Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Canada has announced funding for a foot-and-mouth disease vaccine bank
Chrystia Freeland, Canada's Federal Finance Minister, has announced funding for a food-and-mouth disease (FMD) vaccine bank in the country's 2023/24 budget, as well as additional funding for eastern Canadian farmers to use less imported fer ...
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Indian Immunologicals in partnership to commercially develop fish disease vaccine
Vaccine manufacturer Indian Immunologicals Ltd (IIL) announced a partnership with the Bhubaneswar, India-based Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (CIFA) for the commercial development of a vaccine against Hemorrhagic Septicemia whi ...
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Philippines' government urged to adopt Cebu state's culling protocol
The Pork Producers Federation of the Philippines (ProPork) has urged the Philippines' Department of Agriculture (DA) and the country's Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) to adopt the Cebu provincial government's swine culling protocol strategy ...
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Canadian research finds ergot has little effect on bull breeding
A study by the University of Saskatchewan's Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) has found that bulls can consume feed contaminated with ergot alkaloids without it affecting their reproductive health, Canadian Cattlemen reported.
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
New Pirbright Institute-based center to drive creation of animal vaccines
A new centre at The Pirbright Institute in the United Kingdom will focus on accelerating the development of animal vaccines to combat emerging and urgent infectious diseases.
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Shares of UK-based Eco Animal Health Group rose close to 15%
Shares of UK-based Eco Animal Health Group PLC rose nearly 15% after hinting it would outdo market expectations this year after stronger than expected demand for its Aivlosin drug in Asia.
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
HFMD outbreak in Eastern Samar, Philippines, is human-related, will not affect livestock sector, says agriculture department
The Philippines' Department of Agriculture (DA) said last week that the hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) outbreak in Eastern Samar, is human-related and will not affect the animal industry in the region.
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Taiwan subjects arrivals from outside country under higher scrutiny to prevent ASF
Arrivals from China, Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia will be subjected to stricter vetting as Taiwan ramps up efforts to ward off African swine fever (ASF).
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
One Health project to bolster Philippines' animal disease surveillance
A new One Health research project in the Philippines will strengthen animal disease surveillance capacity against health security threats that severely impact the country's livestock industry.
Monday, March 27, 2023
ADM's Boon Kee Chew: The natural, holistic way to sustainability
The approach to sustainability in livestock production and feed formulations requires natural solutions — a view conspicuously expressed by ADM Animal Nutrition's Boon Kee Chew, vice-president of feed additives, ingredients and amino acids ...
Monday, March 27, 2023
Skretting and HIPRA combine expertise to tackle trout disease
In recognition of the major threat that the highly-infectious bacterial disease Lactococcosis poses to aquaculture in terms of mortalities and production loss, aquafeed producer Skretting Italy and biotech pharmaceutical company HIPRA have ...
Monday, March 27, 2023
New Zealand to aid Pacific nations in combating animal diseases
New Zealand will provide support for Pacific countries to prevent the spread of harmful animal diseases, the country's Associate Minister of Agriculture, Meka Whaitiri, said.
Friday, March 24, 2023
Turkey herpes virus vaccines found to be effective against highly pathogenic avian influenza in hens, study reveals
A research conducted by Wageningen University & Research (WUR; the Netherlands) attested that two turkey herpes virus (HVT)-H5 vaccines were effective against highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in laying hens.
Friday, March 24, 2023
First case of BSE since 2021 reported at England, UK farm
Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) has been confirmed in a 17-year-old suckler cow in Cornwall, England, the United Kingdom – the first case of the disease on a UK farm since 2021.
Thursday, March 23, 2023
ASF reoccurs in South Korea following one-month hiatus
South Korea reported another African swine fever (ASF) case after a one-month hiatus on March 20, and issued a standstill order on pig farms and related facilities in the country's northern regions, the agriculture ministry said.

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