Vinh Long: Increasing number of fish cage

Since early 2011, fish farming in floating cages had developed rapidly along Tien Hau and Co Chien Rivers, said Vinh Long Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Currently, there are 780 fish cages in the area, up 117 units compared to the beginning of the year, mostly in Long Ho (430 units) and Vinh Long city (326 unit). Read more of this post


Vinh Long: Seafood production reached 15,215 MT in April 2011

Vinh Long seafood process industry reached 15,215 MT of seafood in April 2011, up 2,872 MT compared with the same period last year. leading 45,662 MT of cumulative volume, representing 33% of the yearly plan. The vinh Long Department of Agriculture and Rural Development statistics.

There are now 132 households operating floating cage and raft farming throughout the southern province, with 300 rafts and 462 cages. In which, 598 cages is being used for fish farm, up 61 ones (+11.4 percent) compared with the same period of 2010. Read more of this post

Vinh Long: aquaculture production hit 10,540 tons in Feb’ 2011

Recently, Vinh Long’s aquaculture production hit high despite an increase of juvenile and feed price.

According to the figure of Statistics Department, the provincial aquaculture yield in Feb’ 2011 is estimated to reach 10,540 tons, up 7,67% compared with last year. The growing output was attributed to market demand and high price of Pangasius. Read more of this post

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