Low US demand a headache for Asia’s shrimp producers

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EEUU.- US buyers not doing promotions for the year-end holidays, say Indonesian shrimp exporters. Shrimp demand from the United States is not picking up for the year-end holidays as compared to previous years, say Indonesian exporters.

Shrimp breeders scoff rising prices in Mekong Delta

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The recent hike in shrimp prices in the coastal provinces of the Mekong Delta have failed to enthuse breeders, as they have no more aquatic crops to sell and are in desperate need of further capital for the next crop.

Thai shrimpers cry foul over Vietnam

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Thai traders are complaining that Vietnam is buying up low-priced shrimp from Thailand for re-export. Bunjonk Nissapawanich, president of the Thai Eastern Shrimp Association, said the continuous decline in shrimp prices has hurt Thai farmers while benefiting Vietnamese shrimp exports.

Vietnam’s shrimp swims to the bottom like a stone

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VietNamNet Bridge – After catfish, it’s now the brackish shrimp in Mekong Delta which is facing big difficulties.

Basic Principles of Shrimp Farming

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Start culture with biologically treated water and soils of reservoirs and ponds. Use filtered and biologically pretreated water for culture. Stock SPR Post Larvae and when water parameters are optimal. Use Post Larvae densities in accordance to aeration availability. Apply Zero water exchange for bio security. Daily measurement of water quality parameters. Daily monitoring of […]