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CLRA makes call to raise more pigs

The Cambodia Livestock Raisers Association (CLRA) has called on locals to increase pig production to curb imports as pork prices and demand rise. Its director Srun Poav said pig farming in the Kingdom remains relatively limited following the outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) last ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/clra-makes-call-raise-more-pigs

Slaughterhouses get disinfectant spraying machines to fight ASF

The General Department of Animal Health and Production and the Cambodia Livestock Raisers Association (CLRA) on Sunday distributed 10 spraying machines and 155 litres of disinfectant to 10 slaughterhouses to combat African swine fever (ASF). CLRA president Srun Pov told The Post on Sunday that ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/slaughterhouses-get-disinfectant-spraying-machines-fight-asf

Hun Sen orders block on all illegal importation of pork

Ministries, relevant institutions, National and Military Police, the Phnom Penh Municipality and provincial halls nationwide are to work with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to halt the illegal import of pigs and pork products, he said. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-orders-block-all-illegal-importation-pork

Ministry calls on public participation in ASF prevention

The Agriculture Minister has called on the public, most importantly farmers, to provide information on cases of African Swine Fever to prevent the virus from spreading any further while pigs continue to die in Kandal province’s Sa’ang district. According to an announcement by the ministry issued ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50628127/ministry-calls-on-public-participation-in-asf-prevention/

Pig sale from ASF areas allowed

As African Swine Fever (ASF) ravages five Cambodian provinces, causing more than $600,000 in losses to local farmers, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries announced on Saturday it will now allow the sale of disease-free pigs from afflicted areas. A total of 3,211 pigs ...

Khorn Savi and Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/pig-sale-asf-areas-allowed

ASF spread ‘being monitored’

A government animal health official is monitoring the possible spread of African swine fever into new provinces bordering Vietnam. This follows an outbreak in Ratanakkiri in March, which was hoped had been kept under control. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/asf-spread-%E2%80%98being-monitored%E2%80%99

Agriculture ministry warns of legal action over pig import loopholes

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has warned that it will take legal action against its provincial departments and production offices if they maintain any loopholes which allow live pigs or pork products that might be contaminated with African swine fever to be imported ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/agriculture-ministry-warns-legal-action-over-pig-import-loopholes

‘VN pigs test negative for ASF’

A top veterinarian told The Post on Tuesday that 45 pigs illegally transported into Svay Rieng province from Vietnam did not have African swine fever (ASF) after tests carried out at Phnom Penh’s General Directorate of Animal Health and Production came back negative. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/vn-pigs-test-negative-asf

Swine fever detected in Ratanakkiri

African swine fever has been detected for the first time in Cambodia with an outbreak in Ratanakkiri province’s O’Yadav district. Some 400 pigs have been killed, said a Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries statement. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/swine-fever-detected-ratanakkiri

African swine fever spreads to VN-Cambodia border

African swine fever has spread to parts of Vietnam that border Cambodia’s Ratanakkiri and Kratie provinces, a Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries official said on Friday. Tan Phannara, the General Directorate of Animal Health and Production director-general, told a Phnom Penh workshop that he ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/african-swine-fever-spreads-vn-cambodia-border

Ministry holds workshop on ASF control

The recent outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in China has put the Kingdom’s authorities on alert, with Cambodia’s Ministry of Agriculture on Thursday holding a workshop on the measures to be taken in order to keep the Kingdom free of the disease. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ministry-holds-workshop-asf-control

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