livestock farmers

SOS to save Mat’land cattle

SOS to save Mat’land cattle

THE government has appealed to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) to assist livestock farmers in Matabeleland with stockfeed to avert cattle deaths caused by lack of pastures owing to the prevailing drought.

Minister urges farmers to destock to avoid losses

Minister urges farmers to destock to avoid losses

AGRICULTURE, Mechanisaiton and Irrigation minister Joseph Made has advised livestock farmers to immediately start destocking to avoid heavy losses because of lack of pastures due to drought.

Demand for goats up

Demand for goats up

Local small livestock farmers should commercialise their operations on the open market to avoid being short-changed as demand for livestock is growing, an economist said on Friday.

SK Moyo castigates farmers

SK Moyo castigates farmers

SENIOR Minister Simon Khaya Moyo has accused livestock farmers of illegally culling pregnant or young cattle saying relevant laws should be enforced to halt the practice.

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