|Animal Health and Epidemiology|
The Veterinary Officers and Animal Health Assistants routinely visit the Government Livestock Station at Greenland to check on the health of livestock and to carry out basic herd health procedures, such as deworming, dehorning, hoof trimming, etc. The Animal Health Assistants, who report to the Veterinary Officer, handle simple treatments. The Veterinary Officer is ultimately responsible for medical and surgical procedures on the livestock station.
The Veterinary Officers and Animal Health Assistants are also responsible for:
There has not been an outbreak of a major animal disease in Barbados since 1976.
Main Office, The Pine, St. Michael – Monday to Friday 8:15am to 4:30pm excluding public holidays
Main Office, The Pine, St. Michael - (246) 427-5073 or 427-5492