Dairy & Ruminant

South Korea on high alert as LSD strikes largest cattle farm province

Tuesday, November 21, 2023

South Korea's animal disease prevention headquarters has elevated its alert status following a reported case of lumpy skin disease (LSD) in North Gyeongsang province, the nation's primary cattle farming region, Aju Korea Daily reported.

Bird flu detected in central Netherlands, 65,000 chickens culled

Friday, November 17, 2023

Bird flu has been detected on a laying hen farm situated in the Utrecht municipality of Renswoude, central Netherlands, and authorities have initiated the culling of approximately 65,000 chickens to prevent the potential spread of the virus, NL Times reported.

Punjab, Pakistan minister advocates private sector involvement in FMD vaccine production

Friday, November 10, 2023

Ibrahim Hasan Murad, the Livestock Minister of Punjab, Pakistan, said that it is important to involve the private sector in the large-scale production of foot and mouth disease (FMD) vaccine to meet growing demand, Business Recorder reported.

LSD detected among cattle in eastern Libya

Thursday, November 9, 2023

The Department of Livestock in the city of Al-Bayda, situated in the eastern part of the Libya, has officially detected the presence of lumpy skin disease among cattle, The Libya Observer reported.

South Korea vaccinates over 90% of cattle against LSD

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

The South Korean agriculture ministry announced that more than 90% of the country's cattle have been successfully vaccinated against lumpy skin disease (LSD), The Korea Herald reported.

Invasive Asian longhorned ticks pose a growing threat to cattle in Ohio, US

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

The invasive Asian longhorned tick has been recognised as a significant threat for cattle in Ohio, United States, raising concerns about potential disease transmission in the state, Earth.com reported.

South Korea detects 67 LSD cases in 10 days

Monday, November 6, 2023

South Korea has detected 67 cattle farms infected with lumpy skin disease, in about 10 days since the first reported case of the infectious cattle disease in the country, Aju Korea Daily reported.

Cuba recognises Brazil's health control for dairy, meat and seafood products

Monday, November 6, 2023

Brazil announced that authorities in Cuba have recognised the equivalence of the former's health inspection systems, specifically, for Brazilian exports of dairy products, beef, pork, poultry and seafood.

South Korea takes urgent measures to contain LSD

Tuesday, October 31, 2023

South Korean Prime Minister Han Duck-soo announced that the government aims to prevent the further spread of lumpy skin disease (LSD) in the country, Korea JoongAng Daily reported.

Trouw Nutrition's LifeStart Calf Symposium shares strategies to nurture herd health, boost efficiency and support calf care

Monday, October 30, 2023

A major discovery in the science of fatty acids has led to the development of a technology that meets calves' nutritional requirements while also nurturing ruminant health, supporting physiological development and enhancing calf care on the farm, Trouw Nutrition said.