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AI epidemic worsening in Russia and Kazakhstan

  • 18 Nov 10:33

AI epidemic worsening in Russia and Kazakhstan Millions of birds have been culled in Russia and Kazakhstan after multiple outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in the past weeks. As the epidemic enters new regions, millions more are at risk. Kazakhstan has lost 1.2 million birds at 3 industrial poultry farms, said Duisengaz Musin, member of the country’s Parliament, during a recent press conference. He added that this figure would be even higher if backyard farms are taken into account. In total, Kazakh poultry farms housed 46 million birds at the beginning of the epidemic, as estimated by Ruslan Sharipov, chairman of the Union of Poultry Farmers of Kazakhstan. So far, the virus has primarily. Read more...

20 Reasons why Asia has to fear ASF

  • 28 Aug 11:58

20 Reasons why Asia has to fear ASF African Swine Fever (ASF) has entered China and it is very likely that the outbreaks will have far-reaching consequences for the swine situation in Asia. Pig Progress editor Vincent ter Beek connects the dots. In total, since the 1st of August, in less than a month 4 outbreaks have been reported on in China – in the provinces Liaoning, Henan, Jiangsu and Zhejiang province. That may not sound like a lot if you compare it to the spread of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) in the USA a few years ago or even the continuing reports of outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) in middle and eastern Europe. Every report by the World Organization of Animal Health (OIE). Read more...