Philippine layer duck breed boosts egg production


A locally developed breed of layer ducks is helping Philippine duck egg farmers boost production. The Itik Pinas (IP) Kayumanggi, developed under a 10-year breeding program by the Bureau of Animal Industry and later the Department of Science and Technology, can produce up to 250 eggs per year. Dr A...

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Editor, Asian Pork Magazine, Manila, Philippines. Isa wrote a comprehensive report on how vaccinations work or fail, the types and trends in the article, ‘Vaccination essential for disease prevention, but not a silver bullet’.