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30 December 2005
PMWS Increasing in Sweden
SWEDEN - Outbreaks of PWMS (Postweaning Multisystematic Wasting Syndrome) in Sweden are on the rise. Swedish farmers fear that the spread of PWMS will lead to the introduction of a parallel virius, PRRS...
22 November 2005
Control of Porcine Circovirus Diseases (PCVDs)
EU - The EU Sixth Framework project on porcine circovirus disease (PCVD) initiated in December 2004 is now fully operational. The project is being delivered by a multidisciplinary consortium from academia...
21 November 2005
Pig Industry News from Australia PMWS Disease Remains Focus For Pork Industry
AUSTRALIA - Disease prevention will remain the focus of the Australian pork industry following today's refusal by the High Court to hear the industry's appeal against new quarantine protocols for...
Scientists make international bid to tame PMWS
UK - Fifteen organisations from North America and the European Union, with a budget of over £4m, are searching for ways to control PMWS and other porcine circovirus diseases....
11 November 2005
Australia free of incurable pig disease: PMWS
AUSTRALIA - Australia has been declared free of an incurable pig disease feared to have found its way into a herd in South Australia. Pork producers welcomed the outcome but have vowed to continue fighting...
10 November 2005
Pig Industry News from Australia Follow-up report on pig disease investigations in Australia
AUSTRALIA - 'You will recall my letter of 6 Jul 2005, in which I reported on investigations being undertaken by state veterinary authorities into incidents potentially involving the disease "post-weaning...
31 October 2005
PMWS and PDNS in the UK
UK - Veterinary Laboratories Agency (VLA) Quarterly Surveillance report on PMWS and PDNS from April – June 2005 ...
27 October 2005
Pig Industry News from Australia Pork producers allowed to pursue case in quarantine fight
AUSTRALIA - The High Court will allow Australian Pork Limited (APL) to pursue its case against quarantine measures for imported pig meat. The pork industry wants to overturn a decision by the Federal...
06 October 2005
Pig Industry News from Australia Aussie Pork producers in court challenge over quarantine protocols for pig meat
AUSTRALIA - The pork industry's national representative body, Australian Pork Limited (APL) has announced today that it will launch a High Court challenge of the Government's new quarantine protocols...
19 September 2005
Pig Industry News from Australia Pig meat ban attempt fails
AUSTRALIA - Attempts by pork producers to stop the importation of pig meat from countries affected by Post-Weaning Multisystemic Wasting Syndrome (PMWS) have failed. The full bench of the Federal...
PMWS Pig Research Boost For NI
NORTHERN IRELAND - Farming Life has learnt that Northern Ireland's leading position in researching the link between PCV2 (Porcine CircoVirus 2) and the development of PMWS (Post-weaning Multisystemic...
12 August 2005
Pig Industry News from Australia Biosecurity Australia must do better: agency boss
AUSTRALIA - Biosecurity Australia (BA), the agency responsible for import protocols, admits it will take time and hard work to regain the confidence of rural Australia. Farmers are angry over the approval...
11 August 2005
Pig Industry News from Australia Pork producers clash with quarantine watchdog
AUSTRALIA - After months of building tension, a row boiled over this morning between pork producers and Australia's quarantine watchdog. Earlier this year producers won a legal battle against Biosecurity...
26 July 2005
An International Conference on Animal Circoviruses in Belfast, September 2005 in partnership with Merial
NORTHERN IRELAND - An International Conference on "Animal Circoviruses and Associated Diseases" will take place in Queen's University, Belfast (QUB) from 11th - 13th September 2005. The event...
18 July 2005
Pig Industry News from Australia NSW piggery free of PMWS disease
AUSTRALIA - Veterinary authorities have confirmed a New South Wales piggery is free of the post weaning multisystemic wasting syndrome (PMWS) disease. But investigations into a suspected case of PMWS...
15 July 2005
PMWS and PDNS in the UK
UK - Veterinary Laboratories Agency (VLA) Quarterly Surveillance report on PMWS and PDNS from January - March 2005...
08 July 2005
Pig Industry News from Australia Test results to shed light on PMWS in Australia
AUSTRALIA - Test results expected in the next two days will determine whether the pig disease, post-weaning multi-systemic wasting syndrome (PMWS), has entered Australia. PMWS has not been seen in...
Pig Industry News from European Union OIE Pig Health News for the week
EU - Report by the OIE on Pig Disease investigations in Australia, Aujeszky's Disease in Bolivia and Classical Swine Fever in Nicaragua....
Pig Industry News from Australia Pig farmers may sue over PMWS disease fears
AUSTRALIA - Pig farmers are threatening to sue the federal government if tests confirm cases of an untreatable disease that could devastate Australia's pork industry. Authorities are investigating...
Pig Industry News from Australia Aussie Pig group happy with PMWS probe
AUSTRALIA - The Murray-Mallee Pig Producers Group says it is pleased with the way an investigation is being handled into a potential outbreak of a fatal pig disease in a South Australian piggery. The...
07 July 2005
Pig Industry News from Australia PMWS disease scare for Australian pork industry
AUSTRALIA - The Department of Agriculture is conducting investigations into two suspected cases of the pig disease post-weaning multisystemic wasting syndrome or PMWS. Australia has never had the disease,...
06 July 2005
PMWS Fears in Oz
A potentially devastating piglet disease could have reached Australia for the first time, authorities said today. The Department of Agriculture is investigating two suspected cases of the post-weaning...
01 July 2005
Despite Legal Challenge Canadian Pork Continues to Move Into Australia
CANADA - Farm-Scape: Episode 1848. Farm-Scape is a Wonderworks Canada production and is distributed courtesy of Manitoba Pork Council and Sask Pork....
Pig Industry News from New Zealand New Zealand supports Australian pork industry's case against PMWS
NEW ZEALAND - The New Zealand Pork Industry Board (NZPIB) supported its Australian counterpart in its bid to ban pig meat imports from PMWS-affected countries....
30 June 2005
Depopulation Unrealistic Option for PMWS Control
CANADA - Farm-Scape: Episode 1847. Farm-Scape is a Wonderworks Canada production and is distributed courtesy of Manitoba Pork Council and Sask Pork....
29 June 2005
Good Management Best Defense Against PMWS
CANADA - Farm-Scape: Episode 1846. Farm-Scape is a Wonderworks Canada production and is distributed courtesy of Manitoba Pork Council and Sask Pork....
30 May 2005
Study reveals factors in spread of pig disease
Poor farm biosecurity helped in the spread of pig wasting disease PMWS, a new study has claimed. The British Pig Executive-funded research, carried out by the University of Warwick, found that it took...
08 May 2005
Northern Ireland to lead European PMWS project
UK - A research project led by Queen’s University, Belfast, is to investigate porcine cirovirus diseases and seek a cure....
14 March 2005
PMWS and PDNS in the UK
UK - Veterinary Laboratories Agency (VLA) Quarterly Surveillance report on PMWS and PDNS from October - December 2005...
01 December 2004
PMWS and PDNS in the UK
UK - Veterinary Laboratories Agency (VLA) Quarterly Surveillance report on PMWS and PDNS from July – September 2004...
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