VOV.VN - The northern mountainous province of Lai Chau has been forced to cull some 9,000 pigs that have been infected with the African swine fever (ASF) as the epidemic continues to spread throughout communes and districts in the locality.
VOV.VN - The central highlands province of Gia Lai and the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang have recorded their first outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) following reports from farms in the respective areas.
The first direct shipment of US corn to Vietnam has arrived in the country with the assistance of the Quang Ninh Port Joint Stock Company in the Port of Cai Lan, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the United States Grains Council representatives.
Livestock farmers should join production links with cooperatives as well as processing and trading enterprises to sustain their livelihoods, experts said at a conference in Hanoi on December 12.
More than 3 million tons of meat were consumed in Vietnam in 2016, according to Euromonitor. With a value of US$18 billion, Vietnam is the third largest market for meat in Asia, behind China and India.
VOV.VN - For the first time in the history of the Top Trade Services Awards presented annually by the Ministry of Industry and Trade, top honours went to a foreign sector company, CP Vietnam Livestock Corporation.
Surin Governor Adthaporn Singhawichai has signed a memorandum of understanding with public health and livestock related agencies to launch a campaign against rabies.
The New Year wouldn't be the same without soaking up the atmosphere at Nua Market.
VOV.VN - Vissan Limited Company based out of Ho Chi Minh City has unveiled the receipt of 220 purebred breeding pigs shipped to Vietnam by US leading livestock exporter, Clayton Agri-Marketing.
VOV.VN - Not many farmers in mainstream agriculture place high priority on pesticide reduction, said Hoang Thanh Van of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) recently in a speech at business forum in Hanoi.
Tax cuts mandated by ASEAN Economic Community commitments and Vietnam’s growing demand for meat are producing a rise in foreign livestock investment and meat imports.
VOV.VN - The organizers of – Vietstock 2016 Expo & Forum (October 19-21) – at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City have announced that attendee and exhibitor registration is now open.
VOV.VN - Vietnam imported 129,471 head of cattle from Australia in the first half of this year, down 35% against the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Australia has still suspended livestock supply to some facilities in Vietnam for investigation due to missing international animal welfare standards, said the Australian Embassy in Hanoi.
Australia has suspended cattle supply to a feedlot and several abattoirs in Vietnam amid an investigation into alleged animal cruelty, according to media reports.
A conference was held in Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province on June 9 to seek ways to boost livestock production in the context of drought.
Technologies, equipment, products and services related to the livestock breeding, dairy, meat processing and aquaculture industries are on display at a biennial exhibition that opened in Ho Chi Minh City on March 23.
Residents in mountainous provinces in the north of Vietnam have lost thousands of cattle after days of extreme wintry climate, the Central Committee for Flood and Storm Control has said in a report.
The Husbandry Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has instructed cities and provinces affected by the frosty cold over the past few days to take all necessary measures to ease the damage caused by the severe weather to the animal breeding sector.
As one of the most vulnerable sectors to be economically impacted with the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) approaching, the livestock industry must move towards improving competitiveness to avoid being defeated.