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19 June 2017
Pig Industry News from Zambia Drop in Soybean Prices Disappoints Zambian Farmers
ZAMBIA - Farmers have cried foul on the drastic fall of the prices of soybeans by more than 100 per cent during this year’s maize marketing season....
07 December 2015
Pig Industry News from Zambia China to Help Zambia Set Up Livestock Vaccine Laboratory
ZAMBIA - Plans to establish Zambia's first-ever livestock vaccine production laboratory with the help of the Chinese government have reached an advanced stage, a senior official said on Tuesday....
20 March 2015
Pig Industry News from Zambia African Swine Fever Restricts Pig Movements in Zambia
ZAMBIA - Unauthorised movements of pigs and pig products have been banned as African swine fever has returned to the districts of Chilanga and Lusaka....
10 November 2014
Pig Industry News from Zambia Farmers Hiding African Swine Fever Infected Pigs in Zambia
ZAMBIA - Lusaka government says the resurgence of African swine fever (ASF) in Lusaka is due to some farmers hiding their infected pigs during the slaughtering exercise....
06 November 2014
Pig Industry News from Zambia Pigs Slaughtered in Zambia to Halt Spread of African Swine Fever
ZAMBIA - More than 260 pigs have been slaughtered in Kafue district by the Ministry of Agriculture over the last two weeks in a bid to halt the spread of the African swine fever....
14 January 2014
Pig Industry News from Zambia Zambian Govt Partially Lifts Ban on Movement of Pigs
ZAMBIA - The government has partially lifted the ban on the movement of pigs, Agriculture and Livestock Deputy Minister Luxon Kazabu announced....
27 December 2013
Pig Industry News from Zambia Zambian Pig Producers Warned against Illegal Pig Movement
ZAMBIA - The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock department of veterinary services is reported to have destroyed animals with African Swine fever and the authorities are warning against moving pigs into...
13 December 2013
Pig Industry News from Zambia Zambian Govt Contains Swine Fever Outbreak
ZAMBIA - The government has said it has managed to contain the African swine fever (ASF) outbreak and has so far slaughtered 6,000 pig out of the 9,000 infected ones....
12 December 2013
Pig Industry News from Zambia No Further African Swine Fever Outbreaks in Zambia
ZAMBIA - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has reported that there have been no further outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) in Zambia. However, several control measures have still been...
20 November 2013
Pig Industry News from Zambia African Swine Fever Kills Exotic Pig Breeds in Zambia
ZAMBIA - The Zambian veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of African swine fever in Lusaka....
08 July 2013
Pig Industry News from Zambia NFU Members Bring Knowledge, Experience to Zambia
ZAMBIA - National Farmers Union (NFU) representatives are currently in Chipata Eastern Province, Zambia to participate in the National Cooperative Business Association's – Cooperative League USA (NCBA-CLUSA)...
26 April 2013
Pig Industry News from Zambia Farmers Receive Assistance from African Development Bank
ZAMBIA - The African Development Fund (ADF) is to give Zambia an advance loan for the livestock infrastructure support project (LISP) to improve household income of livestock farmers....
02 July 2012
Pig Industry News from Zambia Zambeef in 3,000 Tonnes Pigs Deficit
ZAMBIA - Zambeef Products Plc is failing to get more than 3,000 tonnes of pigs it requires to process for the market a week because of low supply from the local animal keepers....
01 March 2012
Pig Industry News from Zambia World Bank Helps Zambia Improve Livestock Productivity
ZAMBIA - US$50 million being made available by the World Bank for the Livestock Development and Animal Health Project (LDAHP), with the aim of improving livestock farming for smallholder farmers in rural...
25 November 2009
Pig Industry News from Zambia Mungwi Vet Warns Against Pork Consumption
ZAMBIA - The department of veterinary and livestock development in Mungwi district has cautioned the public against consuming pork sold by unscrupulous people to avoid poisoning....

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