A total of 16,000 pigs drown at a farm flooded by heavy rainstorms in Southwest China, leaving authorities with the challenging task of sterilizing the carcasses. The flooding occurred on Sunday morning. According to Wang Lin, the manager of the pig farm, it happened too fast for them to evacuate the pigs…Full Article: China Daily June 2015

Key Point

  • The affected farm was situated in Liuye township, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, southern China.

ChinaAg Comment

  • In 2013, Guangxi region had 34.5 million hogs or roughly 5% of China’s total hog population. Sichuan province had the most at 73.1 million or 10% of the total hog population.

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