‘Sentinel pigs’ given to some ASF-affected hog raisers in Kidapawan City


Some small hog raisers affected by African swine flu (ASF) in two barangays in Kidapawan City have received “sentinel pigs.”

The distribution of sentinel pigs to three affected hog raisers in Barangay Mua-an and four in Barangay Paco took place at Sitio Mahayahay, Paco Tuesday, October 12.

“Abot naman sa 9 na alagang baboy ang naipamahagi sa Barangay Mua-an habang abot sa 24 naman ang sa Barangay Paco,” said Kidapawan City Veterinarian Dr. Eugene Gornez.

The Department of Agriculture (DA) Region 12 also gave 30 bags of high quality feeds to the beneficiaries in Mua-an and 80 bags for the Paco beneficiaries, he said.