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Veterinary Service Division

Agricultural Services

Veterinary Services Division
Réduit

Contact Person: Dr D MEENOWA
Position: Principal Agricultural Officer (Veterinary Services)
Tel: (230) 454 1016, 454 1017, 466 6662
Fax: (230) 464-2210
Email: moa-dvs@govmu.org

Main activity: Provision of veterinary services

The main services provided by this division are as follows:

Artificial insemination service for cows, on application at the headquarters or at any regional sub-office. More....

Pregnancy diagnosis for cows. More....

Treatment of animal diseases and difficult calvings for cows, goats, sheep, pigs and poultry.

24 hour service to the breeding community related mainly to cattle, goats, pigs and poultry. One veterinary officer is on call for attending cases which are referred to the division late at night.

Laboratory diagnosis of diseases at the Animal Health Laboratory at Réduit. Breeders of cattle, pigs and poultry may bring material(s) or specimen(s) (e.g sick or dead birds for investigation during office hours.

Sterilisation of animal products (e.g. animal hides, peacock feathers etc.) both imported or for export.

Sale of vaccines. More....

Distribution of drugs to all small livestock breeders both at the headquarter or at regional offices.

Control of mastitis

Provision for quarantine facilities at Réduit (Kennels, catteries) for imported animals which is of three months duration and at Richelieu for cattle and goats to be slaughtered for meat.

Issue of Import Permits for animal and livestock products at the Headquarters.

Notes for the guidance of importation of pet animals into Mauritius

More....

Inspection of livestock and livestock products and issue of veterinary permits for export. More....

Supervision of manufacturing processes in relation to veterinary products for exports (e.g. canned tuna).

The division operates a number of sub-offices. For addresses, phone numbers, contact persons and operating hours, click here.

The services of the division are available on application. Please note that in the case of breeders, a simple telephone call is sufficient for the application. Indicative costs of the services and the fees charged.

 

List of Offices/Sub-offices of Veterinary Services

Location

Region

Office Hours

Tel. No.

Headquarters (Réduit)

Whole Island

24 hrs service

454 1016
454 1017
466 6662
466 6917
466 0881
466 0896

Rose Belle

South & Upper Plaine Wilhems

7.00 to 15.00 hrs

627 7896

627 1342

Abercrombie

North

7.00 to 15.00 hrs

242 9170

240 0551

Flacq

East

7.00 to 15.00 hrs

413 4552

FSC, St. Pierre

West and Central

7.00 to 15.00 hrs

433 3661

 

Fees charged for services of the Division

Service & Characteristic
E.C* (Rs)
Rate* (Rs)
Basis
Artificial Insemination
1,500
2.60
Per insemination
Pregnancy diagnosis
200
Free
Per diagnosis
Treatment of animal diseases
N.A
Free

Treatment of difficult calvings
500
Free
Per treatment
Laboratory diagnosis of diseases
50
Free
Per diagnosis
Sterilisation of animal products
25
10
Per item
Hitchner Vaccine (30 doses)
1.58
 


Hitchner Vaccine (45 doses)
2.37
 


Lasota Vaccine (30 doses)
1.58
 


Lasota Vaccine (45 doses)
2.37
 


Fowl Pox Vaccine (50 doses)
2.63
 


Fowl Pox Vaccine (100 doses)
5.25
 


V4 Vaccines (100 doses)
5.25
 


V4 Vaccines (200 doses)
10.50
 


Vaccine Hog Cholera for pigs
60
Free
Per Vaccine
Anthelmintic (Deworming) drugs for pigs
25
Free
Per head
Iron Injection drugs for pigs
25
Free
Per head
Vitamins and minerals for pigs
25
Free
Per head
Antibiotics for pigs
25
Free
Per head
Bovine T.B Test Vaccine for Cattle
75
Free
Per head
Antiobiotics for cattle sheep and goats
60
Free
Per head
Anthelmintic (Deworming) for cattle, sheep & goats
100
Free
Per head
Vitamins and minerals for cattle, sheep & goats
80
Free
Per head
Control of mastitis
500
Free
Per head
Quarantine facilities for cats and dogs (Per head)
50
15
Per day
Quarantine facilities for birds (Per head)
10
5
Per day
Issue of import Permit for horse
N.A
1,000
Per animal
Issue of Import Permit for cats and dogsIssue of
N.A
500
Per animal
Import Permit for birds
N.A
100
Every 10 birds
Issue of Import Permit for cattle, goats and sheep
N.A
10
Per animal
Issue of Import Permit for any other live animal
N.A
200
Per animal
Issue of Import Permit for meat intended for human consumption
N.A
100
Per permit
Veterinary Clearance fee on landing of animals
100
500
Per landing
Quarantine fees for cattle
100
10
Per head
Quarantine fees for Goats and Sheep
100
2
Per head
Quarantine fees for pigs and rabbits
N.A
30
Per pen
Inspection and analysisof livestock and livestock products for export
1000
Free

Issue of export permit for livestock & livestock products and for fisheries products
2000
Free

Inspection and analysis of imported meat
1000
Free