Livestock

Zimbabwe's poultry farmers use maggots as feed

Maggots Sander Falise African FarmingZimbabwean poultry farmers use maggots to feed their stock as the country is hit with its worst drought in 25 years

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Zimbabwe's quail farming con

Quail farming Bildirçinlər African FarmingVice President Emmerson Mnangagwa quashes ban report that government had imposed a ban on quail bird farming by locals for commercial purposes

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Illegal fishing threatens livelihoods in West Africa

Overfishing Allen Shamada African FarmingOverfishing by foreign vessels is driving many species towards extinction and destroying the livelihoods of fishing communities in countries such as Ghana, Liberia and Mauritania, said the London-based Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

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Nigeria looks to boost local fish production

Nigeria looks to boost local fish productionThe Nigerian government plans to boost local production of species, in an attempt to reduce the import of fish

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Mosquitoes avoid feeding on poultry, study finds

Chickens AfricaScientists have shown that malaria-transmitting mosquitoes actively avoid feeding on certain animal species such as poultry using smell

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