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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....
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....
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....
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....
18 September 2007
View news from Zimbabwe Zimbabwe: Future of Dairying Under Siege
ZIMBABWE - The dairy sector in Zimbabwe is in a bad and perilous state due to the current economic crisis, hyper inflation, power cuts, unavailability of fuel, shortages and high input costs resulting in the farmers’ survival no longer being about money,...
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. ...
12 July 2007
View news from Zimbabwe 'Small-Scale Farmers Key to Zim's Dairy Industry'
ZIMBABWE - THE two-day National Dairy Symposium held last week was an eye-opener for stakeholders in the dairy sector who had the opportunity to share ideas on the development of the sector with experts from other countries as well as come up with strategies...
06 July 2007
View news from Zimbabwe ‘Herd revival vital for dairy exports’
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe has the potential to earn US$65 million annually from dairy exports if it resuscitates its dairy herd to previous peak levels, an official said on Wednesday. ...
15 May 2007
View news from Zimbabwe Zimbabwe: Vet Dept Secures Cattle Dipping Chemicals
ZIMBABWE - THE Department of Veterinary Services has procured cattle dipping chemicals worth $180 billion, enough for the national cattle herd two years. ...
19 January 2007
View news from Zimbabwe UN donates millions to help Zimbabwe fight Foot-and-mouth
ZIMBABWE - A US$10.3 million donation by the United Nations to Zimbabwe for combating foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) will be insufficient unless the ruling ZANU-PF party government also contributes to the fight against the cattle sickness, the country's...
23 November 2006
View news from Zimbabwe Zimbabwe dairy can benefit, co-operation with Israel vital
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe’s small to medium dairy producers can "immensely benefit" from the expertise, knowledge and modern dairy farming technology from Israel, a dairy expert with an Israeli dairy management systems company said last week. ...
02 October 2006
View news from Zimbabwe Zimbabwe: Diseases Claim 30 000 Cattle in Masvingo
ZIMBABWE - At least 30 000 cattle died of various diseases in Masvingo in the first eight months of this year, further depleting the drought-prone province's herd. ...
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