here are the price averages and report for the Mt Hampden CCSales on 11...

GRADE REPORT BY GRADE ($KG)_11-04-2017-MT-HAMPDEN- GRADE DESCRIPTION QTY AVG_KG Av. $/kg 1 SUPER 5 473 1.69 10 BULLING HEIFER 19 317 1.63 11 LONG WEANER HEIFER 9 233 1.64 12 WEANER HEIFER 2 181 1.88 14 COWS & CALVES 6 299 1.29 2 CHOICE 8 395 1.81 3 COMMERCIAL 28 460 1.58 30 COMUN WEANER STEER 7 199 1.41 4 ECONOMY 28 366 1.46 5 MANUFACTURING 8 292 1.35 7 FEEDER STEER 34 315 1.69 8 LONG WEANER STEER 41 232 1.72 9 WEANER STEER 7 173 1.88  

Govt scrapes duty on fertiliser and ammonia gas

Government has suspended duty on imported fertiliser and ammonia gas to ensure adequate supplies of the commodities for the next cropping season. The announcement was made by Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa in an Extraordinary Government Gazette published...

Animal cruelty to attract $200 fine

ANIMAL cruelty, including beating, kicking, overloading, torturing, abandonment, causing unnecessary suffering, terrifying, cruelly tying up, cruelly transporting, using animals for fighting, poisoning will now attract a maximum fine of $200, under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act. The new...

THE Cold Storage Company (CSC) has partnered with a local company to roll...

THE Cold Storage Company (CSC) has partnered with a local fuel company to roll out a restocking and recapitalisation programme, which will see farmers getting heifers on loan basis to grow their herd. The Government is nursing CSC, which is...

tech breakthrough : Artificial Womb Grows Baby Sheep

According to a new study takeing the first step toward an artificial womb, eight fetal lambs continued to develop much like they would have inside their mothers.Over four weeks, their lungs and brains grew, they sprouted wool, opened their...

annual National Bull and Heifer Sale 2017 which will take place on Friday July...

Preparations are at an advanced stage for the prestigious annual National Bull and Heifer Sale 2017 which will take place on Friday July 28 at the Mt Hampden Sale Pens, Lomagundi Road and is expected to attract a large...

The Meteorological Services Department warns of harsh winter season

HARARE – The Meteorological Services Department (Met) has warned of a harsh and biting winter this year. In a forecast yesterday, meteorologist Chenai Sithole advised that those travelling must be weather alert in order to protect themselves from vagaries of the weather. “Mornings and...

moles a challenge in potato farming

Sussie Mundia a local farmer just posted a popular potato pest that has been giving her endless worries she had this to say " Thank God I have managed to kill one of the bager which has been finishing my sweet...

in the field : cattle Uterus prolapse procedure

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