Centralised farming in Malaysia questioned
Using the latest technology to treat pig waste, pig
farmers do not need a centralised pig farming area.
This message was said by Datuk Dr Teng Hock Nan, the state of Penang's
chairman for local government, traffic management, information and community
In a speech he referred to government directives that all states have their
respective pig farms centralised by 2008. Penang's waste treatment guidelines,
followed by pig producers since 2002 had proven effective, he said.
The farmers, 98% of them being cooperative in Penang, had also used modern
methods to minimise the stench from pig waste, he said. "With these measures
taken, they may not need to move to a centralised farming
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