Banteay Meanchey officials conduct cattle vaccinations for foot and mouth disease
Agricultural officials launched an operation on October 21 to vaccinate 1,496 cattle against foot and mouth disease in three villages in Chhnuor Meanchey commune of Banteay Meanchey province’s Preah Netr Preah district. ...
Second round of Siem Reap cattle vaccinations underway
Siem Reap has received more than 60,000 doses of cattle vaccines and is preparing to administer them for the second time this year, according to provincial Animal Health and Production Bureau chief Prum Vich. ...
Svay Rieng vets vaccinate cattle for pasteurellosis
Veterinarians in Svay Rieng province are set to start a campaign to vaccinate more than 400 cattle in Chantrea district against bovine pasteurellosis, with some provinces having already done so. ...
Siem Reap begins disinfection campaign to protect livestock
Officials from the Siem Reap Provincial Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries are conducting a disinfection campaign on cattle farms, slaughterhouses, and barns in livestock communities throughout the province to prevent the spread of diseases such as Haemorrhagic Septicaemia (HS). ...
Almost 20,000 Stung Treng cattle get LSD jabs to fight outbreak
Nearly 20,000 cattle in Stung Treng province have now been vaccinated against various diseases, including lumpy skin disease (LSD). ...
RAC breeding buffalo at Preah Vihear park
The Royal Academy of Cambodia (RAC) is continuing its efforts at buffalo conservation in the Kingdom with a total of 120 buffaloes having now been donated to the academy to be raised at its Techo Sen Russey Treb Park in Preah Vihear province’s Chheb district. ...
Three thousand cattle now vaccinated for skin disease
The lumpy skin disease (LSD) vaccination working group has vaccinated about 3,000 cattle since the campaign started throughout the country in late August, according to Animal Health and Production director-general Tan Phannara. ...
Cattle vaccination campaign to stop skin disease kicks off
The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has launched a Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) vaccination campaign for cattle as the disease has spread to several provinces and infected more than 30,000 animals. ...
Ministry orders LSD vaccines
The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has ordered two batches of vaccines from South Africa to fight the lumpy skin disease (LSD) that is infecting cattle in Cambodia. Officials in some provinces have already been vaccinating animals to reduce illness and deaths. ...
Ministry of Environment to provide more livestock to protected areas
Since November 2020, the Ministry of Environment has implemented a policy of providing more livestock to people living in protected areas to help increase income and boost the livelihoods of families living in these areas with an aim to reduce committing forest crime, hunting, logging ...
Lumpy Skin Disease jabs for cattle ordered to contain outbreak
Cambodia has ordered 200,000 doses Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) vaccines from Africa to inoculate cattle across the Kingdom and will order another 100,000 doses to contain the LSD outbreak which has reached nearly 7,000 cases nationwide. ...
Kingdom’s cattle suffer outbreak of skin disease
Since the outbreak of lumpy skin disease (LSD) among cattle in early June, 6,804 cases have been recorded with the first detected infections in Preah Vihear and Oddar Meanchey provinces followed by more cases in other provinces bordering Thailand. ...
Department of Agriculture urges farmers to shift from traditional farming techniques to more efficient techniques
Officials of the Stung Treng Provincial Department of Agriculture urged farmers who are growing vegetables and involved in traditional animal husbandry to apply more efficient and effective agricultural practices to increase the yield of their crops, both in products and livestock. ...
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Pig imports fall to 15 percent of demand as more turn to farming
Cambodia is importing less pork as local farmers breed more pigs in order to take advantage of stable and higher prices for the commodity. ...
Border provinces confirm Lumpy Skin Disease in cattle
The first cases of Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) have been diagnosed in cattle in provinces bordering Thailand. ...
BirdLife pilots buffalo breeding project to cut down on hunting
BirdLife International Cambodia is testing a new buffalo breeding project by giving farmers female buffalo to breed as an alternative to hunting. The project aims to put an end to hunting in the Boeung Prek Lpov Protected Landscape in Takeo province’s Koh Andet and Borei Cholsar ...
Farm crayfish easy to feed, worth ‘billions’
Minister of Agriculture Veng Sakhon has urged the Cambodia Amazing Aquaculture Technological Co Ltd (CAAT) to expand crabfish farming from 25ha to 100ha as there is much potential for export to international markets. ...
Local livestock numbers increase to fill demand
Local livestock numbers have been reported to be on the rise, showing that local production will soon be able to increase supply to local markets, which currently still depend strongly on imports. ...
$50 million emergency fund for small and medium enterprises
The government yesterday launched a $50million special fund for small and medium Enterprise (SMEs) to boost competitiveness, productivity and daily business operations amid the impact of the pandemic Covid-19 and a 20 percent withdrawal of zero tariffs under the EU’s Everything but Arms (EBA) trade ...
Ministry urges livestock production boost for local market
The Agriculture Ministry yesterday urged farmers and the private sector to increase the production of pigs and cattle to supply the local market following a drop due to African Swine Fever and other factors, leading to increased imports last year. ...
Contract farming schemes rising: Ministry
The Ministry of Agriculture said the number of contract farming schemes is increasing remarkably, helping enhance productivity and market access for farmers. From January to August, a total of 91 contract farming schemes were inked in various sectors, including rice, sugarcane and livestock production, the ministry ...
Slaughterhouses get disinfectant spraying machines to fight ASF
The General Department of Animal Health and Production and the Cambodia Livestock Raisers Association (CLRA) on Sunday distributed 10 spraying machines and 155 litres of disinfectant to 10 slaughterhouses to combat African swine fever (ASF). CLRA president Srun Pov told The Post on Sunday that ...