Avian Influenza hits Zim again

Lanark Farm, situated in Beatrice, Zimbabwe has, for the second time, been hit by highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak. The first outbreak, which killed...

Namibia reports foot-and-mouth disease outbreak

The Namibian agricultural ministry has announced an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in the Zambezi region of this country.  The ministry's chief veterinary officer, Milton...

Avian influenza outbreak spreads

Following the confirmation of an outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza of the H5N8 type on two farms in Mpumalanga, the Department of Agriculture...

Agri SA lewer sterk uitspraak teen hidroliese breking

Agri SA het tydens ’n onlangse nuuskonferensie sy posisie oor hidroliese breking vir skaliegasontginning in die Karoo en ander dele van Suid-Afrika herbevestig. Volgens...

Hof beslis ten gunste van vuurwapeneienaars in lisensiegeveg

Die Gautengse Hooggeregshof het op 25 en 26 April die hofaansoek aangehoor wat die Suid-Afrikaanse Jagters- en Wildbewaringsvereniging (SA Jagters) teen die minister van...

Update on SA avian influenza outbreak

Astral Foods Limited (Astral) would like to update all stakeholders on the situation regarding the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) H5N8 infection that was...

Avian influenza isolated on an Astral farm

In a recent press release, Astral Foods Limited confirmed that a strain of Avian Influenza (AI) known as H5N8 has been isolated on one...

Theo elected as WFO president

The well-known agriculturalist, Dr Theo de Jager, has just been elected president of the World Farmers Organisation (WFO). The election took place on 13...

Bird flu stops Zimbabwean poultry imports

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries’ (DAFF) Veterinary Services has been notified of an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI, ‘bird flu’)...

Africa: First successful embryo transplant in pigs

The first piglets conceived through embryo flushing were born on 20 May 2017. It is the first successful transplant in Africa and nine healthy...