African swine fever

The delegation of the Agriculture and Rural Development Ministry is checking breeding pigs in Binh Thang Research Center for Animal Husbandry (sited in Dong Nai Province). (Photo: SGGP)

Pork prices witnessing unwanted surge

The price increase of rice bran in July has correspondingly pushed pork prices up to no end. Consumers have become more concerned because this means a butterfly effect on prices of various food types that use pork as an ingredient.

Eureka moment for African swine fever vaccine in Vietnam

Eureka moment for African swine fever vaccine in Vietnam

The successful production of an African swine fever vaccine is a significant development for the pig breeding sector in Vietnam, according to Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien.
Central region proactively prevents cold stress, disease outbreak in livestock

Central region proactively prevents cold stress, disease outbreak in livestock


The winter cold climate is covering the Central region with low temperatures between eight degrees Celsius and 12 degrees Celsius affecting the health of livestock and poultry. For this reason, people and veterinarians have promptly protected health and prevented the risk of disease outbreaks in herds of livestock and poultry, especially foot-and-mouth disease and lumpy skin disease during the winter season. 
Meat processing at Vissan Company. (Photo: SGGP)

Pork market for Tet holidays: plentiful supply, unstable prices

Pork supply remains plentiful in markets, and the demand for pork has decreased. Pig farmers have been repopulating pig herds to serve the needs of the people during the festive season. There is, obviously, no shortage of pork, but the prices of pork have increased sharply.
Chairman of the People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City Nguyen Thanh Phong speaks at the event (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC-U.S. Healthcare Dialogue helps to improve city health quality: Chairman

Speaking at the virtual dialogue on October 1, Chairman of the People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City Nguyen Thanh Phong lauded the organizer – Amcham Vietnam – to help bolster cooperation between the city health sector and its US partners contributing to the sector’s quality improvement.
Repopulation of pig herds in localities goes fast: Department

Repopulation of pig herds in localities goes fast: Department

The repopulation of pig herds in localities went fast after Africa swine fever epidemic, said the Department of Livestock Production at a yesterday meeting about implementation of disease preventative measures to ensure food safety in the last months of the year.
Pork products on shelves. The Ministry of Industry and Trade has founded a group to inspect the pork market to figure out problems that caused failures in cooling domestic pork prices. — VNA/VNS Photo

Group set up to inspect pork market

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has founded a group to inspect the pork market which saw prices at high levels since the end of 2019 despite the Government’s effort to increase supply to make up for the drops caused by African swine fever.