Update: 22:58 | 27/04/2021
(BGO) – The Department of Animal Health (DoAH) under Ministry of Agricultue and Rural Development (MoARD) on April 26 cooperatated with Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DoARD) and People’s Committee in Yen The district (Bac Giang province) inked the memorandum of understanding among three parties about implementing the project “Building poultry flu and Newcastle free area to chicken in Yen The district in the period 2021 - 2025”.
The project aims to build the poultry flu and Newcastle free area to chicken in Yen The district, ensure sustainable development of animal husbandry, enhance product value, supply safe products to domestic customers as well as export market.
Representatives at the meeting.
It also provides training courses to transfer the technology and communicate to owner of chicken raising facilities, staff in charge of animal husbandry and veterinary, veterinary medicine supplier, owners of poultry slaughtering facilities, traders of poultry and poultry products.
Besides, the participating members will be supported in vaccinating, cleaning the farming environment, taking sample for testing, verifying and certifying the disease safe area, trade promotion and product consumption.
Total implementation cost hits more than 1,383 billion VND (60.1 million USD) including nearly 7.6 billion VND from provincial budget and remaining amount invested by the poultry raising owners.
The province now raises totally more than 15.7 million chicken, in which Yen The district maintains to farm more than 4 million chicken per year.
Representative of the Department of Animal Health, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and People’s Committee in Yen The district ink the memorandum of understanding about project implementation.
To effectively implement the project, the provincial People’s Committee assigned the DoARD to chair and collaborate with the departments and sectors for implementation. Yen The district will prepare detail execution plan and profile to submit to MoARD to certify the poultry flu and Newcastle free area.
Owners of the farming facilities should strictly follow the regulation and instruction of disease prevention, focus all sources to receive the certification of disease free facilities.
The adjacent districts of Tan Yen and Lang Giang must well conduct the disease prevention in the animal and poultry, ensure the annual result of poultry and Newcastle vaccination of over 80 percent and build disease safe area in the upcoming stage.
Representatives visit Manh Ngan Poultry Varieties Cooperative in Rung Dai hamlet, Tam Tien commune, Yen The district.
According to DoAH’s Head Pham Van Dong, the Department was ready to support and collaborate with the province to well implement the project. It was a chance for the province in general and Yen The district in particular to speed up restructuring the animal husbandry with larger scale, switching from household raising models to farming models in close connection with disease prevention and environment protection.
At the same time, the project will help reinforce the veterinary network, build Yen The become disease free area then widespread to the whole province, hence creating various safe products at high quality and competitive price on the market.