Pig repopulation sluggish due to shortage of piglets

Pig repopulation sluggish due to shortage of piglets

The Department of Statistics of Dong Nai Province informed that by the end of June this year, the total pig herd of the province merely reached 2.03 million pigs, down 18 percent compared to that before the African swine fever epidemic.
The prices of pork climb due to inadequate supply. (Photo: SGGP)

Total pig herd remains at around 25 million pigs

The prices of pork have been skyrocketing, forcing several families to replace pork by poultry meat. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development assured that the shortage of pork was merely around 200,000 tons, while other sources forecast a shortage of 500,000 tons of pork.
Total pig herd in Dong Nai Province drops by 40 percent

Total pig herd in Dong Nai Province drops by 40 percent

The Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary of Dong Nai Province on September 11 said that the African swine fever has occurred at 3,945 pig-farming households at 128 communes in the province.