Mekong district seeks to expand giant barb farming

Giồng Riềng District in Kiên Giang Province is expanding a breeding model for cá hô, or the giant barb, that offers farmers high incomes. 

Several farmers have been breeding giant barbs in ponds and using commercially produced feed for them under a pilot model in the district’s Hòa Hưng Commune since mid-2017.

It was implemented by the local Agriculture and Rural Development Bureau with support from the province Agriculture Extension Centre.

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