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Hog breeders to meet to strengthen industry

by 5m Editor
2 October 2006, at 10:15am

PHILIPPINES - Hog breeders in Negros Occidental will hold the 1st Negros Occidental Hog Congress on November 10 to 12 at the Panaad Stadium in Bacolod City that is intended to come up with a common stand to strengthen the backyard and commercial hog raising industry.

The gathering organized by the Negros Occidental Hog Breeders' Multi-purpose Cooperative, will feature a forum on the different issues and concerns of hog farmers and an organizational meeting to form an alliance of swine raisers. There will also be a Para-Vets Convention as well as seminars, food and exhibit booths, live animals, games, door prizes and fellowship, the group announced yesterday.

Booths of different towns and cities will display agricultural products, including organic crops.

The NOHBMC, which also assists its members in procuring feeds and medicines at a lower costs, has been coordinating its activities with the Province of Negros Occidental, it said.

Source: The Daily Star

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