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Farmers Suffer From Illegal Pig Imports

April 25th, 2013, The Phnom Penh Post, Agriculture & Agri-business, Business & Commercial Development, Imports, Livestock, News, Trade

Small pig farmers are struggling to stay in business as illegal imports of pigs from neighbouring countries rise, squeezing them out of the market, industry insiders say.

Srun Peu, deputy director of the Cambodia Pig Farmers Association, an organisation with 4,000 members, said the increase in illegal pig imports from Vietnam was negatively affecting local production, especially on small farms. …

“There are 400 to 500 pigs imported illegally to Cambodia every day,” Srun Peu said.

“It is affecting not only our local pig farmers but also the health of consumers, as there are no quality checks.” …

According to Peu, the Kingdom consumes 4,000 to 5,000 live pigs a day, but local producers can supply only about 3,000 pigs a day. …
Hor Kimsay


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The pig breeds of Leandre, Late White and Yorkshire were imported from other countries to Kampong Speu for the domestic food market. All of these breeds are easy to draw and grow schnell.Nahrung for these races is corn, beans, shell and small fish.
Production: 110,479 pigs per year (made by a company and many family businesses).
Producers: There are 56 pig farms, consisting of a total of 32,719 pigs. A pig farmer association comprises 25 family members, especially in the districts of Phnom Srouch and Børseth in Kampong Speu province.
Market: Kampong Speu, Koh Kong, Kandal, Preah Sihanouk province and Phnom Penh.
Duration of the pig: It takes about six months, until the pigs weigh 80-100 kg / head.