Thursday, September 28, 2023
Namibia stops poultry imports from South Africa following HPAI outbreak
Namibia has suspended imports of live poultry, birds and poultry products from South Africa following the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in the neighbouring country.
Tuesday, September 26, 2023
USDA-APHIS to hold third African Swine Fever Action Week in early October
The United States Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) is gearing up for its third annual African Swine Fever (ASF) Action Week, scheduled to take place on October 2-6, and extends its invitati ...
Monday, September 25, 2023
Tight supplies of chicken, egg in South Africa expected as farmers face worst bird flu outbreak
South African poultry farmers have warned of possible chicken and egg shortages as they battle what the industry said is the worst bird flu outbreak ever to hit the country.
Monday, September 25, 2023
Hamlet Protein delivers keynote in South Africa
Hamlet Protein recently delivered a keynote at the Animal Feed Manufacturers Association of South Africa (AFMA) Forum in South Africa.
Friday, September 22, 2023
Italy culls 34,000 swine to halt African swine fever spread
Italian authorities have culled nearly 34,000 swine across 12 farms in Lombardy, a northern Italian region, in response to the growing threat of African swine fever (ASF), Fox News reported.
Thursday, September 21, 2023
South Korea implements stronger quarantine measures to combat African swine fever
In response to the recent outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) from wild boars, South Korea will enforce stricter quarantine measures during the upcoming Chuseok holiday period, according to the agriculture ministry, The Korea Times report ...
Thursday, September 21, 2023
Nearly 3.8 million birds in South Africa dead due to new HPAI strain
South Africa's chicken industry has lost over 3,787,000 birds since the start of June due to a new, deadly strain of highly-pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), according to a poultry industry official quoted in a South African agriculture pu ...
Friday, September 15, 2023
Philippines considers subsidising African swine fever vaccine rollout
The Philippine government is exploring the possibility of subsidising the commercial rollout of African swine fever (ASF) vaccines, provided they prove effective in ongoing trials, according to a senior agriculture official, BusinessMirror ...
Thursday, September 14, 2023
Global organisations join forces with pharmaceutical firm to combat African Animal Trypanosomiasis
A consortium of prominent global organisations, including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the UK Government Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office, Boehringer Ingelheim, and the Global Alliance for Livestock Veterinary Medicines ...
Thursday, September 14, 2023
Multiple countries block Swedish pork imports over African swine fever concerns
Several nations, including Armenia, Australia, Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, and Ukraine, have implemented import restrictions on Swedish pork due to concerns about the recent outbreak of African swine fever in wild boars withi ...
Monday, September 11, 2023
African swine fever confirmed in Mongolia after four years
After a more than four-year absence, African swine fever (ASF) was detected in Mongolia, with outbreaks confirmed by the World Organisation for Animal Health at two domestic swine farms, affecting over 350 animals, National Hog Farmer repor ...
Friday, September 8, 2023
First case of African swine fever detected in Sweden
The Swedish Veterinary Institute (SVA) has officially confirmed the presence of African swine fever (ASF) in Sweden, marking the country's first reported case after a dead wild boar was located just southeast of the Fagersta district, Natio ...
Wednesday, August 30, 2023
African swine fever hits Cocoro Island, Philippines
African swine fever (ASF) has been detected on Cocoro Island, in Palawan's Magsaysay municipality in the Philippines, with 300 swine killed due to the disease, Farm Journal's Pork reported.
Monday, August 21, 2023
Phibro Animal Health seeks patent for African swine fever vaccine
Phibro Animal Health is actively pursuing a patent for its African swine fever (ASF) vaccine, as it aims to develop a specific epitope-based vaccine, instead of the conventional approach of an attenuated live vaccine, National Hog Farmer re ...
Tuesday, August 15, 2023
African swine fever confirmed in Bohol province, Philippines
The provincial veterinary office of Bohol province, Philippines has officially confirmed the presence of African swine fever (ASF) after detecting the virus in dead swine within Pilar town, losing its status as the only province in the only ...

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