The second phase of the vaccination campaign against foot-and-mouth disease will continue until November 30th. At this stage, about 13.6 million cattle and buffaloes, up to 24 months of age, should be vaccinated in Mato Grosso.
According to the president of the Mato Grosso (Fesa) Animal Fertility Fund and Mato Grosso (Acrimat) Marco Tulio Duarte Soares, this is a very important moment for the production sector, given the past years. "We are exporting the market to our products thanks to the recognition of this business, we are exporting to another 150 countries. And vaccination rates show the commitment of agricultural defense and the responsibility of the productive sector," the president said during the official launch of the campaign in the past 30 years in Rondonopolis.
2nd stage of vaccination against foot and mouth disease from 01 to 30 November – Photo: Felipe Barros
Daniela Bueno, president of the Mato Grosso Institute of Agriculture (INDEA / MT), recalls that after the immunization of the herd, the producer must declare the vaccination with the number of animals by age and sex, the Vaccine Purchaser and present in Indeja your municipality, by December 10 .
However, in the properties placed in mato-brutal low Pantanal, it is mandatory to immunize all cattle and buffalo from sucking until it expires. The deadline is November 1st to December 15th for vaccination and transfer of vaccination from Inde.
A fine for those who do not carry out the vaccination of herds during the campaign period is 1 UPF (Standard fiscal unit) per head of unvaccinated cattle. A discontinuing manufacturer is not able to issue an Animal Transit Guide (GTA) for at least 30 days.
Marco Tulio Duarte Soares – President Fes and Acrimat – Photo: Felipe Barros
Joint efforts between members of the production chain and federal government have established the Strategic Plan 2017-2026 of the National Program for the Prevention of Foot and Mouth Disease (PNEFA), which foresees the implementation of vaccine withdrawal activities by 2023. Brazil has been recognized by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) as a country with no vaccine vaccine in May this year.
The last occurrence of foot-and-mouth disease in Mato Grosso was recorded in 1996. According to PNEFA, the latest vaccination to be conducted in Mato Grosso will be in May 2021, but by 2019, the last vaccination will have about 300 thousand animals. "We are starting to withdraw the vaccine, but by then we have to continue with vaccination rates above 99% to ensure the export market is free from disease and competent in what we do," explained Inde.
President of Inde / MT – Daniela Bueno – Photo: Felipe Barros
BRUKELOZA – The producer can use herd management to vaccinate women aged 3 to 08 months against brucellosis. The second phase of the campaign began on July 1 and lasts until December 31. The vaccination must be done only once. Communication must be carried out by January 10, 2019 in the offices of Inde. Vaccination is prohibited in men of any age and women older than eight months. Females immunized with RB51 should receive a mark with the letter "V" on the left side of the face. Members immunized with B19 should be given the last digit of the vaccination year, for example: "8", last digit 2018. The vaccination must be performed by a veterinarian or vaccine under his supervision.
Vaccinate the flock to November 30 – Photo: Felipe Barros
Mato Grosso without foot and foot disease – Photo by: Felipe Barros
Starting the 2nd stage of vaccination against foot-and-mouth disease – Photo: Felipe Barros