Tracking meat and meat products from pigs infected with African swine fever is key to fight the spread of the highly viral disease as it can survive in processed food, the Deputy head of the World

TOKYO, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Following Japan's first outbreak of swine fever in 26 years, a local government said on Tuesday it had culled 546 hogs in the centre of Honshu, the country's largest and

Aizawl: Over 2,900 pigs and piglets have died in Mizoram because of the outbreak of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) and classical swine fever (CSF) since March this year, offic

The evolution of knowledge about porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) is now enabling pork producers and their veterinarians to make headway combatting this difficult and costly disease.

In the midst of Earth’s sixth mass extinction event, non-native species are a driving factor in many imperiled species’ declines. One of the most widespread and destructive alien invasive species in the world, wild pigs (Sus scrofa) threaten native species through predation, habitat destruction, competition, and disease transmission. We show that wild pigs co-occur with up to 87.2% of imperiled species in the contiguous U.S. identified as susceptible to their direct impacts, and we project increases in both the number of species at risk and the geographic extent of risks by 2025.

OVER 1,000 pigs have died in Luapula province from the African swine fever, provincial veterinary officer Mofya Musalwa has disclosed.

Kimberley - The Department of Agriculture, Rural Development and Land Reform has confirmed outbreaks of swine flu and botulism in the Northern Cape, where livestock has been placed at risk.

Stomach-churning symbols of the environmental calamity facing China have never been in short supply: exploding watermelons, toxic running tracks, rivers that flow the colour of blood.

The use of antibiotics in factory farms in Asia is set to more than double in just over a decade, with potentially damaging effects on antibiotic resistance around the world.

State Animal Husbandry and Veterinary department Director Dr Saingura Sailo said laboratory tests confirmed that the cause of the deaths of pigs in Champhai and Biate was classical swine fever whic

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