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17 January 2017
View news from Zimbabwe Zimbabwe's Milk Production up 14% to 65 Million Litres
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe’s raw milk production increased by 14 per cent to 65.3 million litres in the full year to December from 57.5 million litres the previous year....
10 January 2017
View news from Zimbabwe Mugabe's Dairy Gets Duty-free Import Quota
ZIMBABWE - President Robert Mugabe's dairy business - Alpha Omega Dairy (Private) Limited - is among 20 companies that have been granted approval to import milk powder duty-free....
03 January 2017
View news from Zimbabwe Zimbabwean Milk Production Rising
ZIMBABWE - The country's milk production is on the rise despite the devastating drought which left more than 5.5 million people in need of food aid....
19 December 2016
View news from Zimbabwe Dairy Scheme Benefits Small-scale Farmers
ZIMBABWE - Ninety-eight small-scale dairy farmers have benefited from the Dairy Revitalisation Programme (DRP) scheme, which facilitated the importation of 400 dairy cows into the country....
18 October 2016
View news from Zimbabwe Botswana Starts Shooting Stray Zimbabwean Cattle
AFRICA - Botswana police have started shooting to death cattle owned by Zimbabweans that stray into their territory, a radical step announced six months ago as Gaborone scales up its fight against foot and mouth disease, writes Ian Nkala....
13 January 2016
View news from Zimbabwe Zimbabwean Cattle Farmers Destock as Drought Worsens
ZIMBABWE - Cattle producers in Zimbabwe are destocking as drought conditions bite into the beef industry, leading to an increase in the number of slaughtered animals, with the number of sheep and goats slaughtered in the nine months period to September...
03 November 2015
View news from Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Reports Three FMD Outbreaks
ZIMBABWE - Three outbreaks of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) have been reported on village farms....
27 October 2015
View news from Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Dairy Industry Struggling with Electricity Shortages
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe is battling its worst electricity shortage in years with hospitals, mines and army barracks that were traditionally exempt from disconnection, now going for up to 18 hours without power like all less strategic energy users, writes...
20 October 2015
View news from Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Cattle Producers in a Spin
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwean cattle farmers have more worries than just the foot and mouth outbreak scare that has seen South Africa and Botswana raise their eyebrows, reports Tawanda Korombo....
14 October 2015
View news from Zimbabwe Zimbabwean Beef Processor Close to Going Under
ZIMBABWE - The Cold Storage Company (CSC), a Zimbabwean meat company that used to supply 9,100 tonnes of beef to the European Union yearly until 2001, is tottering on the brink, writes Ian Nkala....
27 August 2015
View news from Zimbabwe Positive Tests Leave 21,000 Cattle at Risk from FMD
ZIMBABWE – Foot and Mouth disease has been confirmed in over 1,000 cattle across the southern half of Zimbabwe....
14 August 2015
View news from Zimbabwe Hardy Cattle Boost Zimbabwean Farmers’ Incomes
ZIMBABWE - A project to boost incomes from agriculture in rural Zimbabwe seems to be getting results, after improvements in cattle health have been noted....
30 July 2015
View news from Zimbabwe Further Foot and Mouth Outbreaks Reported in Zimbabwe
ZIMBABWE - There have been 21 more outbreaks of Foot and Mouth Disease in cattle in the south of Zimbabwe....
29 July 2015
View news from Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Foot and Mouth Situation Worsened by Wild Buffaloes
ZIMBABWE - There have been five new outbreaks of Foot and Mouth disease in Zimbabwean cattle, with the spread thought to be aggravated by contact with wild animals....
24 July 2015
View news from Zimbabwe Wildlife Increases Foot and Mouth Spread Among Zimbabwean Cattle
ZIMBABWE - There have been 17 new outbreaks of Foot and Mouth Disease on cattle holdings in Zimbabwe, where spread of the disease has been exacerbated by contact with wild animals....
16 June 2015
View news from Zimbabwe New Foot and Mouth Outbreaks in Zimbabwe
ZIMBABWE - There have been two new outbreaks of Foot and Mouth Disease in cattle in Zimbabwe....
11 May 2015
View news from Zimbabwe Foot and Mouth Disease in Zimbabwe
ZIMBABWE - There have been five outbreaks of Foot and Mouth Disease in Matabeleland province in Zimbabwe....
12 June 2014
View news from Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Continues to Monitor FMD; Cattle Receive Vaccination
ZIMBABWE - The Zimbabwean veterinary authorities report that there have been no new cases of foot and mouth disease in the country. However, the situation continues to be monitored....
20 May 2014
View news from Zimbabwe FMD Outbreaks in Zimbabwe Affect Cattle
ZIMBABWE - The Zimbabwean veterinary authorities have reported three new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease at various farms in Masvingo, affecting beef cattle of all ages under an extensive production system....
21 August 2013
View news from Zimbabwe FMD in Masvingo Affects More Cattle
ZIMBABWE - The Zimbabwean veterinary authorities have reported another outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in Masvingo, affecting more cattle....
16 July 2013
View news from Zimbabwe More FMD Outbreaks Reported in Zimbabwe
ZAMBIA - The Zimbabwean veterinary authorities have reported two further outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in Masvingo and Manicaland affecting cattle....
05 July 2013
View news from Zimbabwe No Further FMD Outbreaks in Zimbabwe
ZIMBABWE - The OIE, in conjunction with the Zimbabwean veterinary authorities, report that there have been no further outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in the country....
25 June 2013
View news from Zimbabwe FMD: Three Futher Outbreaks Confirmed in South East Zimbabwe
ZIMBABWE – Three new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease have been confirmed in the Chiredzi area of Masvingo, in the south east of the country....
31 May 2013
View news from Zimbabwe Cattle Affected by FMD Outbreak in Zimbabwe
ZIMBABWE - The Zimbabwean veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease with an unknown serotype in Matabeleland North, affecting cattle herds....
28 May 2013
View news from Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Veterinary Services Confirm Outbreak In Masvingo
ZIMBABWE - An unknown serotype of foot and mouth disease has been confirmed in a cattle herd in the Chiredzi area of Masvingo, in the south east of the country....
06 November 2012
View news from Zimbabwe Thousands of Cattle Succumb to Drought
ZIMBABWE - At least 1,240 cattle have died across the country due to persistent drought, as the government battles to provide adequate relief to affected farming communities....
01 June 2012
View news from Zimbabwe Cattle Buying Scheme Launched for Farmers
ZIMBABWE - Farmers in Zimbabwe will be able to buy cattle through monthly instalments under a scheme launched by the Cattle Ownership Trust to help boost livestock production....
06 February 2012
View news from Zimbabwe Nestle's Heifer Project Gathers Momemtum
ZIMBABWE - Nestle Zimbabwe's project to boost milk production is now in full swing with the company distributing 100 imported heifers to new farmers joining the programme....
 
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