Farmers were forced to think of creative ways to rescue pigs caught in the floods in China’s Henan province. Photo: Simon Song
Farmers were forced to think of creative ways to rescue pigs caught in the floods in China’s Henan province. Photo: Simon Song

China floods: Henan farmers see livelihoods washed away, face African swine fever worries

  • Henan province, which is famous for agriculture, and pork production in particular, was left paralysed by floods last week
  • Many farmers returned to pig raising and expanded their herds to capitalise on high prices after African swine fever swept the country in 2018 and 2019

Farmers were forced to think of creative ways to rescue pigs caught in the floods in China’s Henan province. Photo: Simon Song
Farmers were forced to think of creative ways to rescue pigs caught in the floods in China’s Henan province. Photo: Simon Song
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