P2.76-M dairy facility to operate soon in Kabankalan City
Bacolod City (29 June) -- A P2.76 million dairy building in Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental is now 90 percent finished and may become operational this year.
The building is located on a five hectare Animal Breeding and Genetic Improvement Center site donated by the Negros State College of Agriculture in Crossing Kanding, Brgy. Camingawan and is a joint project of the Kabankalan City and provincial government.
After the installation of the milking machine and equipment, it will start operating with 40 to 60 heads of milking sow to be provided by the Provincial Veterinary Office.
Three more buildings are expected to rise at the compound to house the swine and goat breeding laboratories and poultry.
Kabankalan City Mayor Pedro Zayco, Jr. said the center will benefit NSCA students who can observe at close hand the procedures and techniques in livestock production program. (PIA/cad) [top]