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Pig Industry News: Zimbabwe

26 March 2018
Pig Industry News from Zimbabwe Listeriosis – the biggest outbreak in history
Ian Nkala describes how the outbreak has affected thousands of people in South Africa and Zimbabwe, and how the origins of the outbreak are emerging....
31 May 2017
Pig Industry News from Zimbabwe Zimbabwean Farmers Advised to Insure Livestock
ZIMBABWE - Livestock farmers have been urged to commercialise their operations and insure their animals to avoid losses in the event of diseases and natural disasters such as drought....
13 April 2017
Pig Industry News from Zimbabwe Livestock Used as Health Cover for Rural Folks
ZIMBABWE - Cabinet has approved a framework under the proposed National Health Insurance Scheme that will result in people in rural communities using livestock for health cover, a Government official has...
01 October 2015
Pig Industry News from Zimbabwe More ASF Detected in Zimbabwe Swine
ZIMBABWE - A new outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) has been reported in Zambara, Mt Darwin, affecting 185 pigs in a communal free-range operation....
17 September 2015
Pig Industry News from Zimbabwe ASF Discovered in More Zimbabwe Swine
ZIMBABWE - Five new outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been reported in village pig operations....
29 July 2015
Pig Industry News from Zimbabwe African Swine Fever Found in Zimbabwe
ZIMBABWE - There have been two outbreaks of African Swine Fever in Zimbabwe....
16 September 2009
Pig Industry News from Zimbabwe Years of Poor Maize Harvests Hits Pig, Poultry Sectors
ZIMBABWE - A decline in maize yields is hampering poultry and pig production....
19 March 2008
Pig Industry News from Zimbabwe New Outgrower Scheme to Boost Capacity
ZIMBABWE - Pork processor, Colcom Holdings will increase its slaughter capacity from its current 32 per cent, with the start of its new outgrower scheme....
26 October 2007
Pig Industry News from Zimbabwe Pig Board Begins Building Stock
ZIMBABWE - The Pig Industry Board has started building the nation's breeding stock to reach a targeted 25,000 sows, enough to ensure pork production can satisfy export requirements....
30 August 2007
Pig Industry News from Zimbabwe Equatorial Guinea interested in importing Zimbabwe pork
ZIMBABWE - Equatorial Guinea is interested in importing Zimbabwean pork despite biting meat shortages in the southern African country, said state radio today....
20 June 2007
Pig Industry News from Zimbabwe Colcom expands pig out-grower scheme
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe’s major pork processor, Colcom Holdings, through its division Triple C Pigs, has expanded its pig out-grower scheme....
15 May 2007
Pig Industry News from Zimbabwe Commercial Farming could boost economic growth
ZIMBABWE - THE City of Harare and Premier Banking Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding to help fund the commercialisation of farms owned by the municipality. The units would include pig...
04 December 2006
Pig Industry News from Zimbabwe Firm embarks on pig outgrower scheme
ZIMBABWE - A local pig company, Tripple C, has embarked on a pig outgrower programme aimed at increasing pig production in the country following years of continuous decline. ...
22 November 2006
Pig Industry News from Zimbabwe Pig Industry Board, Sirdc to Kick Start Fertilizer
ZIMBABWE - The Pig Industry Board and the Scientific and Industrial Research Centre joint-venture project to produce organic fertilizers and generate electricity from pig manure, is now expected to begin...
06 October 2006
Pig Industry News from Zimbabwe Pig Industry Calls for More Stockfeed
ZIMBABWE - THE Pig Industry Board (PIB) is lobbying for an increased availability of stockfeeds to increase the national pig herd, which was devastated by the drought four years ago. ...
20 March 2006
Pig Industry News from Zimbabwe Shortage of feed affects pork products in Zimbabwe
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe might soon experience a shortage of pork products because of a critical lack of stock feed, the Daily Mirror newspaper reported on Monday. Paul Ndiweni, director of the Pig Industry...
01 March 2006
Pig Industry News from Zimbabwe Pig board sets up database
ZIMBABWE - The Pig Industry Board (PIB) has developed a database of all suppliers in the industry meant to assist farmers procure low cost inputs and enhance productivity, an official has said. The...

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