Better strategy for cattle farming


I AM a retired veterinarian who once worked as a senior government official in a neighbouring country. I took part in the planning and implementation of a major cattle feedlot for that country, where a Malaysian businessman is a co-owner, and the enterprise is still thriving.

The failure of the National Feedlot Corporation (NFC) despite strong support from the past government is embarrassing. The NFC was supposed to develop a sustainable beef industry in the country for national food security but it failed.

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