Update news vietnam's livestock industry
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Minh Hoan asserts that the use of antibiotics for growth promotion in livestock has been prohibited in Vietnam. From 2026, their usage will be permitted only in specific cases under supervision.
The amount of live chickens imported illegally across the border has increased to 200,000 - 250,000 tonnes each year
After successfully organizing five livestock roadshows in July and August 2023, Vietstock livestock exhibition will take place on October 11-13 in HCM City.
The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department of Hong Kong (China) has permitted several Vietnamese localities to resume exporting their poultry eggs to this territory, starting August 1.
Vietnam will develop disease-free areas for livestock and poultry breeding in the south to serve domestic consumption and exports, according to a newly issued decision signed by Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang.
Vietnam is among the world’s top countries in total numbers of poultry and pigs, but the market is being gradually acquired by foreigners. About 8 million farming households have been weeded from the market.
Having to sell fowl and pigs below production costs, many farmers are crippled with debt. Even big players in the animal husbandry are incurring big losses.
Good news has come unexpectedly to two million farming households after two years of being in a whirl: animal feed prices have begun decreasing.
The VN Poultry Association (VIPA) has submitted a petition to Government calling for solutions to remove difficulties for the poultry farming and save farmers and enterprises from bankruptcy.
The Vietnam Poultry Association (VIPA) has proposed a series of urgent measures to rescue farming households from bankruptcy.
The Vietnam Poultry Association has urged the Prime Minister to implement specific support policies for farmers, who are currently facing intense competition from foreign meat imports and FDI enterprises that are dominating the market.
The gradual easing of disease restrictions by the world's second-largest economy, China, will affect the economies of the ASEAN region, especially Vietnam, China's largest trading partner in the ASEAN bloc since 2016.
Vietnam's livestock industry expects to face less difficulties this year, especially when China loosens COVID-19 control measures.