Thursday, July 25, 2024
Germany deploys drones to monitor wild boar as part of ASF control
Germany has employed drones to control the spread of African swine fever (ASF).
Thursday, July 25, 2024
Poland sees 21 ASF outbreak so far this year
To date, 21 outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) have been reported in Poland in 2024, according to the country's Chief Veterinary Inspectorate.
Wednesday, July 24, 2024
Cebu, Philippines, tightens controls on pork amid ASF resurgence
The city government of Cebu, Philippines, has intensified enforcement against the entry of undocumented pork meat following the resurgence of the African swine fever (ASF) virus, an official said, Philippine News Agency reported.
Tuesday, July 23, 2024
Swine farmers in Scotland, UK, demand stricter border checks amid ASF concerns
Swine farmers in Scotland, UK, are calling for stronger assurances that border checks on meat imports from the European Union (EU) are being properly conducted as African swine fever (ASF) cases reach a 10-year high, STV News reported.
Friday, July 19, 2024
Thailand confirms first ASF outbreak of the year
Thailand has reported its first African swine fever (ASF) outbreak of the year, Swineweb reported.
Thursday, July 18, 2024
Philippines to begin ASF vaccination programme by September 2024
The Philippines Department of Agriculture (DA) is set to roll out its African swine fever (ASF) vaccination programme by September 2024, Agriculture Secretary Francisco Tiu Laurel Jr announced, Rappler reported.
Thursday, July 18, 2024
Growing spread of ASF in Vietnam, government document states
African swine fever outbreaks are spreading in Vietnam and could affect its food supplies and put upward pressure on inflation, according to a government document.
Tuesday, July 16, 2024
Feeding Spray Dried Plasma (SDP) Improved The Efficacy of a Candidate African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) Vaccine
African swine fever virus (ASFv) can cause high mortality in domestic swine and affects global trade of pork with severe economic consequences for producers, affiliated industries, and communities involved in pork production. Swine producer ...
Tuesday, July 16, 2024
Kansas State University, US, hosts ASF workshop for Caribbean officials
The Centre on Biologics Development and Evaluation at Kansas State University, US, recently hosted an African swine fever (ASF) workshop for officials from 20 Caribbean countries, National Hog Farmer reported.
Friday, July 12, 2024
Iloilo province, Philippines swine industry rebounding after ASF outbreak
The severely affected swine industry in Iloilo province, Philippines, is beginning to recover following the African swine fever (ASF) outbreak, with several commercial and backyard farms resuming swine-raising projects, according to the Ilo ...
Friday, July 12, 2024
ASF causes death of more than 5,000 pigs in Mizoram, India, since February
Pig farmers and rearers in Mizoram, India, have suffered huge financial losses due to the outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) which, since February this year, caused the deaths of over 5,430 pigs and culling of over 10,300 pigs.
Friday, July 12, 2024
Luxembourg urges complying with measures to combat ASF
Luxembourg's Veterinary and Food Administration (ALVA) has called for compliance with precautionary measures to reduce the spread of African swine fever in order to prevent infection amongst the country's pig and wild boar population.
Thursday, July 11, 2024
Possible commercial launch of ASF vaccine in Philippines by this year, agriculture secretary says
The Philippines Department of Agriculture (DA) is targeting the commercial rollout of a long-awaited vaccine against African swine fever (ASF) to revitalise the local hog industry from adverse effects of animal disease.
Wednesday, July 10, 2024
Philippines adopts artificial insemination to boost swine population amid ASF crisis
The Philippines is turning to artificial insemination (AI) to increase its swine population as part of ongoing efforts to revive the industry, which continues to grapple with African swine fever (ASF), Philippine Daily Inquirer reported.
Wednesday, July 10, 2024
France resumes campaign to encourage ASF-prevention actions
France's Ministry of Agriculture is renewing its prevention campaign to protect the country from African swine fever (ASF).

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