Risk Situation In Hill-Chicken Consumption In Yen The District, Bac Giang Province

  • Mai Thị Huyền
  • Phạm Văn Hùng


     Yen The district of Bac Giang province has exploited its advantages for commercial chicken production. As a result, about 13 to 15 millions chiken valued at VND 1,450 billions have been sold annually at the market. The number of chickens in Yen The has grown at the highest rate in th province with largest population in the country. It has been found that a market for chickens is unstable and under pressure of imported poultry products. Ninety percent of chickens in the district have been sold to private traders, mainly live weight chickens for the domestic market and export of chikens has not been observed. There were weak linkages of production, processing, and consumption. In addition, slaughter houses and processing units have operated at low level of efficiency. Chiken farm households often have to accept a price given by the private traders, especially when chicken production are affected by diseases (occuring on February to April and August each year). It has been observed that households have suffered losses from diseases. The paper reports the risk of chicken market in Yen The district, Bac Giang province in recent years. Based on methods of stratified sampling, qualitative and quantitative methods, and the analysis of factors affecting chicken selling, a set of solutions wre proposed for risk management and minimizing risk of chicken selling in Yen The district, Bac Giang province in the future.


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