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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   

Are You Buying The Right Meat : How to easily tell the beef grade...

i have deliberately omitted some grades here , i will write more on it later , its a shame most people just buy  beef because its labelled a certain standard without even knowing if its the correct beef grade.well...

Beef: Purchasing Cattle Through the Auction – what to look out for and th...

At some point you need to decide what type of cattle you want to purchase; this is based on the intended market. Let’s assume that you’re looking for cattle to graze during the summer. In general, the buyer of...

Cow urine can be used as a low cost alternative to chemical pesticides and...

These days, when people are apprehensive of the negative impacts created by the use of chemical pesticides in agriculture, cattle urine can be a good solution. When fermented for 15 days along with neem (Azadirachta indica), cattle urine can be...

Local Agric App Released maxiFARM : a feed formulation app that calculates mixing ratios...

maxiFARM is a feed formulation app that calculates mixing ratios for your livestock feed ingredients. You can formulate your own livestock feed for any livestock using any suitable ingredients. It comes pre-loaded with data for 32 livestock diets and...

Cattle Rearing a Very Lucrative Business

Cattle’s rearing in Zimbabwe is indeed a lucrative business, because you can make money from every part of cattle (that is: meat, milk, hide, cheese, hooves etc). Despite the lucrative nature of cattle business, it is not so common in...