China News Service, January 19, according to the website of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, on January 19, the General Office of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs issued the "Notice on Doing a Good Job in Animal Epidemic Prevention and Stable Production and Supply of Livestock Products in High-risk Areas of the New Coronary Pneumonia Epidemic" (below Referred to as "Notice").

The "Notice" emphasizes that local agricultural and rural departments must use a high degree of political responsibility to effectively stabilize the production and supply of livestock products during the prevention and control of the new crown pneumonia epidemic. Agricultural and rural departments in medium and high-risk areas must formulate detailed work plans and implement various Responsibility measures, strengthen the management of contracted farms and households in epidemic-related villages, strengthen overall coordination, help farm households solve the difficulties and problems encountered in production, and promote the stable and orderly development of animal husbandry.

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  The "Notice" pointed out that the recent outbreak of new crown pneumonia in rural areas or urban-rural areas in Hebei, Jilin, Heilongjiang and other places has highlighted the difficulties in production and operation of some farms.

Local agricultural and rural departments shall, in accordance with the deployment requirements of the joint prevention and control mechanism of the State Council, under the leadership of the local party committee and government, coordinate the prevention and control of animal epidemics and animal husbandry production in high-risk areas to ensure the market supply of livestock products.

  The "Notice" requires that villages involved in the epidemic in medium and high-risk areas shall, under the premise of strictly preventing and controlling the new crown pneumonia epidemic, arrange for personnel with negative nucleic acid tests to conduct livestock and poultry breeding and animal epidemic prevention, and other personnel shall not enter or leave the production area or livestock house. Closed breeding and management of livestock and poultry.

Implement measures such as monitoring and investigating animal epidemics, compulsory immunization, harmless treatment of dead animals and poultry, management and disinfection of transportation vehicles for livestock and poultry and their products, focusing on strengthening the comprehensive disinfection of livestock and poultry breeding sites in affected villages.

Ensure the smooth flow of production materials such as young livestock and poultry, breeding livestock and poultry, feed, veterinary drugs, and include slaughtered livestock and poultry and meat, egg and milk products into the scope of daily necessities during the epidemic prevention and control period.

Livestock and poultry slated for slaughter in medium- and high-risk areas shall be transported "point-to-point" after passing the quarantine.