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News published on September 15, 2021:

China pork production: 2022 forecast

In 2022, hog production will decline by 5 percent due to low inventories and a smaller sow herd, which resulted from significant slaughter and delayed restocking in 2021. In 2022, government policies will disin...
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China: Livestock and Products Semi-Annual. USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service. Global Agricultural Information Network (GAIN).
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News published on August 26, 2021:

Swine fever: The countries of the Americas should be alert to the recent detection in the Dominican Republic

FAO alerted countries to take preventive measures in light of the recent detection of the first case of African swine fever in the Americas, discovered in domestic pigs in the Dominican Republic, on July 28, 20...
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News published on April 29, 2021:

African Swine Fever Virus Mutations May Pose Detection Challenges

April 27, 2021 —  Media reports of African swine fever virus (ASFV) variants emerging in China and a recent China Harbin Laboratory paper describing its analysis of ASFV variants prompted the S...
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News published on February 26, 2021:

The OIE releases new guidelines on compartmentalisation for African swine fever (ASF)

These new ASF guidelines seek to assist OIE Members and stakeholders in the pig industry in the practical implementation of compartmentalisation specific to the disease in line with the related chapters of th...
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News published on November 25, 2020:

ASF issue - Noval anti-coccidial drug is approved

A new issue of e-newsletter is now available. 1--- CPV 2020 edition2--- Noval anti-coccidial drug is approved3--- Florfenicol, Tilmicosin,vitamin market review4--- ASF issue New Regulation & Publication ...
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News published on November 18, 2020:

What COVID can teach us about controlling African Swine Fever

In a recent panel with Farm Journal, three experts shared their insights on African Swine Fever and the lessons learned from the effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Gordon Spronk (President of Pipestone ...
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News published on November 2, 2020:

African swine fever case in wild boar in Germany's Saxony region

BERLIN (Reuters) - A first case of African swine fever (ASF) has been found in a wild boar in the eastern German region of Saxony, Germany’s federal agriculture ministry said on Saturday. The ministry sa...
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News published on April 1, 2020:

African Swine Fever Outbreaks in China and Papua New Guinea

China detected a new case of African swine fever in piglets transported to Sichuan from outside the province, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday. The outbreak was found in a truck transporting 83 pigle...
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Reuters/ABC News
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News published on February 3, 2020:

African Swine Fever (ASF) affects Brazilian pork export market

According to data disclosed by the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA), export in Brazil broke a record in 2019. In total, 750.3 thousand tons were shipped last year. The balance is 16.2% higher than...
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ICC Brazil
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News published on December 19, 2019:

New AFIA Educational Program Prepares for Foreign Animal Disease

A new educational program hosted by the American Feed Industry Association will focus on biosecurity as it pertains to foreign animal diseases, such as foot and mouth disease, African swine fever and avian infl...
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