publication . Preprint . Other literature type . 1995

Overview of Pigs and Poultry: Specific Livestock Industries, Livestock Diseases and Policies in Thailand

Murphy, Thomas; Tisdell, Clem; Murphy, Thomas; Tisdell, Clem;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 1995
Abstract
The pigs and poultry industries are the major livestock sectors in terms of commercial livestock production in Thailand. The dramatic growth of the Thai economy since the 1960s was spearheaded by rapid expansion of agricultural industries such as the poultry sector and has since generated increased demand for other livestock commodities such as pork. While pigs have traditionally been an important part of the integrated farm system in Thailand, pork production has only recently developed into a promising commercial sector. While small growers once dominated the industry it is now reported that over 80% of the industry is involved in commercial production. While ...
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Medical Subject Headings: parasitic diseases
free text keywords: animal disease, Thailand, livestock, Health Economics and Policy, Livestock Production/Industries, Q18, Q16,, Health Economics and Policy, Livestock Production/Industries, animal disease, Thailand, livestock

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publication . Preprint . Other literature type . 1995

Overview of Pigs and Poultry: Specific Livestock Industries, Livestock Diseases and Policies in Thailand

Murphy, Thomas; Tisdell, Clem; Murphy, Thomas; Tisdell, Clem;