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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....
31 January 2012
View news from Zimbabwe Beef Prices Fall as Cattle Supplies Rise in Zimbabwe
ZIMBABWE - Prices of beef have dropped following an increased supply of cattle by farmers. Beef and Poultry Association of Zimbabwe president, Mr Solomon Zawe, confirmed the decrease on Thursday....
05 July 2011
View news from Zimbabwe Educating African Farmers About Brucellosis
ZIMBABWE - Protecting African dairy farmers from contracting a debilitating disease from their cattle is at the heart of a unique project by researchers at the University of Reading, UK....
28 April 2011
View news from Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Reports FMD in Cattle
ZIMBABWE - The Zimbabwean veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease at Ingwizi Ranch in the province of Metabeleland South....
09 September 2010
View news from Zimbabwe Mwenezi Farmer Unveils Cattle-Breeding Project
ZIMBABWE - A white commercial farmer and rancher in Mwenezi, Mr Brine Caywood, has unveiled a cattle-breeding project....
23 June 2010
View news from Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Reports Three New FMD Outbreaks
ZIMBABWE - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has reported three new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease (FMD)....
14 June 2010
View news from Zimbabwe FMD Breaks Out in Zimbabwean Cattle
ZIMBABWE - The Zimbabwean veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in cattle....
07 January 2010
View news from Zimbabwe Nestlé's Zimbabwe Dairy Reopens
ZIMBABWE - Swiss food processing giant, Nestlé has reopend its Harare dairy plant in Zimbabwe. ...
29 December 2009
View news from Zimbabwe Anthrax Outbreak Spreading In Zimbabwe
ZIMBABWE - Anthrax is feared to be spreading in Zimbabwe as veterinary officials said on Monday (28 December) they are testing a suspected case of the deadly disease from a rural growth point about 50 kilometers East of Harare....
05 October 2009
View news from Zimbabwe Nestle Stops Buying Mugabe Milk
ZIMBABWE - Nestle have said that they will no longer purchase milk from a farm appropriated from white owners and now run by Grace Mugabe....
10 February 2009
View news from Zimbabwe Livestock Vaccination Gathers Momentum
ZIMBABWE - The veterinary department says that the vaccination programme for poultry (against Newcastle disease) and cattle (against anthrax) is progressing well....
01 July 2008
View news from Zimbabwe Zimbabwe: Tick-Borne Diseases Kill Cattle
ZIMBABWE - Cattle in Gwanda, Zimbabwe are being killed by tick-borne and tsetse fly induced diseases....
25 September 2007
View news from Zimbabwe Zimbabwe: Scientists Call For Genetic Diversity
ZIMBABWE - Veterinary science experts from the developing world are calling for the establishment of gene banks to conserve livestock diversity and promote the indigenous breeds which are disease-resistant and suitable for poor farmers in Africa, Asia...
11 September 2007
View news from Zimbabwe Zimbabwe: Dairy Industry Faces Collapse
ZIMBABWE - Milk worth millions of dollars is lost every day at dairy farms across the country as farmers fail to transport it to processors due to severe fuel shortages triggered by the government's controversial price blitz. ...
04 September 2007
View news from Zimbabwe Attempt to End Zimbabwe Meat Crisis
ZIMBABWE - A state abattoir is negotiating with chiefs and traditional leaders in Zimbabwe to encourage rural folks to sell livestock to the company in a desperate attempt to end a worsening shortage of meat in the troubled country. ...

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