• Output $245m est. Up 26% yoy.
  • Pork prices have increased, however feed prices remained high.
  • African Swine Fever impacts continued as the dominant driver of international markets.

NSW & UK join forces to protect the primary industry

DPI collaborated with the United Kingdom Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) to build on the UK’s strategy to manage African Swine Fever (ASF) in 2020.

This provided essential information to specialised teams who make the rapid risk assessments which would be needed in an ASF biosecurity emergency.

ASF has never occurred in Australia however would be devastating for pig production and health and damaging to trade and the economy.

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Protecting pigs from exotic animal diseases

Good biosecurity means taking action to protect pigs from impacts of pests and diseases, including African Swine Fever (ASF).

Regardless of the size of an enterprise or hobby farm, all pig owners play a vital role in maintaining the health and welfare of livestock and providing quality pork products to consumers.

DPI offer resources containing important information about keeping pigs healthy and the biosecurity responsibilities for pig owners.

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