SAMAR ISLAND – Selected farmer-partners from the island received poultry, feeds, drugs and biologics during the distribution of Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) interventions last February 12 – 15, 2019.
Distributed were 2,400 heads of chicken layer to Eastern Samar and 1,296 heads to Northern Samar. For the native chicken, 720 heads were given to Northern Samar. The mallard ducks were distributed to the three provinces of Samar: 720 heads for Northern Samar, 480 heads for Eastern Samar and 1,200 heads to Samar.
Last January 31, 2019, the beneficiaries from Northern Samar received 360 bags of layer premium feeds equally distributed to the municipalities of Silvino Lobos and Lope de Vega, Northern Samar.
Also, on February 8, 2019, twenty-one (21) bags of complete fertilizer (14-14-14) were delivered to the Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) in Calbiga, Samar for the use of farmer-partners in the Ube Production Project.
The bottles/vials of drugs and biologics were delivered to Northern Samar and Leyte. These include multivitamins (10), wound spray (20), iron dextran (10), dewormers (100), oxytocine (4) and oxytetracycline (2).
The successive distribution was made possible with the presence of the LGUs from Samar Island, the staff of DA Region 8 and the veterinarians, as inspection committee of the said activity. ###
Writer: Michael F. Dabuet, SAAD RPMSO 8, Information Officer
Editor: Jennifer Valcobero, SAAD NPMO PR & Communications Officer