Live grading for slaughter carabao
The Philippine National Standard (PNS) on Live grading for slaughter carabao is a
collaborative effort from the Department of Agriculture (DA) interagency spearheaded
by the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) and the Bureau of Agriculture and Fisheries
Product Standards (BAFPS). Other members are from the National Meat Inspection
Service (NMIS), Livestock Development Council (LDC), Philippine Carabao Center
(PCC); academe represented by the University of the Philippines, Los Baños-Animal
and Dairy Sciences Cluster, private sectors represented by Monterey Foods Corp.
and livestock traders represented by the Philippine Livestock and Poultry Multipurpose
Cooperative (PLMPC) created as Technical Working Group (TWG) pursuant
to DA Special Order No. 272 Series of 2008.