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24 September 2009
View news from Uganda Kiruhura District Lifts Cattle Trade Ban
UGANDA - After almost four years, the ban on selling of livestock in open markets in Kiruhura District has been lifted. ...
11 August 2009
View news from Uganda Cattle Disease Hits Gulu
UGANDA - A contagious cattle disease has claimed six head of cattle and infected over 600 others in Gulu district, the district veterinary officer has said....
09 July 2009
View news from Uganda Vaccination Programme in Uganda
UGANDA - The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation is carrying out mass vaccination of goats, sheep and cattle in the Karamoja region of Uganda against Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) and contagious Bovine Pleuro Pneumonia (CBPP)....
05 January 2009
View news from Uganda Ugandan Cattle Markets Close in Seven Districts
UGANDA - Butcheries and livestock markets in seven northern Uganda districts have been closed due to an outbreak of foot and mouth disease. Veterinary officers in the affected districts said at least 300 head of cattle had died of the disease....
13 November 2008
View news from Uganda Foot-and-mouth Kills 1,000 in Uganda
UGANDA - The foot-and-mouth disease that struck Adjumani District a few months ago has killed up to 1,000 head of cattle....
22 October 2008
View news from Uganda West Nile Stops Cattle Movement
UGANDA - The agriculture ministry has imposed an indefinite quarantine on animals entering or leaving the West Nile region. This follows an outbreak of foot and mouth cattle disease in at least eight more districts, most of which are in the east and northern...
29 September 2008
View news from Uganda Entebbe Butcheries Close After FMD Outbreak
ENTEBBE, UGANDA - Over 75 butchers and abattoirs in Entebbe have been closed following a quarantine put on all animals leaving and coming to Entebbe over threats of the foot and mouth cattle disease....
04 September 2008
View news from Uganda Uganda: Foot and Mouth Disease Hits Mukono
UGANDA - When his cow lost appetite, Fred Musa feared it had been bewitched. "I fed it with omululuza (a local herb)," he says. "But it died after four days." When news of his cow's death spread, a team of veterinary officers was dispatched to Njeru town...
10 June 2008
View news from Uganda GM Livestock Experiments to Begin in Uganda
UGANDA - Ugandan scientists are to begin experimenting on genetically modified farmyard animals that they say will be healthier, more productive and more efficient, boosting meat and dairy production in the country....
12 February 2008
View news from Uganda Uganda: Traditional Milk Areas Stagger
UGANDA - THE dairy industry in Uganda is about to make the critical turn for the better, but the northern and eastern parts of the country that were traditional milk producers remain a sore to be addressed. ...
25 September 2007
View news from Uganda Milk Supply Reduces
UGANDA - Prices of milk and beef have gone up in Kampala due to a decline in supply from farmers, especially in the renowned cattle-rearing western region. ...
10 September 2007
View news from Uganda Panic As Strange Disease Strikes Cattle in Iganga
UGANDA - A mysterious disease has broken out among herd of cattle and goats in parts of Iganga District, sparking off fears of possible loss of stock. ...
05 September 2007
View news from Uganda Uganda's Ankole Cattle Face Extinction
UGANDA -Uganda's Ankole cattle, famous for its high resistance to disease and drought, could be extinct within two decades, international experts have warned....
24 November 2006
View news from Uganda Mpigi lifts quarantine on cattle
UGANDA - Mpigi cattle keepers have cause to smile after the district authorities lifted the quarantine on animal movement. ...
13 November 2006
View news from Uganda Ugandan, Kenyan local leaders in talks on cross-border cattle rustling
UGANDA - Local leaders from eastern Uganda and western Kenya have started a peace dialogue aimed at ending the rampant cross-border cattle rustling. ...
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