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21 April 2010
View news from Philippines Optimism Expressed For Philippines' Livestock Sector
PHILIPPINES - The Department for Agriculture (DA) sees bright prospects for the country's livestock industries....
13 April 2010
View news from Philippines Challenge To Protect Livestock Sector From Disease
PHILIPPINES - Philippine Agriculture Secretary Bernie Fondevilla has ordered the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) to protect the livestock and poultry industries from diseases....
03 February 2010
View news from Philippines More Output From Philippines Agriculture In 2009
PHILIPPINES - The report Performance of Philippine Agriculture January-December 2009, indicates increases in output from the pig, poultry and cattle sectors, while adverse weather caused a fall in the value of fisheries production from the 2008 level....
20 October 2009
View news from Philippines Govt Seeks FMD-free Status for Luzon Provinces
PHILIPPINES - The government will apply for a foot and mouth disease (FMD)-free certification to the World Organization for Animal Health (also known by its French acronym OIE) late this year, an Agriculture official said yesterday. ...
03 September 2009
View news from Philippines New Dairy Building Opened in Kabankalan
PHILIPPINES - A new dairy cattle building has been inaugurated at the five-hectare Animal Breeding and Genetic Improvement Center of Negros State College of Agriculture (NSCA) in Kabankalan City....
28 May 2009
View news from Philippines Philippines Lifts Import Ban on Netherlands' Beef
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines has lifted the ban on beef and beef products from the Netherlands, following confirmation from the Office International des Epizooties (OIE) that the country has contained BSE....
07 April 2009
View news from Philippines DA Bans Cattle Imports from Egypt
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture on Tuesday temporarily banned imports of cattle and other animals susceptible to the foot-and-mouth disease from Egypt as part of the continuing government drive to keep the Philippines safe from FMD. ...
06 April 2009
View news from Philippines Philippines Disease restrictions
PHILIPPINES - Enforcement agents of the Bureau of Customs will be on alert against imported cattle and meat products from Taiwan and Lebanon following the reported outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the two countries....
02 April 2009
View news from Philippines Philippines Ban Pigs and Cattle from Taiwan and Lebanon
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture (DA) has banned the importation of cattle and other animals from Taiwan and Lebanon following the outbreaks of the food and mouth disease (FMD) in those countries....
02 February 2009
View news from Philippines Philippines Seeks FMD Free Status
PHILIPPINES - The government last week submitted its application to the World Organization for Animal Health (also known for its French acronym OIE) to remove most parts of Luzon island in the list of areas with foot and mouth disease (FMD), which would...
27 January 2009
View news from Philippines Philippines in Search of Milk
PHILIPPINES - The Philippine imports raw milk largely from New Zealand, Australia and the United States amounting to US $ 400 M to $ 500M every year where this goes into processing for commercial reconstituted milk and other dairy products with the overall...
23 January 2009
View news from Philippines Philippines Plight to Bring Self Sufficiently to Dairy
PHILIPPINES - A move to import hundreds of dairy animals from New Zealand reflects the serious manifestation of the National Government to increase the nation's self sufficiency rate in milk production pegged at only six percent as of last year....
12 November 2008
View news from Philippines Philippines Presses for FMD-free Status
PHILIPPINES - The Philippine will submit next month documents required by the World Organization for Animal Health for foot and mouth disease (FMD)-free certification of Luzon — the remaining area of the country that has not been declared as such,...
05 September 2008
View news from Philippines Philippines Internationally Accredited FMD Free
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines will soon break into the livestock export market as the country is about to be globally declared foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) free said Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap. ...
03 September 2008
View news from Philippines Capiz Livestock and Poultry Inventory
PHILIPPINES - About 280,778 heads of various livestocks have been recorded by the Bureau of Agricultural Statistics (BAS) – Capiz in view of its livestock and poultry inventory as of January 1 this year to determine the status of farm animals in the...
24 July 2008
View news from Philippines Buffalo Imports Threaten Philippine Livestock
PHILIPPINES - A decision made by the Philippines Department of Agriculture to open the market to buffalo meat importation may adversely effect the rest of the livestock industry, whilst also posing a serious threat of disease. ...
07 November 2007
View news from Philippines Cebu City Gets Tough On Cruelty
CEBU CITY - This city is the first local government unit (LGU) in the country that has passed an ordinance against cruelty to animals using forced oral drenching method before slaughter even before RA 8485 otherwise known as the Animal Welfare Act of...
11 October 2007
View news from Philippines Scientists Eye More Milk Through Cloned Buffaloes
THE PHILLIPINES - After its success in cloning the first water buffalo in southeast Asia, Filipino scientists are trying to improve the genetic make up of this animal and even seeing it as an alternative to increase the supply of milk to eventually decrease...
16 March 2007
View news from Philippines Dairy industry self-sufficiency seen with P3.7 B-investment
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines doesn’t need to forever depend on importing dairy products costing it P27.5 billion yearly if only it invests P3.67 billion for 25,000 purebred dairy buffaloes to achieve self-sufficiency in 10 years. ...
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