Wednesday, April 21, 2021

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Ministry implements anti-corruption policy

KUCHING: Ministry of Modernisation of Agriculture, Native Land and Regional Development permanent secretary Edwin Abit hopes that their Organisational Anti-Corruption Plan (OACP) will be applied in the daily tasks and work culture of all staff within the ministry, including...

Don’t adopt strays with unknown vaccination status

KUCHING: Animal lovers should stop collecting or adopting strays with unknown vaccination status or source. Department of Veterinary Services Sarawak (DVSS) director Dr Adrian Susin Ambud said all dogs must be vaccinated with the anti-rabies vaccine in accordance with the...

67 rabies-risk areas in Sarawak

SIBU: The Sarawak Veterinary Services Department (DVSS) has identified 67 rabies-risk areas in the state. This scary fact was made known by the director, Dr Adrian Susin, who pointed out that one of the 67 is Sibu district. “This is one...

Need to control movement of wild pigs

KUCHING: Measures to control the movement of wild pigs from Sabah to Sarawak need to be looked into, as this is one of the main means in which African Swine Fever (ASF) spreads. Sarawak Livestock Breeders Association secretary Dr Ng...

Clamping down on illegal trading of bearded pigs

KUCHING: The Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) is planning to clamp down on the illegal trading of bearded pigs in markets in Sarawak to prevent the spread of the African Swine Fever (ASF). This came following the state’s ban on import...

Greater surveillance for African Swine Fever at points of entry required

KUCHING: Greater surveillance at the state’s points of entry is required to prevent the potential spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) into Sarawak through incoming pork products. This pertains to situations where consumers nowadays are easily purchasing food products from...

Enough pork supply in Sarawak

KUCHING: Department of Veterinary Services Sarawak (DVSS) director Dr Adrian Susin Ambud has assured that Sarawak has sufficient supply of pork to meet local demand. “In fact, we export 2,000 live pigs weekly to Singapore. Therefore, there is no need...

Owners urged to vaccinate their dogs against rabies

SIBU: Dog owners here have been told to be a more responsible for their animals after 10 more places have been declared as rabies-infected areas. The Department of Veterinary Services Sarawak (DVSS) last June 13 announced that these 10 places...

10 new Sibu rabies-infected areas

KUCHING: Another 10 areas in Sibu have been declared rabies-infected as of Saturday. The Department of Veterinary Services Sarawak (DVSS) said the new areas are Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Lorong Permai Timur, Kampung Bahagia Jaya Teku, Sibujaya, Batu 1⁄2 Jalan...

73 pct of dogs vaccinated

KUCHING: To date the Department of Veterinary Services Sarawak (DVSS) has accumulatively vaccinated more than 149,000 dogs throughout the state. "The figure is 73 per cent of the vaccination coverage which is estimated at 205,000 dogs,” said its director Dr Adrian Susin Ambud. "DVSS has achieved...
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