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Biosecure farms complete with staff quarantine and chutes for dead pigs are seen as progress, but may carry their own risks.
A 12-storey pig farm: has China found the way to tackle animal disease?
21 September 2020
Commissioner Kyriakides on behalf of the European Commission answers to an oral written question by Sirpa Pietikäinen MEP inquiring on the actions the EU Commission will undertake to promote immunocastration or the farming of entire pigs as valid alternatives to surgical castration in China.
EC to further develop cooperation with China on animal welfare and surgical castration of piglets
18 May 2020
Even as a pandemic threatens food supply chains, most firms, including China’s top pig and poultry producer, have shed no light on how they are managing risks and opportunities linked to farm animal welfare.
Asia’s biggest food companies silent on the welfare of farm animals
16 April 2020
The pigs were sent to china to repopulate the Chinese herd decimated by African swine fever.
France: 2,000 pigs fly to China
16 March 2020
China’s large-scale hog farms that survived the world’s worst animal disease outbreak are expanding their herds, driving a recovery in sow numbers as early as next year, a pig conference heard.
How China’s giant pig purge is shaking up the $118 billion pork industry
23 October 2019
Experts say region is losing the battle to stop the biggest animal disease outbreak the planet has ever faced
'No way to stop it': millions of pigs culled across Asia as swine fever spreads
6 June 2019
China is home to around half of the world's pig population
Is China losing the battle against African Swine Fever?
25 April 2019
One of the world’s most densely populated cities, Hong Kong, is facing a proliferation of wild boars as the large mammals stray increasingly into built-up areas.
Hong Kong debates wild boar problem as Chinese New Year of the Pig dawns
13 February 2019
In the People’s Republic of China, efforts to ‘control’ the African swine fever (ASF) virus include burying domesticated pigs alive.
African Swine Fever: EU raises concerns with China over live burial of diseased pigs
28 January 2019
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