According to records, live pig prices today (November 20) are calm. African swine fever spread to 18 communes and towns in Quang Tri.
Today’s lowest pork price is 48,000 VND/kg
Today’s pork price in the North is stable. Among them, Phu Tho province maintains purchasing price of 52,000 VND/kg – the highest in the region. The price range recorded in other provinces is 48,000 – 51,000 VND/kg.
At the same time as the survey, pork prices in the Central region and Central Highlands were calm. Currently, localities including Nghe An, Ha Tinh and Dak Lak are trading at 48,000 VND/kg. Traders in other provinces traded stably.
Besides, the price of pork in the South is calm. The two provinces of Kien Giang and Ca Mau traded at 53,000 VND/kg. Other provinces and cities have no price adjustments.
Some experts believe that pork prices may adjust downward due to reduced market demand.
Quang Tri: African swine fever spreads to 18 communes and towns
According to the latest report of the Quang Tri Department of Livestock and Veterinary Medicine, African swine fever has appeared in 3 districts including Trieu Phong district, Quang Tri town and Dakrong district. Among them, Trieu Phong district has 16/18 communes and towns with pigs positive for African swine fever.
To date, authorities in Quang Tri province have destroyed over 30 tons of pigs, including over 18 tons of sows and male pigs. The locality with the most destruction was Trieu Phong district with nearly 30 tons. Localities have used over 300 liters of chemicals and more than 2 tons of lime to disinfect and treat the farming environment.
According to the Quang Tri veterinary agency, the situation of African swine fever is complicated, spreading in many different ways, with a high rate of disease and death in pigs, according to Vietnamese culture.
In Gio Linh district, although African swine fever has not been recorded, the situation of throwing dead pigs into the environment has not stopped. Recently, Gio Linh district police fined a man in Gio My commune a fine of 5 million VND for throwing a dead sow weighing 120kg into the environment.