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Vietnam's cash cows - building on beef

Improved livestock management and forages have transformed cattle fattening in Vietnam's Central Highlands, earning villagers thousands of dollars and boosting the local economy.
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An excellent way to improve house-hold income (and possibly health). However, what is being done to ensure that there is forage available through out the year? Any focus on Dairy?
posted by: Dr. Kiran Shah (09:16:39 Fri 9th August 2013)

Nice to see adoptive approach of livestock production. I'ld be more benefited if the artical had some light on production and feeding system followed. As we Bangladesh we also follow the similar system. However, choice of animal is an important.
posted by: Dr. Sharif Ahmed Chowdhury (10:36:07 Sun 4th August 2013)

Way to go for smallholder cattle farmers. In Kenya smallholder dairy farmers produce 70% of all marketed and processed milk employs hundred thousands. The biggest challenge is dry season feeding. Milk prices in Kenya are highest at this time.
posted by: Kinyua Muriuki (21:36:32 Thu 1st August 2013)

 

 

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