Animal Health
Monday, November 14, 2022
Azerbaijan bans poultry imports from Sweden and Hungary
The Azerbaijan Food Safety Agency said it has implemented a temporary ban on poultry imports from Sweden and Hungary, Azernews reported.
Monday, November 14, 2022
France orders poultry farms to keep birds indoors following spread of bird flu
The French Ministry of Agriculture and Food has ordered poultry farms to keep their birds indoors to stop the spread of highly pathogenic bird flu in the country, The Business Times reported.
Monday, November 14, 2022
Poultry producers in Scotland, UK, call for imposing of birds housing order due to avian influenza threat
Repeated calls were made for Scotland (UK) to immediately impose a housing order on birds at a recent meeting of NFU Scotland's Poultry Working Group, as the country continues to struggle with an ongoing threat from avian influenza.
Monday, November 14, 2022
ASF persists in Germany's Spree-Neisse/Wokrejs Sprjewja-Nysa district
African swine fever (ASF) is still active in the Spree-Neisse/Wokrejs Sprjewja-Nysa district in Germany after two years.
Monday, November 14, 2022
EU declares Abruzzo, Italy, free from ASF
Abruzzo, Italy, has been classified by the European Union as free from African swine fever (ASF).
Friday, November 11, 2022
AB Vista's Signis: Promote gut health performance with stimbiotic
AB Vista has recently announced the company's expansion across Asia Pacific markets with the launch of its stimbiotic, Signis, in Vietnam, the Philippines and Thailand.
Friday, November 11, 2022
Vietnamese agriculture minister urges stronger prevention of animal diseases
Vietnam's Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Le Minh Hoan, has called on provincial and municipal People's Committees to strengthen the prevention of animal diseases in the coming months.
Thursday, November 10, 2022
Farmers group questions Philippines permitting import of animal protein from ASF-hit countries
A farmers group in the Philippines has questioned the decision of the country's Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) to allow the import of processed animal protein from countries affected by African swine ...
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
More than 100 pigs found infected with ASF in Katni, Madhya Pradesh, India
At least 115 pigs were found infected with African swine fever (ASF) and 85 of them have died in the last 15 days in Katni district, Madhya Pradesh, India, an official said on November 8.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
US team may employ consumer monitoring devices on cows as part of bovine mastitis research
A multi-US state research team led by a Colorado State University (CSU) professor anticipates using monitoring devices like Fitbits or Apple Watches in an effort to study and improve dairy cow health.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
East Java, Indonesia firms up efforts to stop LSD
The provincial government of East Java, Indonesia, has strengthened efforts to prevent lumpy skin disease (LSD), a viral infection that affects livestock, following the detection of one case in Kendal, Central Java.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Irish agriculture minister introduces regulations for keeping poultry birds away from wild ones
Ireland's Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, announced this month he is introducing regulations under the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013 requiring Irish flock keepers to confine all poultry and captive b ...
Monday, November 7, 2022
Australia releases discussion paper seeking ideas for biosecurity funding model
The Australian government has released a public discussion paper seeking ideas for a long-term sustainable biosecurity funding model, prompting a positive response from a key farming group, but also a warning that the "days of buck pas ...
Friday, November 4, 2022
LSD cases falling in Maharashtra, India
An overall declining trend is seen in the number of lumpy skin disease (LSD) cases in Maharashtra, India, state Animal Husbandry Commissioner Sachindra Pratap Singh told The Indian Express.
Thursday, November 3, 2022
Unknown disease causing rising pig deaths in Hakha, Chin State, Myanmar
The death rate of pigs produced in Hakha, Chin State, Myanmar, has been rising due to an unknown infectious disease, according to locals.

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