China is facing an epidemic of African swine fever, which is totally unrelated to this event in Japan. To date, Japanese Veterinary Services have ruled out the occurrence of ASF in this outbreak or in the country.
Pork producers would benefit from a review of farm biosecurity practices now to keep African swine fever and other diseases from spreading.
Boehringer Ingelheim and National Hog Farmer present the Sept. 20 webinar.
Industry experts have compiled seven critical points for pig farmers to raise with their feed and feed ingredient suppliers with the objective of starting a dialog about feed ingredient safety.
Investment that the collection and transportation of samples represent underscore the importance of best practices for collection and sample handling to optimize diagnostic timing and accuracy.
Newest outbreak found in same province as fifth case; China has culled 38,000 pigs due to ASF.
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Four of the five cases within a 347-mile radius.
Spread of African swine fever throughout China and Eastern Europe is good reason for U.S. hog producers to be on high alert.
“The (Iowa State University) lab plays a critical role in sustaining Iowa’s local, national and global food economy,” Rodger Main.