Update: 13:09 | 08/09/2021
The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has agreed in principle to the implementation of two high-tech pig farming projects with total investment capital of VND450 billion (US$19.7 million).
The first project, with investment from Vi Na Farm Livestock JSC based in Dong Nai Province, will be conducted in Loc Ngai Commune, Bao Lam District, Lam Dong Province, on an area of over 42ha.
Lam Dong province currently has about 46,000 breeding sows and about 400,000 meat pigs.
The project aims to build a modern and environmentally friendly pig farm with a scale of 4,300 breeding sows and 10,000 gilts per year.
The VND350 billion project is expected to provide the market with 93,600 high-quality breeding pigs and 10,000 meat pigs per year.
Lam Dong Province also approved another high-tech pig farming project with investment from Me Non Production Trading Company. The project will be built in My Duc Commune, Da The District, on an area of 20.5ha.
The VND100 billion project will build a farm with 1,200 sows and provide about 32,000 piglets per year.
Since the African swine fever epidemic ended in August 2020, Lam Dong Province has been carrying out a plan to restore pig herds throughout the province to stabilise production and supply to the market.
The whole province currently has about 46,000 breeding sows and about 400,000 meat pigs with nearly 100,000 tonnes of live meat.