Zanzibar 'hugely dependent' on chicken imports

chicken importsThe autonomous Tanzanian region of Zanzibar has been affected by inadequate poultry production, causing the islands to rely heavily on imports, according to Zanzibar’s minister for livestock and fisheries Abdullahi Jihadi Hassan

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Zimbabwean farmers urged to sell excess livestock

Zimbabwe CattleZimbabwe’s government has advised farmers in drought stricken regions to consider selling some of their unproductive cattle to raise money to buy supplementary feeds

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Namibian pig farmers set to benefit from new government scheme

Pigs pork  Namibia South AfricaPig farmers in Namibia have been encouraged to join a new pork scheme, set to be introduced by the government, which will attempt to support growth within the pork sector and protect local farmers from high levels of pork imports

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South African partners agree hatchery expansion

Eggs Serfontein Kuikens Pas Reform HatcherySerfontein Kuikens has announced plans to expand capacity at its Potchefstroom-based hatchery operations in collaboration with partners Pas Reform Hatchery Technologies

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Report: African herders 'key in eradicating rinderpest'

The rinderpest virus. (Image source: Dr Rajnish Kaushik)New analysis published in the academic Science journal traces the cause of the recent global eradication of deadly cattle disease, rinderpest, and credits local African herders for their insight and assistance

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