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Avian flu preventive measures

Last March 21, 2022, Provincial Governor Damian G. Mercado signed an executive order regulating the entry and the movement of all live poultry, poultry-related products and by-products into Southern Leyte and establishing Avian Influenza prevention and control measures.
Temporary ban is imposed on entry of all live poultry and/or wild birds, including day-old chicks, day-old pullets, hatching eggs, ready to lay pullets, ducks and quails from Mainland Luzon (Regions 1, 2, 3, 4A, 5 and Cordillera Administrative Region) to the province for a period of forty-five calendar days. Entry of all live poultry and/or wild birds, including day-old chicks, day-old pullets, hatching eggs, ready to lay pullets, ducks and quails from Mindanao is allowed upon compliance of the following conditions and documentary requirements: Certificate of Avian Influenza Negative Test Result/or Certificate of Avian Influenza Free Status.
Live poultry and/or wild birds, including day-old chicks, day-old pullets, hatching eggs, the ready to lay pullets, ducks and quails may enter the port of Liloan and exits through Silago town.
Silago to Liloan route will be used. Disinfection will be conducted in Silago and Liloan before going to the port of San Ricardo and presentation of: Certificate of Farm Registration with DA-BAI; Certificate of Avian Influenza Negative Test Result/or Certificate of Avian Influenza Free Status; Veterinary Health Certificate issued by licensed farm veterinarian from the sourced farm concurred by the city/municipal/provincial veterinarian with contact number; Veterinary Shipping Permit; Livestock Handler’s Certificate of Registration; and Disinfection Certificate from the farm source, quarantine exit and entry points.
Entry of eggs (table eggs, salted eggs, quail eggs, embryonated eggs (balut) from Luzon, other areas of Visayas and Mindanao in the province is allowed but must present necessary certificates at the checkpoints to help mitigate measures.
All local chief executives are directed to strengthen and implement minimum biosecurity measures in all establishments, slaughterhouses and poultry farms.

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