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Monday, July 28, 2014
Why the UK is at High Risk From African Swine Fever
UK - Britain is at high risk of African swine fever incursion because of its vast volume of trade with other countries and because it has so many residents from countries that already have African swine...
Today's Heavier Market Weights Pose Pig Health Challenges
US - Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea virus (PEDv) is having a significant impact on swine operations across the country, and producers and packers are scrambling to identify ways to make up for losses from...
Swine Influenza in a Third of Pig Herds in Scotland, Northern Ireland
UK - Aggregated data from surveys in Scotland and Northern Ireland show that more than a third of herds surveyed are positive for swine influenza, according to Merial Animal Health....
Producer Participation Vital in PED Manure Sampling Project
CANADA - Manitoba Pork is partnering with the Manitoba Livestock Manure Management Initiative (MLMMI) and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development (MAFRD) on a research project that will allow...
US Pig Farm Samples Positive for Porcine Delta Corona Virus: 354
US - Porcine Delta Corona virus (PDCoV) has been detected in 354 samples from pig farms in 15 states....
Friday, July 25, 2014
FMD NEWS: OIE Reports FMD Outbreak in South Korean Province
The latest news on Foot-and-Mouth Disease outbreaks around the world....
Japan Eases Curbs on Pork Imports from Mexico
JAPAN - The government intends to loosen restrictions on pork imports from Mexico, officials said Thursday....
OIE Reports More African Swine Fever in Russia
RUSSIA - The Russian veterinary authorities have reported two further outbreaks of African Swine fever in Pskov Oblast and Kaluga Oblast....
African Swine Fever Kills 3,000 Pigs in Adjumani
UGANDA - African swine fever has killed at least 3,000 pigs in Adjumani District since the outbreak of the viral disease late last year....
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Brazil Develops Contingency Plan for Classical Swine Fever
BRAZIL - Technicians from the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA), Embrapa and state veterinary officials have met to develop a monitoring a plan for classical swine fever (CSF) in wild...
Canada's PED Situation Remains Stable Despite New Case
CANADA - The manager of the Canadian Swine Health Intelligence Network reports, with the exception of one new case reported in the past month, the PED status in Canada has remained stable, writes Bruce...
Ceva Returns to Double-digit Growth During First Half of 2014
FRANCE - Consolidated first semester sales of Ceva Group reached €366.5m at the end of June representing growth of 18.3 per cent versus last year. ...
More African Swine Fever at Russian Pig Farm
RUSSIA - The Russian veterinary authorities have reported a further outbreak of African swine fever at a pig farm in Tulskaya Oblast....
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
PED Contained Effectively by Biosecurity
CANADA - The chair of Manitoba Pork says efforts to contain the spread of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea in Manitoba and clean up sites that have been infected have proved highly successful writes Bruce Cochrane....
Floor Type Affects Gait Development in Pigs
UK - Changes in the gait patterns of growing pigs is not affected by the floor surface they are reared on....
Researcher Uncovers Multiple Influences in the Antibiotic Resistance Debate
US - The issue of antibiotic resistance may have only recently become front-page news, but it has always been a concern of those focused on improving public health. ...
Viet Nam Govt Releases Decree for Fines for Animal Health, Feed Penalties
VIET NAM - The report provides un-official translation of Vietnam Decree 119/2013/ND-CP, dated 9 October 2013, promulgating the Regulation on Administrative Penalty in the Field of Animal Health, Livestock Breeds,...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
£18 Million of Agri-Tech Funding for UK-led Projects
UK - The Agri-Tech Catalyst, in which BBSRC is a major investor, has awarded 15 agricultural innovation projects a share of £18 million to help accelerate agricultural innovation and their commercial...
Odle Receives New Frontiers in Animal Nutrition Award
US - Jack Odle, PhD, an animal scientist at North Carolina State University, was presented with the New Frontiers in Animal Nutrition Award Sunday as part of the Nutrition Research Awards. The award is...
Sixty Pigs Killed in Russian African Swine Fever Outbreaks
RUSSIA - The Russian veterinary authorities have reported two further outbreaks of African swine fever at pig farms located in Voronezh Oblast in the south-west of the country....
African Swine Fever Outbreak Affects Wild Boars, Farmed Pigs
LATVIA - The Latvian veterinary authorities have reported nine outbreaks of African swine fever in Dagdas county, Kraslavas county and Valkas county....
Swine Manure Applicator Calls for More Open Reporting of PED
CANADA - A southern Manitoba custom swine manure applicator is calling for more open reporting of PED to give those who provide services to the swine industry the best opportunity to avoid spreading the...
New PED Case Confirmed in Ontario
CANADA - Porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) was confirmed on 21 July at a farrow-to-finish farm in Perth country, Ontario, bringing the total cases in the province to 63....
Monday, July 21, 2014
Weekly Overview: Meeting Aims for More Responsible Use of Antibiotics
ANALYSIS - In the last week came a report on a high-level meeting discussing the responsible use of antibiotics. Participants agreed on the principles of replacing, reducing and refining the use of these...
Japan Increases Pork Imports as PED Outbreaks Continue
JAPAN - Outbreaks of porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) continue to be reported, the latest in Ehime prefecture. With well over one million pigs lost to the disease, domestic pork supplies are becoming short...
Concerns Rising over Spread of African Swine Fever in EU
ANALYSIS - Concern is rising over the spread of African swine fever in Europe as new cases this month have been found in wild boar in both Poland and Latvia....
Custom Swine Manure Applicators Step up Focus
CANADA - The Manitoba Livestock Manure Management Initiative reports custom swine manure applicators have taken their focus on biosecurity up a level in response to PED, Bruce Cochrane writes....
African Swine Fever Outbreak in Poland Kills Wild Boars
POLAND - The Polish veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of African swine fever in Podlaskie affecting wild boars....
Friday, July 18, 2014
PED-Positive Farm Samples in US: 7,719
US - The total number of pig farm samples that have tested positive for the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus now stands at 7,719 in 30 states, writes Jackie Linden. There were 91 new positive samples...
African Swine Fever Affects Wild Boar, Farmed Pigs
RUSSIA - The Russian veterinary authorities have reported two further outbreaks of African swine fever in Pskov Oblast and at a farm in Smolensk Oblast....
 
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