IDAC launches program aimed at reducing deaths of poultry and implementing bio-security

Saudi Arabia: Sunday, October 03 - 2010 @ 10:53

IDAC laboratories will disclose the details of this technical and medical initiative on the sidelines of Saudi Agricultural Exhibition 2010 which will be held between 4 – 7th October 2010 at Riyadh Exhibition Center. Exhibition visitors will be acquainted with the program and will be able to make inquiries about it and about the initiative and other livestock and vegetarian products.

The 29th International Saudi Agricultural, Irrigation and Industrial Exhibition will bring together the most prominent producers, manufacturers, traders, agents and distributers of agricultural products in addition to renowned officials from the Ministry of Agriculture and other related Saudi Ministries to participate in the biggest agricultural event in the Region. “there is no doubt that our participation in the this exhibition will not only enable us to demonstrate our services, but will also allow us to show the great development we were able to achieve in supporting quality in agriculture, livestock, food and industrial production.” Said the President of IDAC Engineer Haitham bin Abdurrahman Al Tarif.

The President of IDAC added “in the framework of our participation in the exhibition, we are intending to announce the first agricultural program (DAWAJIN) which is aimed at raising the level of the bio-security and reduce infection in poultries in addition to mounting poultry production to the highest level possible.” The president explained that the launching of the program comes at a time when deaths in poultries reached an alarming rate and posed a challenge to the poultry industry in the Kingdom. These deaths according to Engineer Haitham are due to several reasons which can be brought under control through the application of modern scientific biotechnology and medical expertise around the world.”

According to Al Tarif, the program carries out tests for Poultry feed, water and barn environment in farms and also isolation and classification of viruses, examination of micro-organisms that cause infections, isolation and identification of fungi, detect internal parasites, comprehensive analysis of the mycotoxins, counseling for bio- security. “IDAC team” said the president, “will carry out studies on each poultry farm participating in our program and then present periodical reports on the effectiveness of the program in terms of reducing infections and raising the level of production in farms in addition to statistical analysis of each production cycle compared to the previous one.”

Adding that this initiative is in conformity with our commitment t implement our vision in order to contribute to sustainable development in accordance with the highest quality standards and product safety.

IDAC operates the most up-to-date laboratories in the Middle East that could carry out all types of chemical analysis and pathology, providing technical, analytic and integrated consultancy for its customers in the agricultural and food production sectors. These laboratories which were awarded the IZO 9001:2000 and IZO 17025 certificates and also gained official recognition from the Ministries of Commerce and Agriculture in raising the standards of quality and safety of food products in the Kingdom” he added.

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