ANTIQUE NEWS

PVO provides services to LGUs

SAN JOSE, Antique, Nov. 30 (PIA6) -- The Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) has provided municipalities in Antique with a variety of services this year.

Under its Veterinary and Extension Division, the PVO has extended services such as vaccination, deworming and treatment of farm animals, said Veterinary Officer Dr. Romeo Magdato during the flag raising ceremony at the EBJ Freedom Park, San Jose Town on November 27.

A total of 990 clients benefited from the PVO administering vaccination to some farm animals, particularly 11,877 poultry, 1,129 cattle, 579 carabaos, 94 swine and 17 goats, as of November.

Meanwhile, animal diseases were treated and the breakdown are as follows: 3,469 poultry, 791 for swine, 548 for cattle, 270 heads for carabaos, 246 goats and 161 of dogs. A total of 1,258 clients were served.

“The office is maximizing its manpower resources to ensure effective and efficient delivery of basic services to each clientele in the province,” said Magdato.

These were done to walk-in clients at their office also on scheduled dates in barangays and on-call basis, he added.

Further, there were 12,458 animals, composed of livestock, poultry and pet animals were dewormed, to eliminate endoparasites and ectoparasites.

PVO also extended technical assistance, giving vitamins and minerals supplementation to 3,135 poultry; 2,471 swine; 1,019 cattle; 346 goats and 250 carabaos.

About 1,121 clients were given technical assistance, said Magdato.

PVO likewise allocated a budget for anthelmentic drugs to address the marginalized farmers’ concerns on animal parasites. (JCM/CBA/PIA6-Antique)

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