Ministry announces Vietnam free of bird flu Health

Ministry announces Vietnam free of bird flu

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Animal Health Department has declared that all provinces and cities nationwide are free of avian flu, with no new outbreak detected.
Localities urged to prepare for A/H5N6 virus Health

Localities urged to prepare for A/H5N6 virus

Localities throughout the country should reinforce controls and inspections of poultry raising sites to prevent an outbreak of the A/H5N6 influenza virus strain, while taking preventive measures, an official from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) said.
Business

Livestock industry structural reform needed: official

Hoang Thanh Van from the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, spoke to Tin Tuc (News) newspaper of Vietnam News Agency (VNA) about the country's plans to improve its livestock sector before free trade agreements take effect next year.
Bird flu, cattle epidemic put under control Health

Bird flu, cattle epidemic put under control

Bird flu epidemic and diseases in farm animals including blue-ear and foot-and-mouth in pigs and cattle have been put under control in most localities nationwide during the last two weeks.
Society

Livestock disease management to be improved

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan has asked the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) to monitor the bird flu epidemic and keep the public updated in a recent official document.
Business

Breeding industry given 8 percent target

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has set several targets for the year, including reaching a growth rate of 7.5-8 percent for the husbandry industry during the period 2011-15.