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China pork prices rise as ASF depletes herd

Country seeing more demand for other proteins, less demand for soybeans
As China’s pig herd continues to be depleted by African swine fever (ASF), pork prices are rising and the country is becoming increasingly dependent on imports to supply its demand for pork.
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South Korea raises ASF preparedness level

New outbreaks of African swine fever reported in several countries
Although no cases of African swine fever (ASF) have been detected in the country, South Korea has introduced new measures to prevent spread of the disease from North Korea. New outbreaks have been reported in domestic pigs in Romania, South Africa, and Vietnam, as well as among the wild boar population in Europe.
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African swine fever hits a third Polish pig farm

New outbreaks also confirmed across Asia and Europe
That African swine fever (ASF) has been confirmed at two commercial farms in different regions of Poland within one month must be matter for concern for a country fighting a long-running battle against the disease in its wild boar population. New outbreaks of the disease have also been confirmed in domestic pigs in China, Hong Kong, Romania, South Africa, Ukraine, and Vietnam.
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How the Chinese chicken market is responding to ASF

As African swine fever continues to decimate China’s pig industry, opportunities are growing for poultry producers within and beyond the country’s borders.
China's ongoing African swine fever outbreak and the swine sector's difficulties will provide opportunities for the poultry sector for years to come.
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African swine fever hits North Korea, losses mount in Vietnam

Losses in Vietnam estimated at 1.7 million animals
Vietnam’s battle to bring African swine fever (ASF) under control continues, but losses are already estimated at 1.7 million animals. There have been new outbreaks in domestic pigs in China, Poland, Romania, South Africa and Ukraine, and a first outbreak has been reported in the Democratic Republic of Korea.
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6 articles you need to read about ASF

Learn more about how the current African swine fever outbreak is impacting grain and swine markets, what it means for poultry producers and efforts to develop an ASF vaccine.
Learn more about how the current African swine fever outbreak is impacting grain and swine markets, what it means for poultry producers and efforts to develop an ASF vaccine.
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Boehringer Ingelheim, HVRI set up research exchange platform

Boehringer Ingelheim and Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, subordinated to the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, jointly unveiled the first "industry-academia-research" exchange platform set up by an agricultural research institute and a multinational animal health company in China.
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Technical program revealed for debut EuroTier China trade fair

A wide-ranging technical program has been announced for the first edition of EuroTier China, which takes place in the city of Qingdao from September 19-21. Specialist conferences for the dairy sector; swine sector; animal feed and nutrition; animal health and food safety; animal breeding; and biogas have already been organised together with the China’s Ministry of Agriculture.
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What’s happening in the Asian poultry market?

Rising incomes and changing demographics offer Asia’s poultry producers the chance to sell more, at higher margin products, but not without difficulties.
Asian chicken meat and egg production and consumption are being driven higher by societal changes that present challenges and opportunities for the region’s poultry producers.
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