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Lacson distributes piglets in 5th District

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Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson of Negros Occidental on Wednesday distributed 215 heads of breeder piglets to the six local government units (LGUs) in the fifth district of the province.

The livelihood project was turned over to livestock breeders and members of the Alliance of Hog Raisers Association of Negros Occidental as part of the Provincial Animal Genetic Improvement Program under the Provincial Veterinary Office.

Lacson said the project intends to help secure the income of the local swine breeders and minimize the effects of the coronavirus disease pandemic. (https://bit.ly/2Hk6GsG)

It is also geared to augment the livelihood and local employment opportunities within the community, he added.

The 5th district LGUs are La Castellana, Moises Padilla, Isabela, Binalbagan, and Hinigaran, and Himamaylan.