Cattle

Zimbabwe Faces Foot-and-Mouth Disease Outbreak in South, East

Zimbabwe’s veterinary department has placed two districts under quarantine and stopped the movement of all cattle in or out after foot-and-mouth disease was detected in the southern Rutenga region and the Midlands areas of Kwekwe and Redcliff. “We’ve now quarantined...

FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE CONTROL

LIVESTOCK TRANSPORT - VEHICLE CLEANDOWN PROCEDURES  The following is the procedure to be followed to prevent and eliminate Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) virus contamination of livestock transport vehicles.  This is done to prevent mechanical transmission of FMD virus. After transport of...

Irish farmers to create seaweed eating ‘supercows’ in bid to fight climate change

Could seaweed eating supercows help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save the world from climate change? Irish farmers hope so and have welcomed the opportunity to investigate a 2016 study that claims feeding cows small amounts of seaweed along with...

effect of castration on cattle

What is the effect of castration on the future development of an animal?   Castration at a younger age has a bigger effect on growth, than when castration is done at a later age. Castration at the age of three months lengthens the...

Some of the limousine cattle to be sold in Matopos , in pics

  These are beauties, dehorned, hind quarters look big, no ticks in sight, good weight, good breed, look bouncy and healthy, the farmer did a sterling job, who is he or she? to be sld tommorow in matopos imbabwe (28-08-2018) ...

CC Cattle sales to hold first tuli Breed production Sale

CC Cattle sales to hold first tuli Breed production Sale on 31 august 2018

Cattle farmers lose out to an unknown disease

Cattle has been the major store of wealth for most Zimbabwean communal farmers. The livestock industry is also one of the major export contributor for the nation. The industry might face a major set back amid the current challenges as...

blackleg disease outbreak hits zimbabwe – here is what you need to know

Blackleg is an acute, febrile, highly fatal disease of cattle and sheep caused by Clostridium chauvoei and characterized by emphysematous swelling, commonly affecting heavy muscles (clostridial myositis). It is found worldwide. Etiology: C chauvoei is found naturally in the intestinal tract of animals. Spores...

Foot and mouth hits beef supply

Government, through the Veterinary Services Department, has since suspended cattle movement into Harare and this has affected cattle sale, including at one of the country’s major cattle auctions supplying Harare, the CC Sales, in Mt Hampden. The sector is now...

in the field : cattle Uterus prolapse procedure

innocent pagwiwa just posted images doing a Uterus prolapse procedure on some cow