By Vanessa B. Ramos
The Provincial Government of Cagayan through the Provincial Veterinary Office conducted the Univet Management and Animal Health Care Company (UNAHCO) swine management seminar in cooperation with the Maunlad Poultry Farm and Supply, UNIVET, and Pigrolac on June 23, 2012 at Cagayan National High School old library.
Discussed during the seminar were the ways on how to properly raise swine through feeding management, husbandry management and disease management like disease prevention, biosecurity, disinfection, and vaccination.
Provincial Veterinarian, Dr. Jaime Guillermo extended his appreciation to UNAHCO for the opportunity to introduce innovative technologies and products as well as giving additional knowledge to participants to further improve their business for better income.
UNAHCO Operations Manager Dr. Reynante de la Cruz said that their company will always support the objectives of the Provincial Veterinary Office to deliver services to their swine raisers.
Meanwhile, the participants played pigro bingo and received various prizes like appliances for minor categories, one bag Pigrolac premium hog grower for the 3rd prize, one bag Pigrolac premium hog starter for the 2nd prize and 2 Weanlng Piglets (30 days old) and one bag early wean super start for the grand prize.
Participants from the said seminar were backyard swine raisers from Solana, Enrile, Piat, Tuguegarao City, Peñablanca, and Tuao.