Cattle

FAO and OIE collaborate to curb animal disease

goat Scott Costello flickrThe Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the World Health Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) will join forces to control the spread of animal disease to improve food safety and promote safe trade

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Niger imports superior cattle breeds from South Africa

cattle-luca esposti flickrNiger has bought more than 72 different breeds of cattle, as well as 700 boar goats and doper sheep, from South African firm UCK Investments

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Namibian farmers urged to invest in the selection of heifers

Africa cows ILRI EADDDr Dietmar Holm of the University of Pretoria has advised Namibian farmers to invest in the management and selection of heifers in order to benefit the herd in future

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ILRI research project to address milk poisoning in Kenya

Kenya milk cow aflatoxinsThe International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) has commissioned a research project that will ascertain the levels of aflatoxins in the milk consumed in Kenya

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Namibia removes livestock ban in Zambezi

Namibia cattle SaraJoachimThe Namibian Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry is seeking to lift restrictions on livestock movement in the Zambezi region, if no new cases of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) are identified

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