Vietnamese pig farmers turn to beef cattle farming

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The challenge of high feed prices, disease risk, and price instability are prompting many pig farmers in Vietnam to switch to beef cattle. "Although the profit is not as much, it is more stable as the price of beef hasn't changed much for many years," said Nguyen Thanh Chau, a former pig farmer in ...

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Regional Correspondent and Assistant Editor Asian Pork Magazine, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Covid-19 and the African swine fever had double impact on Asia’s pig sector and Ha Thu wrote a changing industry in, ‘Trends in Southeast Asia’s pig industry amid dual crisis’.