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There is a vaccine to prevent African swine fever, why do farmers still not dare to vaccinate livestock?

Published May 21, 2024

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The article highlights the challenges pig farmers in Vietnam face in trusting and using African swine fever vaccines, as discussed with the Standing Vice President of the Vietnam Livestock Association, Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Son. The issues include the vaccine's limited distribution, lack of confidence in its immunity, low awareness among small-scale farmers, and concerns about the safety of mass vaccinations. Dr. Son suggests improving vaccine promotion, implementing biosafety measures, and adhering to vaccination guidelines to build farmers' trust. Additionally, he emphasizes the importance of declaring epidemics and adhering to government policies for support and disease control, calling for stricter enforcement of disease prevention regulations and enhanced communication to address the challenges.
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To find out the causes and solutions to help pig farmers trust and increase the use of African swine fever vaccines, reporters from Dan Viet Electronic Newspaper talked with Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Son, Standing Vice President of the Vietnam Livestock Association. Nam around this issue. There is a need for a vaccine that can be administered to many subjects. According to a survey by reporters of Dan Viet Electronic Newspaper in many pig farming areas in provinces and cities, farmers are still not very interested in the new African swine fever vaccine. , what do you think is the reason? -In my opinion, there are many reasons. Firstly, because the newly introduced African swine fever vaccine is still limited and has not been widely vaccinated like other vaccines. Professional agencies and vaccine manufacturers are recommending that farmers use new vaccines to only vaccinate pigs 4 weeks of age or older for meat pigs, other subjects such as sows, breeds... have not been vaccinated. . Second, ...
Source: Danviet
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