Posts Tagged Hog raisers

Meat vendors eye ‘pork, chicken holiday’ amid 60-day price cap

Marje Pelayo   •   February 7, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The implementation of the 60-day price ceiling on pork and chicken products in Metro Manila will take effect on Monday (February 8). However, several stakeholders in the...

DA eyes transporting pork products from Mindanao to stabilize supply, prices

Robie de Guzman   •   April 30, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) said it is planning to transport surplus pork products in Mindanao to Visayas and Luzon to help stabilize the supply and prices...

DA to probe how ASF reached Davao Occidental

Maris Federez   •   February 4, 2020

MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Agriculture (DA) is set to conduct an investigation that will trace how the African Swine Fever (ASF) reached the province of Davao Occidental. Agriculture Secretary William...

President approves use of remaining contingency fund to aid hog raisers affected by ASF

Maris Federez   •   November 7, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the use of the remaining of the contingency fund of his office to extend assistance to the hog raisers who were affected...

MinDA Sec. Piñol calls for ban on pork entry, swill feeding across Mindanao

Marje Pelayo   •   September 26, 2019

DAVAO CITY – All local government units (LGUs) across the Mindanao Region are urged to issue an executive order banning the entry of pork into their territories from areas affected...

DA shells out initial P60M for hog raisers affected by ASF

Marje Pelayo   •   September 25, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) has allotted an initial amount of P60M to fund a loan program for hog raisers affected by the African Swine Fever (ASF)...

Hog raisers in Mindanao want quarantine wall vs ASF

Robie de Guzman   •   September 19, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Hog raisers in Mindanao are recommending the establishment of a quarantine wall to block the entry of the African Swine Fever (AFS) virus in the region. During...

Using gas chamber to euthanize virus-infected hogs is illegal — PETA

Marje Pelayo   •   August 28, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Hog raisers in Antipolo City are complaining of massive loss in income due to the culling operations organized by the Department of Agriculture (DA) in their area....

DA to compensate hog raisers in Antipolo City after culling operations

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 26, 2019

The Department of Agriculture (DA) will compensate the hog raisers in Barangay Cupang, Antipolo City after conducting culling operations. Several of the small-time hog raisers complained that their pigs were...

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