THE Provincial Government of Negros Occidental has distributed 156 heads of breeder piglets to local government units (LGUs) in the Third District of Negros Occidental.
Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson led the distribution in Silay City on Wednesday, November 18, 2020.
It was attended by livestock breeders from cities of Silay, Victorias, Talisay and towns of Murcia and E.B. Magalona.
They are also members of the Alliance of Hog Raisers Association of Negros Occidental (Ahrano).
The livelihood project is part of the Provincial Animal Genetic Improvement Program (Pagip) of the provincial government under the Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO).
The PVO also distributed veterinary drugs, supplies and biologics, and allowance for all paravets in the district.
The livelihood program which has been implemented in almost all districts of the province aims to ensure food security and sustainable development in the province.
Present in the activity were Third District Board Members Andrew Montelibano and Manuel Frederick Ko, Silay City Mayor Mark Golez, Murcia Mayor Gerry Rojas, among other local officials, and representatives from private company partners such as Unahco-Pigrolac and Univet Thunderbird. (EPN with Capitol PIO reports)