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African Swine Fever
North East  /  Published 26.07.20

Assam seeks pig supply curbs

The Assam government and pig farmers in the Northeast are unhappy with the Centre’s decision to transport pigs from Punjab and Haryana to the region hit by African swine fever (ASF). ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 10.05.20

African swine fever hits Arunachal Pradesh

Animal husbandry and veterinary department (AH&VD) secretary of Arunachal Pradesh Minum Tayeng said African swine fever (ASF) surfaced in India first in a few districts of the state in April and B...
By Pradeep Kumar in Naharlagun

North East  /  Published 24.05.20

India informs OIE of outbreak

India finally informed the World Organisation for Animal Health, formerly the Office International des Epizooties (OIE), on the outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh on ...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 18.05.20

Worry over pig population in Assam

Farmers in Assam fear threat to existence of local pigs in the state in the wake of spread of African swine fever (ASF) which has currently affected pigs in 10 districts.According to the livestock cen...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 08.05.20

Pig farmers’ woes rise in 2 states of Northeast

Pig farmers’ miseries continue in parts of Assam and eastern Arunachal Pradesh following the sudden upsurge in pig deaths amid the nationwide lockdown.“We heard about spread of African swine fever...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 08.05.20

High alert in Kaziranga amidst African swine fever

The Kaziranga National Park (KNP) has declared a high alert in the park area after the outbreak of African swine fever.Considering deaths of several pigs in the fringe villages of the park and on susp...
By Sanjoy Hazarika in Bokakhat

North East  /  Published 02.05.20

African swine fever outbreak in Assam

The Assam veterinary department has confirmed the outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in Assam after samples sent to the National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (Nihsad) tested positive....
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 10.05.20

Culling not necessary: Atul Bora

 Assam animal husbandry and veterinary department minister Atul Bora on Sunday said culling of pigs would not be necessary immediately to arrest the spread of African swine fever (ASF) affecting ...
By Sanjoy Hazarika and Hiranya Barman in Bokakhat

North East  /  Published 03.05.20

Panic grips Assam, Arunachal piggery owners

Amid the economic crisis because of the nationwide lockdown, a sense of panic has gripped the piggery owners in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh because of the sudden upsurge in pig deaths. “Our entire f...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma


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