LGU veterinarians, focal persons on livestock, and livestock and poultry inspectors and technicians attend the Provincial Veterinary Office Livestock Consultative Conference held Thursday (Oct 12) at the PVO Office in Bacolod City.
The meeting aims to analyze the current challenges and opportunities for the trade of livestock and to strategize to ensure a consistent and reliable supply of livestock in the province.
PVO Report shows that there is a sufficient supply of pork in Negros Occidental based on the Monthly Slaughterhouse Report, and there is no price increase in pork based on the Weekly Price Monitoring Report. The Swine Industry Recovery Plan of Negros Occidental was also discussed at the meeting.
Under the Swine Industry Recovery Plan of Negros Occidental, Dr. Yasmin Francesca Tan discussed the Guidelines for Restocking including the Procedures for Zone Progression and Local Declaration of ASF-Free Status based on the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI).Meanwhile, Atty. Joselito Jaballa discussed the Livestock Repopulation Plan which includes strategic direction, breeding scheme, strategies, and herd build-up.
Provincial Veterinarian Dr. Placeda Lemana thanked the LGUs for their support and cooperation in the implementation of PVO’s programs and projects.*#AbanseNegrense