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Thursday 30 May 2013

Botswana

Smuggling big cats

South African lion breeders are allegedly part of an illegal network that smuggles lion and cheetah cubs from Botswana to stock local farms, The Times reported on Monday.

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Thursday 23 August 2012

Botswana

Pig farming looks promising

Banks see need for investments in Botswana pig industry.

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Wednesday 26 October 2011

Botswana

Dealing with cattle tick

A solution may lie in the perennial plant, Lippia javanica, widely consumed to alleviate symptoms of fever is also used by some farmers to make a pesticide.

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Saturday 17 September 2011

Botswana

Cattle for Angola

News that the Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) is on the verge of securing a deal for export of live cattle from Ngamiland to Angola comes as a ray of hope in a year of sector-wide distress and upheaval. From the suspension of exports to the European Union, the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in the north and perennial challenges such as technical shortcomings at abattoirs and other infrastructure, 2011 has been a nightmare for cattle farmers.

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Monday 05 September 2011

Botswana

Crocodile farming

Zimbabwe Development Trust in partnership with a consortium of investors yet to be named, plans to embark on a multi-million dollar crocodile farming project at Nuanetsi in Mwenezi District of Masvingo Province. The venture will target the lucrative European market.

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Sunday 26 June 2011

Botswana

The FMD crisis

Through a press release the department says signs of the disease have been reported at Ramokgwebana crush in Robelela Extension area in Veterinary Disease Control Zone 7. This area was last hit by a similar outbreak in 2007.

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Friday 18 February 2011

Botswana

Record cattle kill by Botswana Meat Commission last year

Record cattle kill by Botswana Meat Commission last year - The Botswana Meat Commission's (BMC) revelations that it slaughtered a record number of cattle last year is an indicator of the success that farming can be when properly nurtured.

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Tuesday 08 February 2011

Botswana

Record cattle numbers finished for slaughter

Record cattle kill by Botswana Meat Commission last year - The Botswana Meat Commission's (BMC) revelations that it slaughtered a record number of cattle last year is an indicator of the success that farming can be when properly nurtured.

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