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Foot-and-mouth outbreak in Indonesia

Foot-and-mouth outbreak in Indonesia

Foot-and-mouth outbreak in Indonesia FMD is endemic parts of Africa, the Middle East and Asia. In May 2022 cases were confirmed in four Indonesian provinces. Australian animal health providers are on alert and the Australian Government is working to support Indonesia...
Rule-out of exotic disease in feral pigs

Rule-out of exotic disease in feral pigs

Rule-out of exotic disease in feral pigs Unusual presentation: Feral pigs in poor condition and ‘sick looking’. Time and location:  January 2020, north Queensland. Case definition: Feral pigs in poor condition. Gross findings: The farmer trapped 8 pigs and...
Sow mortality in small piggery, not ASF

Sow mortality in small piggery, not ASF

Sow mortality in small piggery, not ASF Unusual presentation: 10% mortality in a 60-sow piggery over 16 weeks. Above: Sow that was autopsied with severe, red skin blotching over her whole body. Time and location: Sep-2018 to Jan-2019, Far North Queensland. Case...
African Swine Fever spreading rapidly in Asia

African Swine Fever spreading rapidly in Asia

African Swine Fever spreading rapidly in Asia Illegal importation of infected pig products or genetic material is the most likely way for ASF to enter Australia. Help keep Australia ASF free by encouraging: Compliance with state legislation that prohibits swill...
Nepal – a first class education into every facet of FMD

Nepal – a first class education into every facet of FMD

Nepal – a first class education into every facet of FMD Several NABS SDI Network vets participated in Foot and Mouth Disease training in Nepal between 2017 and 2019 to help build understanding of the disease and Australia’s capacity to respond effectively....