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Porcine circovirus 3 – is it a virus to worry about?

This article was originally published on Pig Progress. Click here to read the original article. Porcine circovirus 2 (PCV2)...

Avian influenza: Biosecurity measures are now vital

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes The South African Poultry Association (Sapa) has made an urgent appeal to...

African horse sickness-controlled area established in the Cederberg

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes The Western Cape Provincial Veterinary Laboratory has confirmed that samples from a...

New avian influenza outbreak: What you need to know

An outbreak of H5 avian influenza has been confirmed in a commercial layer flock on the East Rand of Johannesburg (Ekurhuleni). According...

Cropwatch Africa’s new app stops pests in their tracks

Cropwatch Africa, a specialised service provider that focusses on supporting farmers, researchers, industries, and governments across Africa to safeguard their resources, has...

First infection of H5N8 bird flu strain in humans is detected

This article was originally published in The Guardian. Click here to read the original article. An H5N8 strain of...

ASF reported in Western Cape for the first time

An outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) has been reported for the first time in the Western Cape. The outbreak was confirmed...

Farm to Fork cattle vaccination programme launched

Having an optimised vaccination programme with frequently-measured benchmarks will go a long way to improving a cattle farmer’s profitability.   

South Africans urged to join the fight against rabies

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) and the South African Veterinary Council (SAVC) wish to alert members of...

All you need to know about new livestock biosecurity rules

On 13 November 2020, the Biosecurity Rules for Livestock Agents were published in Government Gazette 43900, Board Notice 135 of 2020. All...