Tag Archives: FMD

Livestock farmers in KZN urged to remain vigilant over current foot and mouth outbreak

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSABC News, 9 June 2021 State veterinarian for the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Themba Sikhakhane is appealing to livestock farmers in northern KwaZulu-Natal to remain vigilant to prevent the spread of the current foot and mouth … Continue reading

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Three new foot and mouth disease cases reported

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSandile Mchunu, IOL Business Report, 15 January 2020 The Foot and mouth disease (FMD) is proving difficult to contain in Limpopo after three new cases were reported in mid-December, with one reported at the beginning of January. Read More

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Outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in Limpopo ‘not cleared’

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintPromise Marupeng, Sowetan Live, 7 January 2020 The department of agriculture, land reform & rural development and the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) task team have disputed fake news spread by a widely distributed message on social media alleging that the disease … Continue reading

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NW cattle farmers lose millions due to foot and mouth outbreak

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintLucas Mothibedi, SABC News, 30 December 2019 Cattle farmers and livestock auctioneers in the North West are taking the Ministry of Agriculture to court over its decision to ban the movement and selling of livestock. Read More

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Zimbabwe bans SA livestock, meat after food and mouth disease outbreak

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintReuters, 8 November 2019 Zimbabwe has suspended imports of livestock and meat from South Africa for the second time this year after an outbreak of foot and mouth in the north of the country, the agriculture ministry said on Friday. … Continue reading

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Department declares end of foot and mouth outbreak in Limpopo

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintThembelihle Mkhonza, ANA, 28 May 2019 The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) on Tuesday declared the end of a Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak, and said that there had not been any new cases of FMD in the declared … Continue reading

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