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Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Feeding spray-dried porcine plasma (SDPP) to pigs contributed to delayed experimental African swine fever transmission and progression
African swine fever virus (ASFV) is a dsDNA virus that can cause high mortality in pigs of all ages. ASFV is primarily transmitted oro-nasally or indirectly by feeding garbage containing infected ingredients, biological vectors or fomites.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Spain approves swine farm control programme
Spain had approved a control programme that will guarantee an effective and homogeneous application of a royal decree for the management of intensive pig farms.
Thursday, July 21, 2022
Foot-and-mouth disease and African swine fever detected in imported meat to Australia
As Australia's government takes new steps to wash shoes at international airports, viral fragments of food-and-mouth disease (FMD) and African swine fever (ASF) have been found in imported meat, ABC News reported.
Thursday, July 21, 2022
New US-Philippines African swine fever project announced
A new African swine fever (ASF) project to address issues related to ASF called "Capacity building in risk assessment to support safe international trade of US pork products in the Philippines" has been announced by the US Nationa ...
Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Undeterred by losses, Aonong Bio advances to becoming major swine producer
At the beginning of its establishment in 2011, Aonong Bio was an agricultural and animal husbandry enterprise with pig feed as its main business.
Monday, July 18, 2022
Taiwan to stop vaccination of classical swine fever in January 2023
Taiwan's Council of Agriculture (COA) said it will stop classical swine fever (CSF) vaccination in swine from January 2023 to help Taiwan boost exports of fresh pork, Focus Taiwan reported.
Friday, July 15, 2022
UK at risk of African swine fever due to lack of border checks
The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) said the UK is at risk of African swine fever (ASF) due to a lack of border checks, following fears of infection after ASF was detected at a swine farm close to the French border, Food Manufact ...
Thursday, July 14, 2022
Swine and cattle numbers in Belgium decrease slightly
Data published by Belgium's federal statistical service, Statbel, showed cattle numbers in the country decreased by 25,000 last year or 1.1% lower to 2.3 million animals, while swine numbers dropped 2.5% lower to 6 million, The Brussels Tim ...
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, now classical swine fever-free
The Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro has been recognised as a classical swine fever-free zone by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE).
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Germany's latest African swine fever outbreak deals major blow to sector
Analysts said the discovery of African swine fever (ASF) at Germany's key swine region of Lower Saxony is likely to deal a major blow to the sector, with important markets such as China expected to maintain its pork import ban on Germany fo ...
Monday, July 4, 2022
Two African swine fever cases detected in Germany
Germany's Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture said two more cases of African swine fever (ASF) were detected among farm hogs in in the western state of Lower Saxony and eastern state of Brandenburg, Channel News Asia reported.
Monday, July 4, 2022
Germany recorded lowest swine herd since 1990
As of May 3, 2022, 22.3 million pigs were raised in Germany, representing the lowest recorded swine herd since German unification in 1990 (30.8 million head), according to preliminary results from the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis).
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
IPVS2022 Pre-Congress kickstarts event on global swine industry updates and decisions
The IPVS2022 Pre-Congress schedule was held on June 21, starting the official schedule of the 26th edition of the event, which runs until June 24 at RioCentro, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Pork from Italy and Germany remained ban in Japan due to African swine fever
Raw Italian ham, as well as German sausages and other well-known European meat items, are still banned from import into Japan due to fears of African swine fever (ASF), the Asahi Shimbun reported.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
US university group held Swine Innovation Forum in North Carolina
The North Carolina State University's (NCSU) Swine Extension group recently hosted the annual NCSU Swine Innovation Form at The Maxwell Center in Goldsboro, North Carolina, the United States, last month.

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