This came after African Swine Fever (ASF) incidence were confirmed in Davao Occidental and two barangays in Calinan, Davao City.
Secretary Dar says President Duterte has order LGUs to comply with ASF Zoning Plan.
He said decision on restrictiobs on animal movement should be science-based which refers to confirmatory tests and biosecurity measures.
Under the zoning plan, provinces and regions will be classified based on their ASF status, which entail corresponding guidelines on the extent of movement and sales of hogs.
It is also a way not to disrupt trade among provinces particularly among ASF- free areas.| via Agri Info Davao