Vietnamese enterprises massively increase poultry farming

Vietnamese enterprises massively increase poultry farming

Since the outbreak of African Swine Fever, recently, several enterprises and farm owners have flocked to shift investment to poultry farming to create alternative meat sources while the price of chicken meat imported into Vietnam was fairly low, at just around VND18,000 per kilogram.
Mekong delta shifts to swine breeding in value chains

Mekong delta shifts to swine breeding in value chains

Cattle and poultry breeding is one of the strength in the Mekong delta region, however, animal husbandry has faced difficulties including often falling in price, disease outbreaks causing giant losses for breeders. The industry re-structuring for risk reduction and sustainable development is an urgent matter.
Vets  disinfect trucks by spraying chemicals to prevent ASF spread(Photo: SGGP)

African swine fever spreads to HCMC

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday announced a farm in district 9 in the city had infected with African Swine Fever (ASF) bringing the number of ASF-hit localities to 55.
African Swine Fever continues raging Central Vietnam

African Swine Fever continues raging Central Vietnam

All of those pigs in Dien Thai commune, Dien Chau district of the central province of Nghe An were positive for virus ASF, according to test results announced by the Regional Animal Health Agency No.3 on May 5.
Vietnam to optimize chicken raising to compensate loss from ASF

Vietnam to optimize chicken raising to compensate loss from ASF

Speaking at a yesterday meeting on pushing up poultry husbandry with orientation of export organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), Minister Nguyen Xuan Cuong said Vietnam enhances poultry raising while African Swine Fever is plaguing the livestock industry.

Social resources mobilized to combat African Swine Fever:

Social resources mobilized to combat African Swine Fever:

African Swine Fever outbreak has spread to 447 communes in 84 districts of 21 provinces and cities, and as many as 65,000 pigs had been infected and culled so far, according to the Department of Animal Health’s report at the National steering committee’s first meeting on the prevention and control of African Swine Fever (ASF) on March 26.