LGUs in Southern Mindanao up against spread of ASF

DAVAO CITY — The different  local government units  in the key cities and provinces of Southern Mindanao  are doubly working to contain the spread of the  African Swine Fever (ASF)   which has been affecting backyard farmers. On December 2019, the ASF has infected backyard hog raisers in the villages of Davao City, Davao del Norte, Davao Occidental, Davao del Sur, South Cotabato, …

ASF hits another NoCot town as cases climb

COTABATO CITY – A remote village in Arakan town, North Cotabato is the newest addition to areas affected by the infectious African swine fever (ASF) among domestic hogs in the province, prompting the Office of the Provincial Veterinarian (OPVET) to take preventive measures. OPVET Chief Dr. Rufino Sorupia said, one out of the 30 samples recently …

NCot town prohibits the selling of live hogs and meat due to ASF

DAVAO CITY –— A town recently hit by African Swine Fever (ASF) passed an ordinance prohibiting the sale of live hogs and meat. The Barangay Council of Ilian, in Magpet town, North Cotabato passed a resolution early this week restraining residents from selling live pigs, and if caught, shall be penalized to pay P1,500 while …