Salanganes housing union set up in HCMC

Vietnam Farming Association and Enterprise Agriculture set up a Salanganes housing union in Ho Chi Minh City with 52 members.

Breeding houses in the central province of Khanh Hoa (Photo: VNA)

Breeding houses in the central province of Khanh Hoa (Photo: VNA)

The union was established with 52 members hailing from central provinces, Southeast, HCMC and the Mekong delta who are breeding the bird to connect Salanganes breeders and help them to sell at proper price.
Moreover, the union will help build the country’s brand name and protect consumers by selling genuine products with high quality.

By the end of 2016, around 5,167 breeding houses are located in 39 cities and provinces with output of 42 tons a year, excluding 6 tons of Salanganes nest in sea islands a year.
Of 542 breeding houses in 19 districts in Ho Chi Minh City, 231 are located in Can Gio District producing over 6 tons a year.

According to experts in the field, Salanganes breeding will develop fast in the future. Output of nest increases 30 – 40 percent yearly, accordingly, it is expected that the country will have around 11,000 houses by 2022 with output of 250-300 tons a year.


By CONG PHIEN – Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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