THE LIVE HOG PRICE TODAY – 09/2022
(September 1, 2022) Live hog price today 1/9 decreased by 1,000 – 3,000 VND/kg.
In the Northern region, the live pig market today did not record too many new changes in price, ranging from 65,000 to 69,000 VND/kg. Currently, the common price recorded in the provinces is 67,000 – 68,000 VND/kg. Particularly, Hung Yen province decreased slightly by 1,000 VND/kg to 69,000 VND/kg, equal to Lao Cai, Phu Tho and Thai Binh, the highest in the region.
In the central region and the Central Highlands, the purchase price of live hogs today has been adjusted down and down in a few places, ranging from 60,000 to 67,000 VND/kg. Accordingly, traders in Binh Thuan are currently trading live pigs for 63,000 VND/kg, a slight decrease compared to yesterday. Similarly, the lowest price recorded in Dak Lak was 60,000 VND/kg, down 3,000 VND/kg, on par with Ninh Thuan.
In the southern region, the price of live hog purchased today decreased from 1,000 VND/kg to 3,000 VND/kg, ranging from 60,000 to 67,000 VND/kg. Specifically, An Giang province slightly lowered the price to 66,000 VND/kg. After reducing by 2,000 VND/kg, traders in Hau Giang, Soc Trang and Tay Ninh are buying 60,000 VND/kg and 63,000 VND/kg respectively. Similarly, Ca Mau province has the highest decrease of 3,000 VND/kg, currently anchored at 67,000 VND/kg.
According to a report by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, up to now, the whole province of Dong Nai has about 21% of the total pig farms using cold and closed cages. In which, 11.5% of farms apply automation technology in livestock production. Raising pigs in a closed cold barn system is a new direction in livestock development today. This is a modern farm model with full equipment such as water cooling system, exhaust fan, automatic feeder, drinking water system, automatic temperature adjustment system inside… The temperature in the farm farming is always maintained at a stable level to help the animals eat healthy and grow stably, with little care and especially to ensure safety and hygiene of diseases. Currently, the total pig herd in the province is about 2.3 million heads, up 9.5% over the same period, Vietnam Livestock Magazine reported.