Having traded in all kinds of jobs, with the desire to get rich in his own hometown, Chinh decided to return home to start a business with his son. After nearly 2 years, he has achieved unexpected results.
Mr. Nguyen Gia Chinh (40 years old, living in Dong Hoa village, Tan Dan commune, Duc Tho district, Ha Tinh province) was born in a poor farmer family , had to leave his hometown to start a business early. In 2020, he was introduced by his friends to visit the goat farming model in Quang Ngai province. Seeing that the conditions for raising this animal are quite suitable in his hometown, he decided to return to start a business.
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“I also struggled and struggled in many provinces and cities in the South and the North, longing to return to my hometown to settle down and get rich in my own land. It was suitable, so he decided to return to his hometown to make a career with this type of animal,” Chinh said.
After having fully prepared the conditions, Mr. Chinh began to implement his fostering project. At the beginning of 2021, he bought 100 broodstock to try farming in Dong Hoa village, Tan Dan commune, in the form of a farm. Over time, the herd of bats grows and develops healthily, giving high economic efficiency.
“The work of raising bats is not too complicated. The food of this species is bamboo, cork, corn, sugarcane, elephant grass… all of which are easily available locally. The biggest advantage is that they don’t need to drink water. , only eat one meal a day in the evening, so the amount of waste is very small and clean.In particular, there are few diseases, no environmental pollution. the baby is easy to get sick,” Chinh shared.
The animal cage is also designed simply, can be built of concrete or use floor tiles attached together in size 60x60cm, airtight, low noise, not exposed to direct sunlight. Bats have the characteristic of preferring to be in low light, the more secluded the rearing area, the faster they grow.
According to Mr. Chinh, to successfully raise a dog, it requires the owner to be really dedicated and to monitor the animals regularly. The time to separate the cubs and pair the parents must be calculated accordingly. The selection of pairing also needs to be noted, males and females are not of the same bloodline, the quality and quantity of offspring are higher. On average, each year, the female herd gives birth to 3-4 litters, each litter 2-3 children. After nearly 2 years of working with the profession, Mr. Chinh increased the total herd from the original 100 to more than 500, of which more than 200 were mother’s.
“Picklings are about 2-3 months old, reaching weight 400-500g, and can sell seeds 1-1.2 million VND/pair. For commercial pups, rearing time is 6-7 months, can reach weight. 1.2-1.8kg/head, selling for about 500,000 thousand VND/kg On average, every year, after deducting all expenses, I earn nearly 500 million VND. This is an achievement that I have never seen before. expected,” said Nguyen Gia Chinh.($1=25,000 VND)
Not only improving the family’s income, he also created jobs for 2 local workers with a salary of 6 million VND/person/month . Chinh also said that in the near future he will expand the scale of the farm, and is willing to share his experience of raising this animal with people.
Mr. Tran Van Kinh, Chairman of Tan Dan Commune Farmers’ Association, said that Mr. Nguyen Gia Chinh’s model of rearing is a new model in the locality. Through evaluation, the model brings good efficiency, low investment cost, does not need a lot of area, does not pollute the environment, but the economic value is very high.
“This is the largest model of pole farming in the locality. Currently, the output is favorable and the price is favorable, so it has brought a high and stable source of income for the family. Compared to rice farming, pole farming brings income. 50-60 times higher,” Kinh said
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