Animal Health
Thursday, November 3, 2022
South Sulawesi, Indonesia, in joint effort with Australia to fight FMD
The provincial government of South Sulawesi, Indonesia, is cooperating with Australia on fighting the foot and mouth disease (FMD).
Thursday, November 3, 2022
ASF discovered in Kailali, Nepal
African swine fever (ASF) has been detected in Kailali district, Nepal.
Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Nigeria strengthens effort to tackle transboundary animal diseases
Nigeria's Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has intensified its effort to address transboundary animal disease in its bid to improve animal production and productivity for sustainable livestock development in the country ...
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Scotland will not implement housing order amid bird flu outbreak in England
Sheila Voas, Scotland's chief veterinarian, said the country will not implement a housing order to keep all poultry and captive birds indoors as the evidence in Scotland does not currently justify a housing order, BBC News reported.
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Bird flu detected at Iowa, US commercial egg farm with 1 million chickens
Agriculture officials from Iowa state, US has confirmed a bird flu outbreak has been detected at a commercial egg farm in the state with about 1.1 million chickens, the first commercial farm case since April this year when a turkey farm was ...
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Experts in Victoria, Australia, to share insights on animal diseases in Asia Pacific
World experts will be in Victoria, Australia, this week to share predictions and insights on infectious animal diseases in the Asia Pacific as CSIRO, Australia's national science agency, hosts expert network meetings of the World Organisati ...
Monday, October 31, 2022
Updated Chinese law to push husbandry development, improve animal disease regulations
China's National People's Congress Standing Committee passed on October 30 the newly revised Animal Husbandry Law to boost the green development of the domestic industry.
Saturday, October 29, 2022
Botswana will slaughter at least 10,000 cattle due to foot-and-mouth disease
Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi said the nation will slaughter at least 10,000 cattle northeast of the country to stop the spread of food-and-mouth disease, Xinhua News reported.
Friday, October 28, 2022
USAID provides new US$250 million fund for FAO global health programme
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) are scaling up efforts to strengthen global animal food security with the aim of protecting human lives and ...
Thursday, October 27, 2022
Philippines' Department of Science and Technology funds mobile lab that provides animal health service
The Philippines' Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and Business Innovation through S&T (BIST) Program have funded a mobile lab, known as the Mobile Laboratory Unit (MLU), that is equipped with state-of-the-art animal health diagno ...
Wednesday, October 26, 2022
US-based organisations jointly create guidelines for veterinary business in relation to foreign animal disease outbreak
The American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) and the Academy of Veterinary Consultants (AVC), two US-based organizations representing cattle veterinarians, have jointly developed guidelines to help protect veterinary businesses i ...
Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Belgium's pig farmers once more excluded from making contributions to budget fund for animal health, product quality
Pig farmers in Belgium will again be exempted from contributing to the country's budget fund for the health and quality of animals and animal products.
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
UK poultry company urges for bird flu vaccinations
Traditional Norfolk Poultry, a poultry firm that has lost 100,000 birds to bird flu, has urged for vaccinations to be rolled out to stop the spread of the outbreak, BBC News reported.
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
FAO conducts animal disease reporting workshop in Iraq
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in partnership with Iraq's Ministry of Agriculture, conducted a training workshop on the Event Mobile Application (EMA-i) in Baghdad, Iraq, on October 17-19.
Friday, October 21, 2022
Another 300,000 chickens culled in the Netherlands due to bird flu
The Dutch government is set to cull another 300,000 chickens after a highly infectious strain of bird flu was detected at a farm south of the country, Channel News Asia reported.

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