Livestock industry

: Thursday - 29/09/2016 23:20  |  Viewed: 160
After the Lunar New Year, blue ear and bird flu have been reported in some parts of the country, causing panic among porkers buying pork and poultry. According to statistics released by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on March 25, pork producers' price index for the first quarter of 2013 decreased 20% compared to the first quarter of 2013, down 20% compared With 1-2012.

Recently, the price of pigs has been continuously decreasing, especially in the southern provinces, which has puzzled the livestock farmers and affected the re-investment.
According to the Animal Husbandry Association of Dong Nai province, the purchasing power in the market decreased, raw material prices increased, while the price of live pigs in the market decreased from 42,000 VND / kg before Tet to 38,000 VND, now to 34,000-37,000 VND / Kg.
In addition, blue ear pig disease in the provinces of Nghe An, Quang Nam, Quang Tri has killed and destroyed about 3,000 children. Estimated current pigs are down about 1-2% over the same period in 2012.
Many poultry producers are also plagued by disease, weather changes, high humidity reduces the resistance of poultry plus the demand for food of animal origin increased due to many places The festival ... this has spread the disease. According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, pandemics have reappeared in several provinces, killing and destroying more than 14,000 birds. It is estimated that the number of poultry in the country decreased 2-3% over the same period in 2012.
On March 25, Le Van An, a chicken farmer in Tan Phu district, Dong Nai province, said that the livestock farmer has abandoned his farm. "In addition to the ongoing epidemic causing loss of herds, cheap imported chickens imported more and more as a result," said An lament.
According to An calculations, at the price of one kilogram of chicken from the stocking stage to the cage up to 45,000 VND, the price on the market is only 35,000 VND. Meanwhile, the price of imported chicken is only $ 1 / kg, equivalent to nearly 22,000 VND / kg. The chicken sold more than 3,000 birds, An lost nearly 400 million. Not only are losses due to the cheaper price, farmers' income is more difficult when imported chicken is 60% cheaper than the price of chicken sold in the country.

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