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Sarawak to revitalize pig industry with new breeders

Malaysia’s Green Breeder farm received 759 imported live breeder pigs from Denmark on December 9, marking a significant move to bolster the local agriculture...

Veterinary school proposed for Sarawak livestock development

Sarawak in East Malaysia is facing a shortage of veterinary professionals and needs around 200-1000 veterinarians for the livestock industry. Dr Adrian Susin Ambud,...

Palm oil waste may help lower meat prices in Sarawak

Sarawak is trying to reduce animal proteins prices via feed projects. The East Malaysian state has allocated USD 7.5 million to Sarawak Land Consolidation...

High pork prices in Sarawak temporary

Pork prices are set to decrease with ASF under control in Sarawak, East Malaysia. For now, however, many consumers are turning to frozen pork...

Sarawak moving towards halal certified chicken

East Malaysia’s Sarawak state wants to move towards more halal-certified chicken processing. Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi, who is in charge of Islamic Affairs, said...

Malaysian govt urged to control pork prices

Officials from Malaysia’s Sarawak are urging the federal government to impose price controls on local pork in preparation for the coming lunar new year....

Sarawak allows pork imports to meet shortage

Malaysia’s Sarawak state is allowing pork imports from FMD-free countries to meet the current supply shortage. However, Minister Stephen Rundie Utom of the Sarawak...

Sarawak MP urges lifting of cap on egg price

The Sibu MP in Sarawak, Malaysia is urging the government to lift the price cap for eggs, arguing that supply and demand should determine...

Sarawak self-sufficient in eggs and broilers

East Malaysia’s Sarawak state is 100% self-sufficient in chicken eggs and produces 95% of its broiler chicken meat requirement. Stephen Rundi Utom, State Food...

Sarawak has potential for export-value pig farming

East Malaysia’s Sarawak state has a good potential for export-value pig farming. “The state government has been working to expand and create more farming...

Sarawak could face pork shortage

Sarawak’s pig population is down 67%, and the state will face a supply shortage unless the government assists the industry. “Total pig population was...

Sarawak to venture into shrimp exports

The government of Sarawak, East Malaysia, wants to allocate a 7000-ha area for shrimp farming for export by 2030. The project would fall under...

ASF spreads in Sarawak, compensation being evaluated

ASF is spreading further in the Sibu division of Sarawak, East Malaysia. State authorities are looking at a possible compensation structure after two...

Incineration of ASF-infected pigs costly, impractical

The incineration of ASF-infected pig carcasses proposed by the Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) in Sarawak, Malaysia is too costly and impractical, said Dato Sri...

Carcass incineration of ASF-infected pigs costly, impractical

The incineration of ASF-infected pig carcasses proposed by the Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) in Sarawak, Malaysia is too costly and impractical, said Dato Sri...

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