Pigs being unloaded into Tsuen Wan slaughterhouse, which has been closed since Saturday after an African swine fever case elsewhere in Hong Kong. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong pig farmers threaten to release their hogs at government headquarters if Tsuen Wan slaughterhouse is not reopened

  • Farmers say closure of privately owned facility, which has not been affected by African swine fever, has left 1,000 pigs ‘stranded’ on farms
  • The government says it will write to the slaughterhouse and take action if it finds the operators are in breach of their licence
Topic |   Food and agriculture

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Pigs being unloaded into Tsuen Wan slaughterhouse, which has been closed since Saturday after an African swine fever case elsewhere in Hong Kong. Photo: Handout
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