Tag : Pigs / Hogs

South Korea ramps up disinfection to protect against North’s outbreak of African swine fever

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SEOUL (HeadlineNews) – South Korea will boost disinfection measures to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever from spreading to its pig herd, after the...

Vietnam swine fever cull surges, 1.7 million pigs dead

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FILE PHOTO: Pork is displayed for sale at a market in Hanoi, Vietnam February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Kham HANOI (HeadlineNews) – Vietnam culled a further 500,000...

Genus shares surge on deal to market gene-edited pigs in China

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BEIJING (HeadlineNews) – British livestock genetics firm Genus agreed on Thursday to license its know-how on virus-resistant pigs to Beijing Capital Agribusiness Co Ltd, which...
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Vietnam culls 1.2 million pigs as African swine fever spreads nationwide

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HANOI (HeadlineNews) – Vietnam has culled more than 1.2 million farmed pigs infected with African swine fever, the government said on Monday, as the virus...
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China says African swine fever found on Hainan island

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BEIJING (HeadlineNews) – China said on Friday that it had confirmed outbreaks of African swine fever in two locations in Hainan province, an island off...
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China urges large pig farms to test for African swine fever

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BEIJING (HeadlineNews) – China will allow large-scale pig farms and breeding farms to test for African swine fever in a bid to help early detection...

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