Porcine Circovirus Diseases News
News published on May 18, 2005:
The need to keep our country free from emergency diseases such as: Classical Swine Fever, PRRS, PMWS, foot-and-mouth disease, BSE and Avian influenza has drawn commitments from State and Federal Governments and...
News published on May 16, 2005:
The pork industry has stepped up its efforts to help keep Australia free from imported diseases.
Pig industry concerns focus especially on Swine Fever, PRRS, PMWS, foot-and-mouth disease, BSE and Avian infl...
News published on May 12, 2005:
A major piece of research financed by Defra and the British Pig Executive (BPEX) has shed new light on the spread of PMWS.
The work was carried out by the University of Warwick and shows PMWS spread through ...
News published on May 4, 2005:
Pig slaughterings in 2005 are forecast to rise by 2% after an increase in the number of maiden gilts feeds through.
The Dec 2004 UK pig herd total of 476,000 was down by 7.4% on the previous year but maiden...
News published on January 27, 2005:
Some setbacks in pigs that are commonly attributed to wasting disease are much more likely to be stress-related or nutritional in origin, and diet choice is a key factor, says Pork Chain Solutions.
National Pig Association
News published on November 25, 2004:
The majority of New Zealand pork producers have voted to proceed with the development of a Pest Management Strategy (PMS) under the Biosecurity Act that will assist in containing the spread of the pig disease P...
New Zealand Pork
News published on November 10, 2004:
The third day of hearings into Australian Pork Limited's legal challenge to an import risk analysis for pig meat has heard from several overseas witnesses.
Amy Bainbridge reports APL is challenging the proce...
News published on October 1, 2004:
The pork industry is fuming that the final analysis permitting more pig meat imports won't be reviewed under Coalition policy.
Australian Pork Limited has taken legal action against the Government over the a...
News published on August 19, 2004:
Taranaki has been officially cleared of the pig disease post-weaning multisystemic wasting syndrome (PMWS).
Taranaki Pork Producers chairman Ted Gane of Normanby said the two piggeries in the region placed ...
News published on August 12, 2004:
"There are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns. That is to say we know there are some things we do not know. But there are also unknown unknowns - the ones we don't know we don't know....
National Pig Association