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08 August 2011
View news from Viet Nam Poor Farmers To Engage In Cattle Fattening
VIET NAM - A new scheme involving credit through traders is enabling the poorest cattle farmers to engage in cattle fattening in Vietnam....
05 July 2011
View news from Viet Nam Cow Bank Reduces Poverty
VIET NAM - A ‘Cow Bank’ project has provided nearly 5,400 cows worth more than VN$33.3 billion in total to poor households in 189 communes across the country over the past year....
29 June 2011
View news from Viet Nam More Than 45,000 Animals Die of Foot-and-Mouth Disease
VIET NAM - A foot-and-mouth epidemic has broken out in 39 provinces, affecting more than 150,000 head of cattle. More than 45,000 animals have died or been destroyed, including over 5,000 buffalos, 938 cows, 37,760 pigs and 329 goats....
23 May 2011
View news from Viet Nam High Prices Encourage Meat Imports
VIET NAM - There has been a significant rise in frozen meat imports, especially poultry meat but also pork and beef, as importers take advantage of higher domestic prices....
07 April 2011
View news from Viet Nam Ag Minister Takes Responsibility for FMD Pandemic
VIET NAM - In the outbreak of foot and mouth disease that infected over 135,000 cattle heads in 39 provinces, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) yesterday organized a video conference with the provinces hit by the epidemic....
21 February 2011
View news from Viet Nam Foot-and-Mouth Disease Returns Across Viet Nam
VIET NAM - Foot-and-mouth disease reappeared in 17 cities and provinces nationwide after being contained for three weeks, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development....
22 September 2010
View news from Viet Nam Vietnam To Provide FMD Vaccine To Cambodia
VIET NAM - Viet Nam's southern province of Tay Ninh is considering providing 10,000 doses of vaccine against foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) and 200 litres of antiseptic worth over VND 200 million (USD 20,260) for Cambodia's eastern province of Kom Pong...
14 July 2010
View news from Viet Nam Livestock Review: Viet Nam
VIET NAM - This weekly International Egg and Poultry Review report by the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), looks at international developments concerning the poultry industry. This week's report focuses on the Vietnamese poultry and livestock...
05 March 2010
View news from Viet Nam ILDEX Viet Nam 2010: Solutions For Sustainable Growth
VIET NAM - ILDEX Viet Nam 2010 says it is ready to offer technology and business solutions for Viet Nam’s livestock, dairy, meat-processing, and aquaculture industries. ...
View news from Viet Nam Big Dutchman Signs Up For VietStock Expo
VIET NAM - Livestock equipment company, Big Dutchman, has confirmed its participation at VietStock '10 Expo && Forum as 'Anchor Exhibitor'. ...
07 January 2010
View news from Viet Nam Animal Production Higher in 2009
VIET NAM - The latest farm census reveals increases in animal numbers (except buffalo and oxen, for which the count was lower) and the production of meat and eggs compared to the previous year....
08 October 2009
View news from Viet Nam Deal Opens Door To Viet Nam Cattle Exports
VIET NAM - A $1 million deal has been signed to send 1000 head of live cattle from the Northern Territory to Viet Nam, with hopes that it will be the first of many shipments to the country....
07 September 2009
View news from Viet Nam HPAI, FMD and PRRS Set to Return to Viet Nam
VIET NAM - Animal health officials predict that foot and mouth disease (FMD), blue-ear disease (PRRS) and highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) will soon return to the south of the country. ...
24 August 2009
View news from Viet Nam New Opportunity for US Feed in Vietnam
US - Transportation is a key factor when it comes to U.S. agricultural exports and now Vietnam has been afforded expanded access through a new shipping line. ...
10 July 2009
View news from Viet Nam Blind Eye Turned to Cattle Smuggled into Quang Tri
VIET NAM - Cattle are being smuggled illegally into central Quang Tri Province over the Laos border, while Vietnamese health authorities struggle to control a host of deadly animal diseases, according to reports from the country....
03 July 2009
View news from Viet Nam Vietnamese Beef Markets Open to Foreign Exports
VIET NAM - The domestic market will be opened up next year to receive beef imports from the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand under bilateral and regional agreements, a senior official said Wednesday....
07 April 2009
View news from Viet Nam Tariff Rises Have Helped Cut Imports
VIET NAM - Tariff hikes have helped to reduce imports of meat and poultry products....
25 February 2009
View news from Viet Nam Disease Hits Nine Vietnamese Provinces
VIET NAM - Foot-and-mouth disease has hit two more provinces of Vietnam, raising the number of infected provinces to nine, according to Department of Animal Health under Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Tuesday....
09 February 2009
View news from Viet Nam Disease Spreads in Viet Nam
VIET NAM - Bird flu and foot-and-mouth diseases have hit some localities, according to the Veterinary Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development....
20 January 2009
View news from Viet Nam Outbreak in Long An and Kon Tum
VIET NAM - Bovine foot-and-mouth disease has broken out in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum and southern Long An Province. ...
18 December 2008
View news from Viet Nam New Foot-and-Mouth Virus Verified in Nghe An
VIET NAM - The foot-and-mouth epidemic in cattle is spreading in four provinces of Vietnam. Notably, virus type A has appeared in the central province of Nghe An, announced the Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Bui Ba Bong, on Tuesday....
03 December 2008
View news from Viet Nam Melamine Feed Limits Set in Vietnam
VIET NAM - Animal feed can contain a maximum of 2.5mg of melamine per kg under a decision issued last Friday by the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD)....
17 November 2008
View news from Viet Nam Ministry Affirms Move to Intensify Production
VIET NAM - The Ministry of Agriculture is encouraging a move from backyard to intensive livestock and poultry production to increase output. ...
20 October 2008
View news from Viet Nam Imported Meat Price Stuck
VIET NAM – Following the raising the taxes on imported meat, prices still have not changed....
08 October 2008
View news from Viet Nam Vietnamese Meat Import Duties to Rise
VIET NAM - The government of Vietnam, is raising the import duties for meat coming into the country. The new rates on pork increased by 25% and the import of beef by 10%, in order to protect local farmers from cheap imports. ...
18 September 2008
View news from Viet Nam Vietnam Discourages Imports
VIET NAM - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has asked the Vietnamese Government not to encourage imports of animal and poultry staples that can be produced at home such as eggs and meat....
01 September 2008
View news from Viet Nam Breeders Encumbered by Epidemics and Disasters
VIET NAM - Epidemics, natural disasters and increasing prices of feed have hindered the animal breeding sector’s growth rate this year, which failed to reach the target of 8-10 per cent set by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development....
11 August 2008
View news from Viet Nam No Compensation without Vaccination
VIET NAM - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has asked local authorities to vaccinate all cattle and poultry against regulated diseases....

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