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China’s pork crisis creates bumper payday for small-time farmers willing to take a risk

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]Fujianese farmer Mr Wang started raising pigs in August 2018, the same month an outbreak of African swine fever was reported in the northeastern city of Shenyang.The disease subsequently ripped through China, wiping out millions of livestock through culling or disease and sending pork prices soaring in a country where the meat is a staple part of the daily diet. By some estimates, swine fever will kill one quarter of all the world’s pigs.Wang, however, was one of the lucky ones: 99 per cent of…

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Fujianese farmer Mr Wang started raising pigs in August 2018, the same month an outbreak of African swine fever was reported in the northeastern city of Shenyang.The disease subsequently ripped through China, wiping out millions of livestock through culling or disease and sending pork prices soaring in a country where the meat is a staple part of the daily diet. By some estimates, swine fever will kill one quarter of all the world’s pigs.Wang, however, was one of the lucky ones: 99 per cent of…

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