The province’s plan to prevent and control aquatic diseases also aims to enhance the responsibility of farmers and authorities at all levels in preventing and fighting aquatic diseases. At the same time, monitor diseases, treat the environment and warn about the effects of diseases on aquaculture areas throughout the province.
One of the tasks set out in the Plan is to monitor and warn the aquaculture environment. Especially for concentrated cage fish farming areas with a volume of 1,000 m3 above; Monitoring the water environment for aquaculture, but focusing on sturgeon, grass carp, catfish, tilapia, silkworms… raised in cages on the reservoirs of Hoa Binh hydropower and Son La hydropower plants; Check and take samples of hydrological and hydrochemical indicators in the farming environment to serve the warning of aquatic diseases: pH, DO, NH3NO2, COD; Fe…
Sturgeon farming model at Son La hydroelectric lake. Photo: Thanh Nien Newspaper.
Regarding breed quarantine, the Provincial Department of Livestock, Veterinary and Fisheries coordinates with functional forces to strictly control the circulation and transportation of aquatic breeds for consumption in the province. At the same time, aquatic breed production facilities in the province must declare quarantine of aquatic breeds and parent aquatic animals to the veterinary agency no more than 2 days after transporting them to the hatchery production facility. farming facility before sale.
At the same time, inspect and issue certificates of veterinary hygiene eligibility to establishments producing and trading aquatic breeds; industrial aquaculture areas; Veterinary medicine and biological products business establishments according to Circular No. 45/2014/TT-BNNPTNT dated December 3, 2014 of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to strictly manage farming conditions as well as the process of using drugs and chemicals. substances, preparations… used in fisheries in the province.
In addition, the Plan also requires owners of aquaculture facilities (businesses, cooperatives, production facilities, and individual households participating in rearing, seed production and commercial farming) to strictly comply with the regulations. , full regulations on hygiene and epidemic prevention, implementation of records of seed production and farming processes; Control the source of broodstock and control diseases in the facility; Strict implementation of production and breeding processes; commercial farming process; have an environmental protection plan; Strictly comply with State regulations on quarantine, inspection, and disease safety control; Comply with legal regulations on food, chemicals, veterinary drugs, biological products… on the list allowed for circulation in Vietnam; Do not hide epidemics, do not dispose of corpses indiscriminately, or bury aquatic animal corpses according to the instructions of veterinary staff; Timely report to veterinary staff about the epidemic situation, proactively take measures to respond to epidemics, minimize damage caused by epidemics…