Thousands of pigs and ducks die after drowning in floodwaters in Vietnam (pictures and videos)

Thousands of pigs and thousands of ducks have died after drowning in floodwaters that have already killed more than 50 people in Vietnam.

Around 6,000 pigs at Thong Nhat Farm died, with their bodies floating on the water surface. Thousands of ducks also died due to the floods. Meanwhile, hundreds of other pigs, thousands of chicken are facing the same fate.

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Dead pigs in Vietnam farm after being flooded. via Nongnghiep

More than 6,000 pigs in a farm in the northern central province of Thanh Hoa have drowned in the floods.

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Only about 300 pigs survived the floods in Vietnam. via Nongnghiep

Meanwhile, hundreds of pigs and thousands of chicken in local households are facing the same fate.

The floods have also affected up to 137 hectares of rice, more than 2,500 hectares of maize,1,453 hectares of crops and 1,012 hectares of aquatic farms.

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A farmer trying to gather the dead pigs in Vietnam. via Nongnghiep

Nearly 100 out of 875 farms in Thanh Hoa’s Yen Dinh District have been flooded by the deadly rising waters.

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Surviving pigs swimming around the farmer in Vietnam during October 2017 floods. via Nongnghiep

Thousands of chicken also died due to the floods.

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The floods in Vietnam also killed thousands of chicken. via DTI News

As of late October 12, floods had left 50 dead and missing in northern and central localities, including 12 in Thanh Hoa Province.

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