Friday, August 23, 2019

PVO: NegOcc leads in livestock production

THE Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) of Negros Occidental has been in the forefront of providing excellent veterinary services.

PVO said through the years it has been recognized as an institution that caters to the needs of walk-in clients.

These include securing shipping permits and veterinary health certificates as well as laboratory services aside from various livelihood programs and projects.

“PVO is strategically positioned as it has provided easy access to local shippers especially in terms of issuance of veterinary health certificate,” it also said.

The research and laboratory services are also within public access. In fact, PVO has already extended its services to multiple researchers, students and other clients.

It was able to produce award-winning studies, the press release said.

Being a rich agricultural province, Negros Occidental has been a leader in livestock production services in the country.

The province has established two farms, the Negros First Ranch in Murcia and Provincial Livestock Breeding Center and Dairy Farm in La Carlota City.

Multiplier farms were also established in various localities and are now sources of breeding stocks for dispersal.

Provincial Veterinarian Renante Decena said the animal dispersal program has been strengthened in order to expand the production, increase food supply, and meet demands of the growing consumers in the province.

Decena said PVO also assisted local raisers to improve their stocks through Animal Genetic Improvement Program.

“We continue to expand and improve our services through adoption of technological advancements,” he said, adding that PVO also has committed and highly qualified personnel vital in delivery of various programs and projects (PR)


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