The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, Rural Transformation, Industry and Labour has announced that from Monday, 9th October, 2023 livestock farmers can register to receive subsidies on a one-week supply of feed every fortnight.
According to Chief Veterinary Officer Dr. Kathian Hackshaw, farmers are required to register, obtain a voucher which will be used to purchase the feeds at the discounted prices at the Eastern Caribbean Group of Companies (ECGC)
The deduction in prices is as follows:
Ten dollars ($10.00) off each sack of Poultry feed
Twelve dollars ($12.00) off each sack of Pig feed
Eight dollars ($8.00) off each sack of General Purpose feed
Livestock farmers are advised to register at the following locations and times:
The Veterinary Division at the Ministry of Agriculture, the New Grounds, Dumbarton, Wallilabou and Rivulet Agricultural Stations as well as the Orange Hill Biotechnology Centre from Monday, October 9 to Thursday, October 12, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Farmers are required to take along their farmer’s identification card.
Also, farmers will be called to collect the vouchers when they are processed.
SOURCE: Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, Rural Transformation, Industry and Labour