proper vaccination can eliminate reproductive failure caused by PRRS on breeding farms. Similarly, in grower-finisher farms, it can reduce the occurrence of PRDC caused...

Strategies for PRRS prevention and control

Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) is a highly contagious and economically important disease. It causes reproductive problems and respiratory conditions in pigs. Bintang...

Vaccination critical in controlling Salmonella

Addressing Salmonella is critical to ensuring safe food. Vaccination against the deadly bacteria contributes to achieving Salmonella-free poultry meat and eggs. I Wayan Teguh Wibawan,...

Traditional farmers get priority for ND vaccine

Authorities in Tabalong Regency, South Kalimantan are intensifying poultry vaccination to strengthen bird immunity and safeguard them against diseases. The regency's Plantation and Livestock...

Why is ILT in layers difficult to control – lessons from India

Infectious Laryngotracheitis which is a highly contagious upper respiratory tract disease in chickens often opens door to other illnesses once it infects a flock....

Australia sends final LSD vaccination dose to Indonesia

Indonesia received its final and one-millionth LSD vaccine dose last December from Australia as part of the latter’s ongoing efforts to keep LSD and...

Vietnam urges farmers to vaccinate against ASF

Provincial veterinary departments in Vietnam are urging farmers to use ASF vaccines to protect their herds. However, the adoption rate remains low as farmers...

Factors affecting post-vaccination reactions in poultry

Almost all vaccination programs result in post-vaccination reactions. Only the severity varies. In crafting vaccination programs, the goal is to keep post-vaccination reactions minimal...

Host, human, vaccine factors could lead to vaccination failure

Several factors could result in vaccine failures, and they include host, human, and vaccine factors. Dr Mary Grace Alba, Technical Consultant at Elanco Philippines,...

Vaccination program must be farm-specific

When designing a vaccination program, remember no universal standard exists for all farms. Dr Mary Grace Alba, Technical Consultant at Elanco Philippines, told Asian...

China urged to keep up its AI vaccination program

Be vigilant on your vaccination program especially against European strains, Vijaykrishna Dhanasekaran, who heads the University of Hong Kong’s pathogen evolution lab, urged China....

Vaccinate to minimize disease spread

Vaccination is key to curbing disease spread in animal production. Despite hesitations from some producers due to concerns about efficacy, safety, cost, availability, and...

Marek’s is easy to control, here’s how to get vaccination right

The Marek's virus can be transmitted from the environment and in endemic areas, the virus can survive at room temperature for several months. Therefore,...

Ensuring effective vaccination to control and prevent diseases 

The animal protein industry is fraught with diseases. With the increasing push to reduce antibiotic use, disease management has become even more challenging. In this...

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