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Govt secures 600 000 foot and mouth doses

THE Government has secured 600 000 doses for Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and has also started re-erecting game fences at Gonarezhou separating susceptible animal population from wild buffalo to curb the spread of the disease. Authorities have expressed concern...

Villagers could soon use mobile phones to track cattle

Villagers from Murewa and Uzumba burst into laughter as a Cabinet minister told them that government anticipated the use of latest digital technology in herding cattle and doing some household chores as the country fast catches up with the...

Agrifoods exhibits at the Harare Agricultural Show 2018

Agrifoods exhibits at the Harare Agricultural Show 2018. The Managing Director, Wellington E. Chiremba speaks on the company's strategic thrust and share some insights on what the company is offering to farmers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7P_xIVVJjl8

Chicken Inn runs out of chicken

A SHORTAGE of chicken caused the closure of Chicken Inn outlets in Bulawayo yesterday afternoon. Scores of customers at the popular fast food outlet were left stranded by the shutdown. A snap survey by The Chronicle showed that Chicken Inn outlets...

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...

Requirements for Broiler Contract Growing – Irvines zimbabwe

Contract Farming Requirements for Broiler Contract Growing Contract growing chickens for Irvine’s Zimbabwe (IZIM) is when the grower enters into a contract with Irvine’s Zimbabwe to grow broiler chickens on behalf of the company. A nine week cycle is used where...

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) ...

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