‘Director of Livestock’ loud! Not thinking of quitting, citing the cholera of pigs Ready to go full work
Veterinarian Sorawit Thanito, Director-General of the Department of Livestock Development Revealed the issue that the Department of Livestock Development has covered the disease information.Pork Cholera or cholera Africa in pigs (ASF) to encourage large pig farmers that this is not true. because of the shepherd The large pigs are in the standard farm system. and the business of this group of entrepreneurs can continue As for the issue of allegations that livestock favors large exports Able to show the information that there are only middle pig raisers. and minor only where pork is exported to Cambodia and Vietnam
Veterinarian Sorawit said that in the case of farmers getting rid of pigs by putting them in a jar in Nakhon Pathom province and making fertilizer for sale, they would like farmers to notify the department. When in this case there is a notification after dyeing, the department will also have a retrospective review as to why the department did not inform the department at the time of the incident.
after this has cooperated with related sectors such as the Prime Minister Veterinary Control Farm and the National Swine Raisers Association, etc., with the goal of wanting the remaining pig farmers to suffer as little as possible. Because declaring a disease does not mean that the whole country will experience epidemics. but will be more vigilant If any germs are detected, the department will speed up the announcement of the area control. in order not to spread to other areas further After this, there will be more random checks in all areas as well.
“In the past three years of work, this is not the hardest thing because since taking office in 2018 we have faced African plague in horses (AHS) and lumpieskin. was able to pass and I would like to say that during the past work with intention So I think everyone, including the Minister of Gates and Cooperatives, could see my intention to do my best work. for pig farmers and other animals until his retirement in the next 8 months aand insisted that he would not resign from his position despite being pressured by many parties because I didn’t do anything wrong not corrupt And I’m confident that I’m doing my best.Veterinarian Sorawit said.
Veterinarian Sorawit said As for the export Currently, the export has been stopped according to the Ministry of Commerce’s order. in order to reduce the selling price of pork in the country As for processed products, they can still be exported without problems. In addition, they have prepared a plan to help small farmers. with the GFM farm standard will incentivize them to return to raising pigs again by getting pig insurance. But the details will have to be discussed together again next time.
Veterinarian Sorawit added that, however, it is expected that this expensive pig was not caused by the death of pigs from the epidemic. From the electronic inspection (e-Movement), it was found that the movement of pigs in 2020 and 2021 differed only by 1 million pigs. Pigs are not disappearing from the system 50-60% as they say. Currently, the provincial livestock are checking the real data on how many pigs are missing from the system. Therefore, the policy to control further And it is expected that people will have to consume expensive pork for another 8-12 months.