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As pig farming in many places faced epidemic, farm owners have massively switched to poultry farming.
In the future, the transition between the countryside and the city will no longer merely consist of dismal industrial sites.
Today’s domesticated pig has most of the qualities that the modern farmer looks for in livestock, including high profitability, explains Shane Brody.
Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Nguyen Xuan Cuong has called for a nationwide reduction in the number of pigs and animal feed factories after their
Farmers need to make declarations to the local authorities before repopulating their pig herds. Financial assistance will be provided for those who made
Pig farming in Vietnam remains of small scale, undisciplined and ignoring market signals, therefore farmers cannot ensure the quality of their products
The enclosed sleeping area for pigs should take up about a third of total pen size.
With the welfare of farm animals under close scrutiny in Europe, farmers there are increasingly utilising technologies and systems that balance animals
Novice pig farmers should start with highly marketable and popular breeds such as the Landrace or Large White, says Shane Brody.
Replacing soybean meal with DDGS maintains feed intake, but lowers average daily gain for young pigs, say researchers.