December 2, 2019
Unmitigated, ASF could lead to a 10% drop in Philippine feed production next year, Terence Uygongco, President of the Philippine Association of Feed Millers Inc told Asian Agribiz. However, a shift to other protein sources like chicken and fish would help drive up feed demand and lessen the potential impact of ASF. He said backyard hog raisers, who account for the bulk of commercial feed sale, would be slow to restock as compared to commercial farms that have already implemented biosecurity protocols. Click here to view our ASF updates.