Agri cmte to look into services, projects on animal production
THE City Council committee on agriculture and fisheries and cultural communities chaired by Councilor Jay R. Pascual will look into the Animal Production Accomplishment Report of the City Veterinary Office for June 2022.
As prepared by the Animal Production and Diagnostic Laboratory Division, the office extended various services to 6,951 farmers in the 80 barangays (urban and rural) in the city.
These services include visits to rural farmers for technology transfer, rabies vaccination and registration, hemorrhagic septicemia vaccination, hog cholera vaccination, treatment of animal disease regardless of species, animal dispersal for livelihood, swine, goat, cattle and carabao artificial insemination services, castration and spaying, vitamin supplementation, among others.
A total of 2,336 dogs, 160 cattle, 16 carabaos, 16 horses, 194 sheep/goats, and 16 pigs were vaccinated for anti rabies, hemorrhagic septicemia and hog cholera.
The office also conducted Humane Dog Impounding Seminars in three barangays with a total of 47 participants.
For its special project, the City Vet recorded a total of 160-hectare property planted with forages, and distributed various planting materials to 624 recipient farmers in 17 barangays. (SP/JAOclarit)