Issue of January 3, 2021
     
NEWS
Benguet
Kalinga
 
OPINION
 
 
Other Links:
11 hog raisers receive aid
by Ofelia C. Empian

Eleven hog raisers in Benguet affected by the African swine fever received P228,400 cash aid from the provincial government on Dec. 28.

Four of the beneficiaries are from Itogon, three each from La Trinidad and Bokod, and one from Atok.

Provincial Veterinarian Miriam Tiongan the cash aid is the fourth tranche given by the provincial government to ASF-affected hog raisers. Last month, the Capitol also gave P826,700 to 20 swine raisers.

“The assistance is continuing but we hope this would be the last as there is no more budget for financial assistance,” she said, adding there are no new cases of ASF for the province in December.

She urged the farmers to strictly implement biosecurity measures in their farms and to report suspected illnesses in the PVAO.

Biosecurity refers to measures taken to stop the spread or introduction of harmful organisms to humans, animals, and plants.

Hog raisers are told to strengthen biosecurity in their farms such as placing a fence in their farms, putting foot baths at the entrance of the farm, non-entry of fresh pork inside the farm, and proper documentation of acquired new stocks of piglets which should be inspected at the provincial animal quarantine station.

They are also reminded not to feed their pigs with swill or food scraps, which is one of the ways the virus is transmitted.  They should also be wary on who are going in and out of their farms, as they might be hosts of the ASF virus.

Farm owners must also be wary of pig sellers online, as earlier cases of ASF recorded in the province came from online sellers who sold infected piglets to unsuspecting farmers.


Your Ad Here


Better consumer protection urged w/ rise of online biz

Tublay tourism reopen to residents

6 Benguet firms issued show-cause for unpaid royalties

Benguet caretaker wants to enlist as voter of province

Philippine National Police – Police Regional Office – CAR
R.A Gapuz Review Center

Baguio Central University
Baguio Country Club
Benguet Electric Cooperative Inc.
Congressman Mark Go
Data Center of the Philippines of Baguio City, Inc.
Department of Health – CAR
Kings’ College of the Philippines
Mayor Benjamin B. Magalong
Pines City Colleges
Sangguniang Panlungsod
SiTEL
SM City Baguio
Social Security System
Veterans Bank

Albergo Hotel and Residences
Baguio Center Mall
Baguio Water District
C & Triple A Supermart
Congressman Nestor B. Fongwan
Curamed Pharmacy
Department of Agriculture – CAR
Department of Environment and Natural Resources – CAR
Ganza & Solibao Restaurants
GMS Technology
Governor Melchor D. Diclas
John Hay Management Corporation
Mayor Romeo K. Salda
MMS Development Training Center Corporatino
Mother Earth Deli Basket
Philipppine Science High School
Regional Development Council – CAR
Sutherland

Home | About Us | Editorial Policy | Contact Us
News | Opinion | Snapshots | Week's Mail | Obituaries
Copyright © 2007-2015. All Rights Reserved. baguiomidlandcourier.com.ph