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Fight deadly bird-flu with intense bio-security

The most important weapons in the fight against the ever-present possibility of Avian influenza (bird flu) outbreaks is bio-security and well-trained staff remain. Dr Sean...

Warmbad farmers advised to sell livestock

Farmers in the drought stricken Warmbad area have been advised to sell off some of their livestock. Dennis Coetzee, Karasburg East constituency Councillor said farmers...

New study to aid sheep breeding programmes

Fresh insights into the genetic code of sheep could aid breeding programmes to improve their health and productivity. The Roslin InstituteScientists have mapped which genes...

Best Hartebeestloop Bonsmara bull fetches N$210,000

Agra’s ability to organise bumper stud auctions was proven again last week when a record crowd attended the 10th Hartebeestloop farmer’s day and Bonsmara...

Meat Board approves additional condition to Sheep Marketing Scheme

The Meat Board, at its latest board meeting a fortnight ago approved an additional condition to the sheep marketing scheme quotas. In a statement the...

Bush-Feed gives cattle exceptional growth

Farmers do not only use bush-feed as a drought emergency feed but 50% of the farmers also use it as a supplement feed throughout...

There’s a market niche for pig farming

Pig farming is one sector that has not been affected by the export drama that has engulfed the Namibia meat industry over the last...

Weaner exports to South Africa double

The export of weaners to South Africa has almost doubled since the new and more relaxed import regulations from the neighbouring country came into...

Okapuka feedlot reopens for now

In the aftermath of the crippling drought, the Meat Corporation of Namibia has been left with little choice but to temporarily reopen its flagship...

Beef farmers rejoice as Okapuka reopens

An almost two month-long spat between Meatco and the Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS), in which emotions sometimes reached boiling point, over the closure...

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