Avian flu breakouts recorded in 11 localities Health

Avian flu breakouts recorded in 11 localities

Outbreaks of A/H5N1 and A/H5N6 avian influenza, which is transmittable to humans, have been reported in 13 communes of 11 localities nationwide from the start of 2019, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Nearly 2.5 million pigs culled due to African swine fever Society

Nearly 2.5 million pigs culled due to African swine fever

The African swine fever (ASF) in pigs has appeared in 55 out of 63 provinces and centrally run cities in the country, forcing the cull of 2.5 million pigs, or 7.5 percent of the total pig stocks, it was reported at a conference on fighting the disease and restoring the pig farming industry on June 13.
Philippines to import 300,000 tonnes of corn World

Philippines to import 300,000 tonnes of corn

The Philippines is seeking to import 300,000 tonnes of corn to cover a shortfall in the domestic supply caused by the El Nino dry spell and to prepare for the expected dramatic growth of local hog and poultry sectors, said Philippine Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Pinol on May 21.
Thai firm to export poultry products by 2020 Business

Thai firm to export poultry products by 2020

The Thai-funded C.P. Vietnam Corporation said it will begin shipping Vietnamese processed poultry products to Asia and Europe in the second quarter of 2020, with export volume estimated at 3,000 tonnes per month.
A/H5N6 avian flu outbreak reported in Lang Son Society

A/H5N6 avian flu outbreak reported in Lang Son

A new outbreak of A/H5N6 avian influenza has been reported in Trang Dinh district, the northern mountainous province of Lang Son, said head of the provincial animal health agency Nguyen Nam Hung.
Livestock sector looks to increase exports Business

Livestock sector looks to increase exports

The livestock sector produces more than 5 million tonnes of meat each year, meeting domestic demand, but the target is to increase export, according to Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong.