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SPCA, Top Vets discourages buying pugs and bulldogs

SPCA, Top Vets discourages buying pugs and bulldogs

ZIM’s livestock farmers have warned of a difficult season due to poor rainfall, acute...

ZIMBABWE’s livestock farmers have warned of a difficult season due to poor rainfall, acute veterinary vaccine shortages and stockfeed, among other pressing challenges. BY MTHANDAZO NYONI Forecasts have suggested that the...

Desperate Farmers Sell Cattle For $50 As January Disease Ravages

Farmers in Hwedza are reported to be selling their cattle for as little as $50 to $60 per beast to unsuspecting buyers as the farmers try to escape the effects of January disease. The disease which is also known...

NatFoods profit margins hit by inflation

NATIONAL Foods Holdings (NatFoods) says its profit margins suffered after it failed to raise prices in line with inflation developments in Zimbabwe. In the face of considerable inflation developments in the country over the past two years, the group says...

Cold Storage Company (CSC) has shortlisted a new potential investor to assist in resuscitating...

THE Cold Storage Company (CSC) has shortlisted a new potential investor to assist in resuscitating the troubled firm and is awaiting Government approval to implement the deal, an official has said. In the face of operational constraints, CSC has been...

Farmers warned against moving livestock illegally

The Veterinary Services Department has warned farmers against moving livestock without being issued an animal movement permit saying such tendencies are hampering efforts aimed at containing the spread of diseases. The call comes as the department was recently forced to...

Newcastle outbreak scare rocks Midlands

A SUSPECTED outbreak of the deadly Newcastle disease has been reported in the Midlands district of Mvuma with farmers having already lost a number of chickens in the past six days.Some farmers who spoke to Southern Eye said the...

colds affect Goats

POOR husbandry practices and cold weather in some of Manicaland’s rural and high veld areas have negatively affected efforts to increase goat production in the province, an official has said. This was revealed by director livestock and pastures research...

Govt slashes fishing permits for co-operatives from $800 to $15 per year.

The government has slashed fishing licences for co-operatives in Kanyemba while granting special wildlife hunting permits in response to pleas by the local community. In a move set to resuscitate the Kanyemba fishing industry, the Ministry of Environment, Tourism and...

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