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UK meets requirements to be declared officially Avian Influenza free

UK meets requirements to be declared officially Avian Influenza free

The UK’s chief veterinary officer has announced the UK has met international requirements to declare itself free from Avian Influenza...

June 15, 2020

Quarter of world’s pigs could be lost to ASF – OIE president

Quarter of world’s pigs could be lost to ASF – OIE president

Around a quarter of the world’s population of pigs could die from African swine fever (ASF), according to the president...

November 1, 2019

World’s best animal health photos unveiled…here’s how to check them out

World’s best animal health photos unveiled…here’s how to check them out

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has published the long-awaited results of its fifth annual photography competition. The competition...

May 28, 2019

Antibiotics used for animal growth promotion by 45 countries

Antibiotics used for animal growth promotion by 45 countries

Although going in the right direction, farmers from 45 countries globally are still using antibiotics for growth promotion, according to...

February 14, 2019

Agriculture Ministers support digitalisation of OIE animal data systems

Agriculture Ministers support digitalisation of OIE animal data systems

Ministers participating in the 11th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) have backed the ongoing digital transformation of the...

January 22, 2019

More severe strain of bird flu wreaks havoc in China

More severe strain of bird flu wreaks havoc in China

Countries trading in Chinese poultry should step up surveillance at their own farms, markets and border checkpoints, to prevent the...

March 18, 2017

UK farmers urged to contact vets as Bluetongue outbreaks continue in France

UK farmers urged to contact vets as Bluetongue outbreaks continue in France

As yet more Bluetongue outbreaks are confirmed in France, the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) in the UK has urged farmers...

April 6, 2016