Thursday, August 22, 2019

Effect of heat stress on animal production and welfare: the case of dairy cows

As we wind down the winter season livestock producers should brace for the affects of heat stress on their animals and introduce direct and...

Effect of heat stress on animal production and welfare: the case of dairy cows

As we wind down the winter season livestock producers should brace for the effects of heat stress on their animals and introduce direct and...

EU and US reach agreement on hormone-free beef imports

In a bid to defuse transatlantic trade tensions, the EU last week agreed to allow US farmers a larger share of the European beef...

Multi-million rand agri growth programme launched in Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwe Agricultural Growth Programme (ZAGP) is aimed to reduce the risk perception in the livestock industry and improve the competition on the market.The...

Department of Veterinary Services Encourages Emphasis on Preventive Animal Health Management and “good practices”...

The Department of Veterinary Services strongly advises preventive animal health management interventions and solutions to mitigate and manage the ever-looming pressures from tropical vector-borne...

Effects of Yeast (Saccharomyces Cerevisiae) Feed Supplement on Milk Production in Dairy Cows

With the escalating cost of livestock feed, feed supplements and additives for dairy cows and livestock in general many farmers are exploring viable and...

Livestock Thefts on The Increase During Winter Season: Police

Livestock Thefts on The Increase During Winter Season: Police By Francis Bingandadi Managing Editor Agriseason The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Anti-Stock Theft Unit has recorded increased...

Zimbabwe Dairy Production Competitiveness Programme Unveiled

We Effect in partnership with the Zimbabwe Association of Dairy Farmers, (ZADF), Zimbabwe Farmers Union, (ZFU), and the Zimbabwe Dairy Industry Trust, (ZDIT) is...

Beef Cattle Calendar Guideline

BEEF CATTLE CALENDAR GUIDELINE JANUARY End of bulling for mature cows on 31 January De- worm all stock above six months against liverfluke in problem areas De –worm...

Cattle Pen Fattening Made Easy

Cattle fattening is becoming popular especially in the lower valley because of the following advantages: a) It requires minimum space for housing a number...

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The Zimbabwe Dairy Industry Trust Embarks on a Milk Mapping and...

The Zimbabwe Dairy Industry Trust has embarked on a milk mapping and baseline survey to explore the Zimbabwe milk production competitiveness requirements and to...