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Vet vaccinates 28 000 cattle in Midlands

Vet vaccinates 28 000 cattle in Midlands

THE Department of Veterinary Services says it has vaccinated over 28 000 cattle in the Midlands Province to curb the spread of the deadly foot and mouth disease, which has hit parts of Gokwe since last month.

CSC to lose 800 cattle

CSC to lose 800 cattle

STATE-OWNED meat processor Cold Storage Company (CSC) is set to lose more than 800 head of cattle to settle unpaid wages.

CSC owes Botswana P1m for FMD cattle

CSC owes Botswana P1m for FMD cattle

The struggling Cold Storage Company (CSC) owes Botswana one million pula for cattle it imported from the neighbouring country’s foot-and-mouth disease-infested areas.

Zim clinches beef export deal

Zim clinches beef export deal

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has reportedly clinched a deal to export beef to Equatorial Guinea amid reports that the Cold Storage Company (CSC) was only left with a mere 700 cattle, down from a head of 10 000 at the turn of the millennium.

Hardy cattle beef up Matabeleland farmers’ incomes

Hardy cattle beef up Matabeleland farmers’ incomes

NKAYI, Zimbabwe – Ntokozo Ncube brims with joy like a proud father as he shows off a newborn calf that has expanded his herd to eight animals.

Midlands cattle sales suspended

Midlands cattle sales suspended

The veterinary services department in the Midlands has suspended cattle trade in parts of the province due to a suspected outbreak of foot and mouth disease, an official said on Thursday.

Border incident intolerable

Border incident intolerable

REPORTS that some farmers from Botswana allegedly crossed the border into Zimbabwe illegally and drove away some donkeys they claimed belonged to them are serious cause for concern.

Botswana farmers raid Zimbabwe

Botswana farmers raid Zimbabwe

Botswana police are investigating reports that some Batswana farmers crossed into Zimbabwe and attacked a Kezi cattle post whose owners were suspected to be keeping their stolen animals.

CC Sales says cattle prices, sales steady

CC Sales says cattle prices, sales steady

Livestock auctioneers, Cattle Company Sales (CC Sales) cattle sales held steady in the in the first half of the year despite poor liquidity in the economy, recording a nearly two percent drop, an official has said.

Cattle production up 1,8%

Cattle production up 1,8%

Cattle production increased by 1,8% to 5,3 million in the 2013 to 2014 season compared to the last season, according to an agriculture ministry assessment report released recently.

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