Courtesy Meeting with Livestock and Poultry Sector (December 6, 2022)

Author: DA-AFID | 9 December 2022

Department of Agriculture Senior Undersecretary Domingo F. Panganiban met with the group of livestock and poultry key industry players, headed by Agricultural Sector Alliance of the Philippines, Inc. (AGAP) Partylist Representative Nicanor M. Briones, on December 6, 2022.

The meeting was also attended by representatives of the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) and the Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Service (DA-AMAS).

During the meeting, the group discussed various issues concerning the livestock and poultry industry such as importation, updating of the Egg Development Plan, and vaccinations for hog and chickens.

The Batangas Egg Producers Multipurpose Cooperative (BEPCO) also presented their products which include pasteurized liquid egg yolk with pure white and frozen variants, ready-to-eat roasted eggs, and egg powder in three variants. Aside from these, the cooperative develops other products such as processed chicken manure, eggshell fertilizer, egg mixes, and ready-to-drink protein drinks. The group is seeking assistance for the promotion, marketing, and possible assistance for procurement of additional processing equipment. ### (photos by Alan Jay Jacalan, DA-AFID)