Pigs fall, farmers lose money

: Monday - 06/02/2017 10:20  |  Viewed: 1279
Dao Van Hung, deputy director of Binh Dinh Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dao Van Hung, said that the price of steamed pigs in the province is currently at a low level of about 35,000 VND / kg.
Even before the lunar new year prices were only about 28,000-30,000 VND / kg, the lowest in the past two years. While the price of feed increased, with the current price of pig slaughter, the livestock farmers will lose about 200,000 to 300,000 VND per child.
In 2015 to mid-2016, the price of pigs in Binh Dinh province increased, with the time at 50,000 VND / kg, so people invest in expanding livestock. By October, 2016, pig herd in Binh Dinh province reached about 800,000. However, from the end of 2016, the export of pigs to the Chinese market is difficult, while domestic supply has exceeded demand, so pig prices continue to fall. Many traders buy pigs for export to China in stock at the border gate, pig disease is dead leading to losses.
In Kon Tum, pigs have never been as low as they are today, only VND 33,000-35,000 / kg. Mr. Lai Van Dieu in Vinh Quang Commune, Kon Tum City, said pigs more than 20 children of his family to the cage to have money to eat Tet and repay debt but before the new year to call, shallow. According to pig farmers in Kon Tum, the price of pigs in the area has decreased about 12,000-15,000 VND / kg, so the average farmer pigs losses from 500,000 to 700,000 VND / head, the higher the weight the more holes.
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