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  1. Alternativedairy

    Ideas

    Evening chaps, I'm in need of picking your brains. I'm tired. Like, ridiculously tired. And I find the only way to get round it is to work and push myself, or I stop and I sieze up and flag and am useless for days. I need some ideas of things to do. Remap work is great, and immensely...
  2. Farm Business RSS

    Scientists map entire African swine fever virus genome

    Written by Alistair Driver Scientists have mapped genes across the African swine fever virus (ASFV) genome, which they believe could help in the search for a vaccine and antiviral drugs to prevent the devastating disease. Researchers from the Pirbright Institute worked with UCL to map the...
  3. Agriland RSS

    First case of African swine fever reported in Greece

    Written by Agriland Team Greece has reported the first case of African swine fever (ASF) in the country, on a breeding farm in the northern city of Serres. According to a report from international news agency Reuters, officials from Greece’s ministry of agriculture made the announcement last...
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    EU pork prices could drop by 20-40% if ASF hits Germany

    Written by Alistair Driver EU pork prices could drop by 20-40% if African swine fever (ASF) crosses the border from Poland to Germany, although the impact would not be as severe as it would have been 18 months ago, according to a new report from AHDB. The ASF virus has been found in wild boar...
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    Smaller hogg carryover and trade rebalancing boosting prime sheep prices

    Written by Rachel Martin The Scottish sheep market is warming up as farmgate hogg prices are up 21% higher than last year. It’s 26% above their 2015-2019 average, according to the latest market commentary from Quality Meat Scotland (QMS). At 234p/kg at Scottish auctions in early February...
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    China orders cull of 18,000 chickens after bird flu outbreak

    Written by Agriland Team Authorities in China have culled almost 18,000 chickens after an outbreak of bird flu in the Asian country. China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said in a statement on Saturday, February 1, that the outbreak occurred in the Shaoyang city in Hunan province...
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    UK pork exports doubled in 2019 as African Swine Fever boosts demand

    Written by Rachel Martin African Swine Fever in China is having a knock-on effect on the pork and other red meat sectors right across the world, including in Wales, according to market analysis by Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC). The impact of the pig virus has seen 50% of China’s...
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    £1.15 million fund to fight food waste and UK and Australia join forces in simulated African swine fever exercise

    £1.15 million fund to fight food waste and UK and Australia join forces in simulated African swine fever exercise Written by Defra Press Office £1.15 million fund to fight food waste There is positive coverage today in The Daily Mail, The Grocer, Food & Drink International and Farming UK...
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    Do you have too many vitamins in the feed?

    CHECK YOUR SAFETY MARGINS In the professional field, as a user of swine feed, whether using finished feed or being a home mixer, one should relate to what is specifically the content of vitamin A and vitamin E and vitamin K in any feed for any age/group of pigs Read the full article at...
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