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10 cattle have been put down in Shamva and Centenary after being illegally moved...

10 cattle have been put down in Shamva and Centenary after being illegally moved in defiance of a quarantine order placed on Rushinga and Mount Darwin districts to curb an outbreak of foot and mouth disease. The Veterinary Services Department...

Tick borne infected Beef on the market : ZIMBABWE

Minister of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Perrance Shiri has warned people buying and selling meat from cattle affected by a tick-borne disease that they face arrest. This follows reports circulating on social media suggesting that villagers are selling meat...

ZIMBABWE looses at least 3 430 cattle to tick-borne diseases between November 2017 and...

ZIMBABWE has lost at least 3 430 cattle to tick-borne diseases between November 2017 and May 2018, with Mashonaland East recording the highest deaths. According to the Department of Veterinary Services farmers are losing cattle to Theileriosis (popularly known as...

GOVERNMENT is not issuing any permits for importation of chickens, Lands, Agriculture and Rural...

GOVERNMENT is not issuing any permits for importation of chickens, Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Minister, Perrance Shiri, has said. “Permits are issued under my signature and so far we have not given anyone such permits. Unless of course you...

SPCA Warns : Dog meat peddlers resurface

Bulawayo City Council and an animal rights body have warned the public to desist from buying meat from the street amid fears that dog meat vendors could be back on the market. The warning comes after three men were...

Poultry meat sector improves-increase in the number of broiler breeder birds to 574 000

AN aggressive restocking of breeder birds by the poultry industry since the outbreak of Avian Influenza (AI) last year has seen an increase of pre-laying broiler breeder birds from 130 000 in September 2017 to 306 000 in March...

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...

Foreign Currency Shortage still a challenge on Day Old Chicken Imports

Zimbabwe Stock Exchange listed company, Innscor Africa Limited operations, says the volumes of processed chicken has normalised, but constant supply might be hampered by the acute foreign currency shortages in the country Forex shortages has also negatively impacted on the...

here are the requirements for command livestock – As registration begins

THE Government has started registering farmers under the Special Livestock, Fisheries and Wildlife Programme. Agriculture, Lands and Rural Resettlement Deputy Minister Davis Marapira confirmed that registering of farmers who intend to benefit under the Special Livestock, Fisheries and Wildlife Programme...
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Cattle thieves on the loose soon after presidential pardon

This is still unverified , however somewhere in zimbabwe , there has been an attack to farmers whereby thieves come and skin cattle leaving hides and bones and loot the rest , farmers be on the alert     see video...

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