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200,000 CATTLE TO BE VACCINATED AGAINST ECF

Two hundred thousand cattle are this year, expected to be vaccinated against East Coast Fever, in five provinces of the country, The Provinces are Southern, Eastern, Central, Lusaka and Copperbelt provinces. The Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock Director Veterinary Services, GEOFFREY MUUKA has confirmed this. Dr MUUKA was speaking in Kabwe, during the East Coast

Govt to implement measures to eradicate CBPP

(ZANIS) Government has announced strategic measures aimed at eradicating the Contagious Bovine Pleural Pneumonia -CBPP- disease in Western Province. Fisheries and Livestock Minister, MAKOZO CHIKOTE says the proposed control and eradication strategy involves test and slaughter, compensation as well as restocking, among others. The minister has disclosed that the three-year implementation measures will commence in

World Organization for Animal Health invests 1.5m Euros to control trans-boundary disease

The World Organization for Animal Health -WOAH- with funding from Germany has started implementing a 1.5 million Euro project aimed at preventing and controlling trans-boundary diseases in Zambia. Fisheries and Livestock Minister MAKOZO CHIKOTE is optimistic that the project will help smallholder farmers in selected regions to have increased food security and incomes through livestock

GOVT VACCINATES 33,000 CATTLE IN KASENENGWA

(ZANIS) Government has vaccinated over 33,000 cattle in Kasengwa District against Food and Mouth Disease -FMD. District Livestock Coordinator ANTHONY CHUPA says 33,428 cattle were vaccinated against FMD in the second quarter of this year against the targeted 50,000. Mr. CHUPA adds that the remainder will be vaccinated once the vaccines are made available. Speaking

40,000 CATTLE VACCINATED AGAINST FMD

Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock in North-Western province has vaccinated more than 40,000 cattle against Foot and Mouth Disease -FMD. This is out of the targeted of 55,000 cattle. North-western Provincial Veterinary Officer PETER BANDA says the province received more than 56,000 doses of vaccines in January this year to vaccinate cattle in six districts…

UNKNOWN DISEASE KILLS 100 CATTLE IN MKUSHI

By Martha Banda-Over one hundred cattle in various villages of Mkushi district, Central province, have died in the last four months, due to an unknown livestock disease outbreak Chief Chitina of the Swaka people has disclosed this to Mkushi North Member of Parliament, Doreen Mwape, who has been touring the constituency. The traditional leader says…
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