Biosafety and management
The course on training for biosafety and management of African swine fever, organized by the veterinary department of Ats Bergamo, in collaboration with the Lombardy Region - agriculture, forestry, hunting and fishing structure, the provincial police and the organization by Federcaccia Bergamo. Each evening will last two hours, from 20.30pm to 22.30pm, and will be free and without reservation. It starts from the municipal auditorium of Sarnico in via Roma 54 on 30 November, then passing through Casazza on 7 December in the Community hall in piazza San Lorenzo 1, in Ponteranica on 10 December at the municipal auditorium in via Valbona 73 and finally on the 12th December in Albino at the municipal auditorium in via Aldo Moro 2/4. The course is aimed exclusively at wildlife operators and all hunters authorized to harvest wild boar and is mandatory for registration on the Ministry of Health portal as a Bioregulator and to practice wild boar harvesting in Psa restriction zones.
Hunters authorized to harvest
“As Federcaccia Bergamo we took care of the organizational and dissemination aspect of the various meetings, supporting the related costs -explained the President of FIdC Bergamo Michele Bornaghi-. This benefits not only our members, not only the hunters authorized to harvest wild boar in both forms, but also hunting as a whole, because in the event that African swine fever were to spread in our territory, it cannot be ruled out. general limitations on hunting and visiting nature.
Forms of prevention
The bioregulator course is part of the prevention of swine fever and the certificate of attendance at the course is necessary in the event that it were to spread in our territory to implement the collection of wild boar. In order to simplify the registration procedure, interested parties (qualified for hunting and wild boar control) will be able to directly choose which course to participate in by registering directly on site. It is necessary to bring a photocopy of your identity card. Federcaccia Bergamo promptly took action to guarantee the widest possible participation in the free course to protect not only hunting, but the entire population, with particular attention to pig farming" (source: Federcaccia).