Sunday, December 15, 2019

The Feed the future Livestock Programme Leverages the Herd Rationalization Model

In Zimbabwe it is cultural and prestigious to own large herds of generally unproductive cattle that consume the scarce veterinary, nutritive, and spatial resources...

Chipinge Beef Farmer Ready to Venture into Dairy Production

Innovative and successful beef farmer, and beneficiary of the USAID funded Feed the Future Livestock Development Programme, Mrs. Sunungurayi Godha Chidhakwa of Matandana Village,...

The Feed the Future Livestock Development Programme Benefit over 3600 Smallholder Farmers in Chipinge...

The USAID sponsored, and Fintrac implemented, Feed the Future Livestock Development programme has benefit over 3600 Smallholder Farmers in Chipinge South, in Manicaland, Zimbabwe....

The Feed the Future Livestock Development Programme Significantly Improve Smallholder Chipinge South Farmers

The USAID funded Feed the Future Livestock development programme implemented by Fintrac, meant to strengthen smallholder livestock production through training and availability of technical...

Feed the Future Zimbabwe Livestock Development Programme Improves Smallholder Food Security

Feed the Future Zimbabwe Livestock Development Programme is increasing incomes and food security for 3,000 beef and 2,000 dairy smallholder producers; improving hygiene and...

Zimbabwe joins the rest of the world in commemorating World Rabies Day

Zimbabwe joins the rest of the world in commemorating World Rabies Day on 28 September 2019 to prevent and fight against rising cases of...

Unlocking value for rural livestock- pen-fattening for better incomes

Development of communal cattle production is a sustainable way to improve the livelihoods of the rural population in Zimbabwe. Communal cattle production in Zimbabwe...

Managing Tick Damage and Tick-Borne Diseases this Summer

Tick damage and tick-borne diseases Tick damage Ticks can cause severe damage to cattle, particularly around the udder and ears. The wounds will often get infected...

Landscape Genomics as a Response to Genetic Dilution  

Many people have praised artificial insemination as a tool to help improve genetic and productive performance of African livestock including dairy beef poultry with...

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...

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