TVU Lecturers: Successful production of disease resistant broodstock

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Ministry-level key scientific and technological project “Research on creating sources of disease resistant (DR) broodstock for hatcheries in Tra Vinh province” is in charge of lecturers group by Dr. Huynh Kim Huong – Deputy Head of Department of Agriculture – Fisheries (Tra Vinh University).

Since the successful research process from the two periods, the experimental hatchery of TVU has provided about 2 million posts of broodstock.

“At each stage of rearing, the research team checked the common diseases in shrimp and sent it to the Regional Animal Health Office No.6 for inspection and certification. In this second period, we reared for 12 months only, shorten by 1 month compared to first period” – According to Dr. Huynh Kim Huong.

The theme of broodstock implemented at TVU gave unexpected results and exceeding the assigned targets. Broodstock rearing in the farm environment is very difficult, this is the first time execution of the TVU research team. The quality of broodstock is exceeded the requirements, ensure to provide disease resistant broodstock, as well as affordable prices for farmers.

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