Ten days remain until the end of the foot-and-mouth disease vaccination campaign in the state of Minas Gerais🇧🇷 Country currently 22.2 million heads were vaccinated, which is 88.6% of the vaccination coverage index. With the end of the cycle throughout Minas Gerais, the next step will be to seek international recognition from the World Animal Health Organization (WHO) for a disease-free area without vaccination.
Data has been collected and published previously Instituto Mineiro de Agropecuaria (IMA)endorsement Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA)🇧🇷
To the trade diary, the Minister of State for Agriculture, Livestock and Supply of Minas Gerais, Thales Fernandezhe said Minas will finish the year completely disease-free, and will reach their maximum level of livestock quality🇧🇷
Minas Gerais is about to end a virtuous cycle. A course we have worked here for more than 60 years to achieve Case FMD free zone without vaccination.”
According to the representative of the portfolio, the coverage of vaccination in the final stage is a great benefit for strengthening the state’s official veterinary service. 🇧🇷This fact adds value to the entire animal protein chain.Be it beef, pork, poultry, eggs or fish. this is It opens new markets, values our meat, and undoubtedly generates a very important economy for the ranchers of Minas Gerais and Brazil.🇧🇷
The immune system needs to get to the missing sites
to me IMA Artistic Director, Guilherme Negro Diasa The goal is to achieve 95% coverage, i.e. 25 million head of cattle and buffaloes🇧🇷 This goal enters the vaccination period that was until December 30th🇧🇷 During this period rural producers Immunotherapy applications should be staged, following the corresponding protocols🇧🇷
“The extension was accepted through the map, and in this way, we hope that the immunization device will reach areas that do not exist so that everyone can complete this important step,” Dias explained.
The international seal can qualify livestock and facilitate exports
Still according to Tales Fernandes, with the end of the vaccination cycle across Minas Gerais, the next step is to seek international recognition.
🇧🇷Let us now, finish this course, forward the proposal to the World Organization for Animal Health (WHO)🇧🇷 We have up to two years to get this global recognition. And then we can really enjoy all the work we’ve done and, above all, appreciate the support of the Government of Minas Gerais.“, prediction.
For this stage, the minister stated that An investment of R$52 million made available by the Instituto Mineiro de Agropiquarea allowed the State of Minas Gerais to end this campaign period.
“The investment has also allowed, now, basically, the start of inspection work with passive surveillance and active surveillance, which are two very important things, to start. This happens because we will not have the vaccination in the country and we need more and more the support of rural producers in this regard to fight the disease, ”he said.
after vaccinations are given, Producers must complete a declaration certifying that orders have been fulfilled by the 30th of this month. To fill, it is necessary to access a file Form available at location From the Instituto Mineiro de Agropecuária🇧🇷
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