Friday 16 November 2018
 

Livestock & Meat Advisory Council Weekly reports

Industry Update for week ending 15th September 2017

 

 

Industry Update for week ending 15 September 2017

OVERVIEW: The on-going Beef Industry Validation Workshops, organised by the Competition and Tariff Commission provide a valuable forum for reviewing constraints and other imbalances in the beef industry value chain. The final Beef Industry Validation Workshop is scheduled for Thursday 21st September in Harare. This validation process is critical in highlighting inefficiencies and....READ MORE

Poster on Antimicrobial Resistance

 

Industry Update for week ending 8th September 2017

 

Industry Update for week ending 8th September 2017: OVERVIEW: Official Update on Avian Influenza – 29th August 2017

The HPAI infection remains contained to Lanark Farm. Following the spread of infection to other compartments on the same Lanark Farm, all affected compartments were depopulated.


Zimbabwe Herd Book: Beef School 2017:
Enrolment has opened for the Zimbabwe Herd Book Beef School 2017, which will focus on understanding beef as a high value commodity, participation in the beef value chain, rangeland management, poisonous plants, forage and amino acid feed supplementation and beef genomics. READ MORE

 

WEEKLY COMMODITY MARKET BULLETIN

 

 

WEEKLY COMMODITY MARKET BULLETIN

Number 36 of 2017: Date of Issue: 8 September 2017:


GRAINS AND OIL SEEDS Read More

   

Official Update on Avian Influenza – 29th August 2017

 

Official Update on Avian Influenza – 29th August 2017

The HPAI infection remains contained to Lanark Farm. Following the spread of infection to other compartments on the same Lanark Farm, all affected compartments were depopulated. 
This gives a total of 794 792 birds killed and buried on site at the Lanark Farm. Eggs and manure from the fowl runs have been buried on site as well. 
The whole farm remains under strict quarantine. Clinical and serological surveillance in domestic and wild birds is currently on-going in the whole country.
Report reference: HPAI_ZIM_1_2017; Reference OIE: 24675; Report Date: 29/08/2017; Country: Zimbabwe READ MORE

 

 

Industry Update for week ending 1st September 2017

 

 

Industry Update for week ending 1st September 2017

OVERVIEW

Cattle, sheep and goat breeders who exhibited at the Harare Agricultural Show have been commended for their participation and mentorship at the national show and other agricultural shows in the on-going show circuit. The growing livestock side of the Show attracted more entries this year, with Brahman, Mashona and Tuli cattle, and Dorper sheep exhibited by stud breeders, agricultural colleges and research institutes. The goat section was reintroduced this year and the rabbit section is now incorporated in the livestock section. READ MORE

   

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