|The signing ceremony for cooperation in Waguy cow farming between Huy Long An Limited Company and Japan’s Sawai Ranch. — VNA/VNS Photo Bùi Giang|Viet Nam News
LONG AN — Huy Long An Limited Company and Japan’s Sawai Ranch on Sunday signed an agreement for cooperation in Japanese-style Waguy cow farming in the southern province of Long An’s Đức Huệ District.
This is the first time Việt Nam and Japan have cooperated in raising Waguy cow.
Waguy cows would be raised on farms of Huy Long An company following strict process with supervision from Japanese experts to ensure quality.
Waguy beef would be partly sold in the domestic market and partly exported to Japan.
Võ Quang Huy, director of the Huy Long An Limited Company, said the company currently owns one of the largest cow raising farms in Việt Nam with the capacity to raise 30,000 cows.
It was estimated that each Waguy cow could be worth around US$40,000.
Sawai Ranch is experienced in raising Waguy cow under the brand OHMI – one of the three famous Japanese beef brands.
Lê Văn Hoàng, director of Long An Province’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, said the province was promoting the application of high technologies in agricultural development. — VNS