HARARE, September 7 (The Source) – The government of Botswana says it has donated 473,200 doses of foot and mouth disease (FMD) vaccine to Zimbabwe to help contain the outbreak to stop it from spreading across the borders.
HARARE, March 21 (The Source) – The Zimbabwe Association of Dairy Farmers (ZADF) said on Monday milk production was up 18 percent to 5.2 million litres in January 2016 compared to the same month last year. The rise was attributed to increased yields per cow… Read More
BULAWAYO, February 1 (The Source)—Agriculture deputy minister Paddy Zhanda has urged farmers to destock after 7,000 cattle died in the south of Zimbabwe in the severest drought to hit the nation since 1992. Zimbabwe, like most of the region, is facing a severe drought due… Read More
GWERU, April 23 (The Source) – The veterinary services department in the Midlands has suspended cattle trade in parts of the province due to a suspected outbreak of foot and mouth disease, an official said on Thursday. “We have resolved that we totally suspend all… Read More
BULAWAYO, July 31 (The Source) – Livestock auctioneers, Cattle Company Sales (CC Sales) cattle sales held steady in the first half of the year despite poor liquidity in the economy, recording a nearly two percent drop, an official has said. CC Sales director, Charles Rundle… Read More
HARARE, July 23 (The Source) – Government is set to embark on a $100 million cattle restocking programme to improve the country’s national herd, Parliament heard on Wednesday. Agriculture minister Joseph Made told the house during a question and answer that the five-year programme has… Read More