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APC discusses ASF transmission risk and dietary strategies

APC recently discussed ASF transmission risks and dietary strategies that can maximize pig production even when animals are challenged, reports ISA Q TAN. ​In the...

Addressing ASF and strategies to mitigate its impact

Even as pig industries around the region recover, the threat of ASF looms, and producers continue to look for ways to address it and...

Addressing ASF and strategies to mitigate its impact

Even as pig industries around the region recover, the threat of ASF looms, and producers continue to look for ways to address it and...

Soybean meal more protective of viruses

Some feed raw materials, soybean for example, can be riskier than others as some viruses can survive in them for long periods.  Scott Dee,...

Pathogen transfer via feed and feed raw materials: Minimizing the risks

Studies have shown that feed and feed raw materials are potential vectors for viruses to spread to animals. Thus, a big challenge today is...

Mizoram pig sector loses 35000 heads, USD16m to ASF

India’s northeastern state of Mizoram has lost nearly 35,000 pigs to ASF, valued at an estimated USD 16 million in the last five months.  About...

Chinese researchers reveal continued evolution of H6 AIVs

H6 avian influenza virus (AIV) is one of the most prevalent AIV subtypes in the world. Jiaqi Cui and her research team from China’s Harbin...

Pirbright Institute to further study ASF genome

The Pirbright Institute has received over USD 1.56 million to embark on a new project, ASFVInt, that will focus on identifying the roles of...

ASF returns to South Korea’s domestic pigs

Two cases of ASF have been confirmed on a pig farm in Gangwon province, the first reported in South Korea’s domestic pigs since October...

Philippine ASF cases down, vaccine tests planned

The number of ASF cases in the Philippines has dropped to 981 cases in Q1 2021, down from 3060 cases from Q3 2020, Department...

Illegal vaccines hamper recovery in China pork supply

The use of unapproved ASF vaccines will hinder China's efforts to rebuild its hog herd and push pork prices higher this year. With the...

ASF spreads to other districts in Sabah

As expected, the ASF virus has now been spread to five other districts in Sabah in addition to Tuas. However, the main commercial pig...

Newcastle Disease in Asia – a status check!

Newcastle Disease (ND) has been an ongoing scourge for Asian poultry producers, causing huge economic losses. In this podcast with Meliyana of Asian Agribiz,...

Newcastle Disease in Asia – a status check!

Newcastle Disease (ND) has been an ongoing scourge for Asian poultry producers, causing huge economic losses. In this podcast with Meliyana of Asian Agribiz,...

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