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Monday, July 28, 2014
Botswana Vaccinates Cattle to Prevent Spread of FMD
BOTSWANA - The country's veterinary authorities have reported that ing vaccination of cattle around the foot and mouth disease outbreak is continuing....
Monday, June 30, 2014
FMD Reported in Vaccinated Cattle in Northern Botswana
BOTSWANA - Foot and Mouth Disease has been found in herd of routinely vaccinated cattle in the north of the country....
Monday, December 23, 2013
Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak in Botswana
BOTSWANA - The country's veterinary authorities have reported another outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Ngamiland affecting cattle in communal grazing areas....
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
OIE: Antelope in Latest Botswana Foot and Mouth Outbreak
BOTSWANA – Eleven cases of FMD disease have been confirmed in Impala and Greater Kudu species in the Francistown region, according to reports from the World Organisation for Animal Health. ...
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
FMD Outbreak Reported in Botswana's Maun
BOTSWANA - Botswana's veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease at a farm in Maun, affecting cattle and sheep/goats....
Monday, September 26, 2011
OIE: FMD Outbreak In Botswana
BOTSWANA - An outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) has been reported to the OIE by Dr Kgoseitsile Phillemon-Motsu, Director, Department of Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture , Gaborone, Botswana....
Tuesday, June 07, 2011
Another FMD Outbreak in Francistown
BOTSWANA - The country's veterinary authorities have reported yet another outbreak of foot and mouth disease at a village in Francistown, the country's second largest city, where cattle were reportedly affected....
Thursday, June 02, 2011
New FMD Outbreak Compounds Botswana Beef Situation
BOTSWANA - The suspected outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in northeastern Botswana has compounded further the troubles bedevilling the cattle and beef industries in the Southern African beef exporter....
Thursday, May 05, 2011
New Outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease
BOTSWANA - A new outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease hase been reported in Botswana. ...
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Botswana Manages to Contain FMD
BOTSWANA - Botswana reports that it has managed to contain foot and outh disease outbreaks in the country. ...
Wednesday, March 09, 2011
FMD Discovered in Botswana Cattle
BOTSWANA - The country's veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in cattle in the Maun region....
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Botswana Vaccinates Cattle Against FMD
BOTSWANA - The country's veterinary authorities have reported to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) that cattle have been vaccinated against foot and mouth disease in the administrative division of Kasane....
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Botswana Vaccinates Cattle Against FMD
BOTSWANA - Botswana's veterinary experts have vaccinated cattle herds against foot and mouth disease....
Monday, August 09, 2010
Botswana Reports Outbreak of FMD
BOTSWANA - Botswana's veterinary specialists have reported a new outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in the country....
Wednesday, November 05, 2008
Botswana Eradication Plans Costs P19m
BOTSWANA - Government is expected to spend about P19 million in the eradication of foot and mouth disease in Ghanzi District. ...
Friday, October 31, 2008
Botswana Govt Kills Infected Cattle
BOTSWANA - Government intends to kill all cattle suspected to be infected with foot and mouth disease, starting Sunday, to contain the spread of the disease in Kuke. ...
Friday, June 13, 2008
Botswana: Government Suspends FMD Cattle Killings
BOTSWANA - Coordinator of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in Okavango, Dr Moetapele Letshwenyo says that they have suspended their activities in the area until next month or August. ...
Friday, June 06, 2008
Botswana: Government Kills Suspected FMD-Infected Cattle
BOTSWANA - Veterinary officers started killing cattle suspected to be infected with Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) yesterday in the Okavango area, amid complaints by farmers that the exercise will leave them impoverished. ...

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