livestock

High livestock prices a major obstacle for farmers who want to restock

by editor1 / Feb 16, 2021 / 0 comments
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-High market prices for livestock is currently a major obstacle for farmers who are looking to restock. Chief marketing officer at the Meat Board of Namibia, Desmond Cloete says prices rose by almost 50% and this has made it difficult for farmers to buy reproductive herds.

Marketing and export of livestock decline

by editor1 / Feb 09, 2021 / 0 comments
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Namibia recorded a drastic decline in its marketing and export of livestock towards the end of last year.

Kwandu Conservancy manager sympathises with Kongola residents who lost livestock

by editor1 / Oct 19, 2020 / 0 comments

-The manager of Kwandu Conservancy Albius Walubita has sympathised with the residents of Kongola in the Zambezi Region who lost livestock.

Mukwe Communities oppose removal of their livestock out of Bwabwata National Park

by editor1 / Aug 06, 2020 / 0 comments
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-Communities in the Mukwe Constituency of the Kavago East Region are at loggerheads with the Ministry of Environment and Tourism over the removal of their livestock out of the Bwabwata National Park.

Livestock sector calls for more investment from Government, private sector

by editor1 / Jun 28, 2020 / 0 comments
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-The livestock sector is calling for more investment both from the Government and the private sector.

COVID-19 outbreak impacts livestock prices

by editor1 / Apr 10, 2020 / 0 comments

-The COVID-19 outbreak has a serious impact on livestock prices and the availability of animals for slaughter.

COVID-19 pandemic poses a threat to survival crops and livestock farmers

by editor1 / Apr 07, 2020 / 0 comments

-With the agriculture sector, one of the biggest contributors to the GDP, the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic poses a threat to the survival of many crops and livestock farmers.

Okongo cattle farmers return livestock from Angola

by editor1 / Mar 04, 2020 / 0 comments

-Cattle farmers from Okongo in the Ohangwena Region have started returning their animals from Angola.

Livestock prices have gone up drastically since beginning of 2020

by editor1 / Jan 24, 2020 / 0 comments

-Livestock farmers are receiving good prices for the marketing of their animals since the beginning of the year.

Livestock numbers at auctions drop considerably

by editor1 / Jan 19, 2020 / 0 comments

-Livestock numbers in the country have dropped considerably following years of drought.

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