Animal Health
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
USPOULTRY accepting board research initiative pre-proposals on highly pathogenic avian influenza
USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation are accepting research pre-proposals from US colleges, universities and research facilities through November 1 on highly pathogenic avian influenza.
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Nepal begins lumpy skin disease vaccine trial
Authorities in Nepal have started a vaccine trial on animals to check the effectiveness of a vaccine for lumpy skin disease (LSD).
Monday, September 26, 2022
ASF strikes large pig farm in Gangwon-do, South Korea
On September 19, an African swine fever (ASF) outbreak was confirmed on a large pig farm in Chuncheon, Gangwon- do, South Korea, with over 7,000 animals.
Friday, September 23, 2022
Australia-funded project helps establish portable yards in Indonesia as part of FMD vaccination efforts
Five sets of portable yards to aid local government authorities in vaccinating cattle for foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) across the Indonesian Archipelago have now been completed, thanks to a project funded by Meat & Livestock Australia ( ...
Thursday, September 22, 2022
Bird flu discovered in poultry farm at Limburg province, Belgium
Belgium's Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain (FASFC) said they have detected an outbreak of bird flu at a poultry farm at Bocholt, in the Belgian province of Limburg, The Brussels Times reported.
Thursday, September 22, 2022
African swine fever detected in Perak, Malaysia
88 swine in Perak state, Malaysia were discovered to have African swine fever (ASF) at a farm in the Kerian district, according to the Perak Veterinary Services Department, Free Malaysia Today reported.
Thursday, September 22, 2022
Nebraska, US confirms ninth avian influenza case
The Department of Agriculture of Nebraska, the United States, in conjunction with the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has announced a ninth confirmed case of highly pathogenic avia ...
Thursday, September 22, 2022
10,000 cattle to be culled in Botswana due to food-and-mouth outbreak
Botswana, a major exporter of beef to the European Union, will cull 10,000 cattle to stop the spread of food-and-mouth disease in the country, Barron's reported.
Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Malaysia confirms ASF outbreaks at two pig farms in Perak
Malaysia's Department of Veterinary Services (DVS) said it has detected an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) at two commercial pig farms in Kerian district in northern Perak state on September 17 and 18, the Bernama news agency reported ...
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Avian influenza could curtail poultry production in US, leading to higher prices, economist notes
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has raised chicken production for 2022 and 2023, and lowered prices in its latest Supply and Demand report, but University of Missouri ag economist Scott Brown said there is more to the sto ...
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Nofima scientists develop method for examining immune status of salmon smolt
Scientists from Nofima created a new method for assessing the immune status of salmon smolt, giving researchers and farmers a better idea of how the fish will adapt to seawater.
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
South Korea to put down 7,000 pigs following fresh ASF outbreak
South Korea will slaughter some 7,000 pigs to try to stem the spread of African swine fever (ASF) following a new outbreak at a local farm, the agriculture ministry said on September 19.
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Boehringer Ingelheim launches Fencovis vaccine to prevent calf diarrhea
Boehringer Ingelheim is adding a new vaccine to its bovine vaccine portfolio with the launch of FencovisĀ® for the prevention of calf diarrhea and providing passive immunity to calves through the cows' maternal colostrum.
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Drop in bovine TB rates in England and Wales, UK
New figures show bovine tuberculosis (TB) rates and cattle slaughterings continue to fall across England and Wales in the United Kingdom.
Monday, September 19, 2022
US Farmers for Soil Health awarded US$95 million from USDA's climate-smart agriculture grant
The United States Department of Agriculture's Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities programme announced it will award Farmers for Soil Health (FSH) a US$95 million grant.

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