Chicken prices causing difficulties for local breeders

Low prices are causing problems for small- and medium-size poultry farms in Myanmar, industry officials say. The entry of foreign companies into the domestic poultry breeding industry is causing an imbalance between production and consumption, leading to prices falling below production costs, says Mandalay Region Livestock Breeding Federation chair Dr Kyaw Htin. “It is now […]

Breeders call for lifting ban on repairing 10,000-acre prawn farm in Kyauktan

Due to the ban on repairing 10,000 acres of a prawn farm in Mayanswebar prawn breeding zone in Kyauktan Township, Yangon Region, 47 entrepreneurs that run the farm are facing difficulties so they have submitted a letter to the region chief minister calling for the lifting of the bann, said one breeder Min Maung Maung. […]

Gov’t to Offer Up to $5k to Fish Breeders; Eyes the Elusive $700m from Exports

The government will offer loans of up to K5 million ($5,000) to breeders interested in entering the aquaculture industry in a bid to counteract the sliding domestic fishing industry and collapse in catch-sizes due to over fishing. The loan can now be used to offset prohibitive costs of brick or soil for fish tanks, which […]