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It’s encouraging to note that Zimbabweans are slowly embracing free range chicken production as a serious income stream. Efforts by stakeholders in the poultry industry, and particularly the call by the Zimbabwe Free Range Poultry Producers Association…
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The Meteorological Services Department (MSD) has warned the public of the coming of a heatwave to be experienced in some parts of the country starting today, particularly in Beitbridge, where maximum temperatures are forecast to go up to 41 degrees…
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Key Mentions for the Poultry Sector in the 2018 National Budget Statement: Whereas other meat products such as beef, chicken and pork are exempt from VAT, meat of goats and sheep is liable to a 15% standard rate of VAT. Adequate preparations are key for a…
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Free Range Poultry Field Day (Gweru) – The Zimbabwe Free Range Poultry Association (ZFRPA) is organising a field day that is open to all interested free range poultry farmers in Zimbabwe to be held at Kupfuma Ishungu Farm in Gweru on Friday 8 December…
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The Zimbabwe Organic Natural Food Association (ZONFA) is inviting interested chicken farmers to subscribe for the organically-raised broiler contract farming programme. Zonfa is assuring farmers of a ready market provided the chickens are raised…
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The Meteorological Department Services issued a weather alert yesterday on the coming of very high temperatures which will affect all parts of the country starting today. Some areas such as Limpopo Valleys will record soaring temperatures as high as 43°C.…
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Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development Minister Dr Joseph Made recently announced that producers of day-old chicks, beef abattoirs and processors of raw milk are now required to pay a levy which will create a fund for the prevention and…
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The government recently suspended import duty on fertilized poultry eggs for a six month period in a bid to revive poultry production in the country. The move follows an outbreak of avian influenza in May and July this year at Lanark Farm which is owned…
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Irvine’s Zimbabwe, the largest chicken producer in the country, is reported to have lost close to $7.3million in related costs as a result of the effects of the bird flu outbreak at one of its breeding sites in Harare sometime in May this year. Reporting…
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Reports confirm that condemned chickens dumped at Pomona dumpsite in Harare found their way into the market and were being sold to the unsuspecting public especially in the high density areas. The public is therefore being urged to be on the lookout and…
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