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Poultry Industry News: Zimbabwe

06 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Puma Energy partners with Chicken Hut
ZIMBABWE, 6 December 2018 - Fast food outlet, Chicken Hut has entered into a partnership deal with Puma Energy that will see outlets open at every Puma service station across the country...
08 January 2018
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Egg Shortage Grips Zimbabwean Poultry Industry
ZIMBABWE - There is a massive shortage of chicken eggs on the local market due to the effects of avian influenza outbreak which occurred last year severely impacting on the country’s poultry industry, an official said....
11 December 2017
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Foreign Currency Shortage Hits Day Old Chicken Imports
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe Stock Exchange listed company, Innscor Africa Limited operations, says the volumes of processed chicken has normalised, but constant supply might be hampered by the acute foreign currency shortages in the country....
09 November 2017
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Women Urged to Make First Lady's Chicken Project a Success
ZIMBABWE - Zanu-PF Women’s League members in Matabeleland North have been challenged to make First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe’s chicken project a success. ...
19 October 2017
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Call for Govt Permission to Import Hatching Eggs
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe’s avian influenza-ravaged poultry can be revived if Government allows more suppliers to import hatching eggs, players in the sector have said....
13 October 2017
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Nkayi Women Receive Training in Poultry Rearing
ZIMBABWE - About 200 women in Nkayi, Matabeleland North Province were yesterday trained on how to rear broiler chickens, as part of the First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe’s nationwide poultry training programme that is meant to empower zanu-pf Women’s League...
11 October 2017
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Poultry Producers Import Hatching Eggs from Europe
ZIMBABWE - Poultry producers could be forced to import hatching eggs from Europe on the back of local and regional shortages that were triggered by the outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza virus commonly known as bird flu....
09 October 2017
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Innscor to Inject US$8M Towards Chicken Restocking
ZIMBABWE - Innscor Africa Ltd says it is planning to invest in excess of US$8 million for the restocking of its chicken-rearing subsidiary Irvine’s in the aftermath of the recent avian flu outbreak outbreak at the company’s Lanark Farm....
02 October 2017
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Zimbabwean Govt Suspends Duty on Fertilised Poultry Eggs
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe has suspended import duty on fertilized poultry eggs for a six month period in a bid to revive poultry production following successive outbreaks of avian influenza in the country....
20 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Fairhill Chickens’ Production Down 25%
ZIMBABWE - Gweru-based poultry producer, Fairhill Chickens’ production has plummeted by more than 25 per cent owing to the highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza virus commonly known as bird flu, which broke out in the country in May....
13 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Great Market for Zimbabwean Free Range Chickens in China
ZIMBABWE - The People's Republic of China Ambassador Huang Ping says there is a great market opportunity for Zimbabwe's free range chicken better known as roadrunners in his country....
08 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Zimbabwean First Lady's Poultry Project to Transform Lives
ZIMBABWE - First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe's poultry project has potential to be used as collateral in accessing loans from financial institutions if beneficiaries effectively and efficiently implement it, zanu-pf Women's League national secretary for Administration,...
01 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Zimbabwean First Lady Embarks on Poultry Training Project
ZIMBABWE - First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe has embarked on a nationwide poultry training programme that will run until end of next month to empower Zanu-PF Women's League members, with each province expected to benefit from a donation of 3000 chicks to kick-start...
07 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Avian Influenza Outbreak Hits Irvine's
ZIMBABWE - The Government has put major poultry producer, Irvine's Private Limited's white meat and egg sub-sector under quarantine following an outbreak of avian influenza that left thousands of birds dead....
05 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Free Range Poultry Production Rising in Zimbabwe
ZIMBABWE - The growing interest in indigenous foods by many Zimbabweans could be the break that local free-range poultry farmers have been waiting for in a market that has been dominated by hybrids....
31 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Zimbabwean Farmers Urged 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....
24 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Poultry Producers Say ZIMRA Killing Business
ZIMBABWE - The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) has instructed chicken abattoirs to pay 15 per cent value-added-tax (VAT) on all inputs, including capital investments used in broiler production, post statutory instrument (SI) 26A of 2017....
13 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Rural Folks to Use Livestock as Health Cover
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 said....
14 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Zimbabwean Poultry Sector Records 1% Slump in 2016
ZIMBABWE - The poultry industry in Zimbabwe recorded a 1 per cent slump in 2016 after producing 74,8 million broiler day old chicks, an industry official statistics revealed....
02 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe 2016 a Challenging Year for Livestock Sector in Zimbabwe
ZIMBABWE - The year 2016 proved to be a rather trying period for the livestock sector. The drought and continued pressure on consumer purchasing power exerted many challenges on all parts of livestock value chains....
01 November 2016
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Global Food Vision at Cobb Conference in Zimbabwe
ZIMBABWE - The role of chicken in helping to make good food affordable to the many different types of consumers around the world was expounded by Donnie Smith, chief executive officer of Tyson Foods, at a conference in Zimbabwe for Cobb distributors across...
19 January 2016
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Battles Illegal Chicken Imports from Neighbour
ZIMBABWE - As South Africa rushes to meet demands that it opens up for poultry imports from the US, Zimbabwean chicken producers are worried over illegal imports from the continent’s number two economy, with an association of chicken producers saying...
13 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Poultry Industry Struggling with Cheap Imports
Players in the poultry industry in Zimbabwe have cut chicken prices by 23 per cent, with indications that the market was flooded by cheap imports, an industry official has said....
09 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Poultry Industry Grows in Q1 2015
ZIMBABWE - The poultry industry in Zimbabwe recorded a 22 percent growth in the first quarter of 2015 after producing 17 million broiler day old chicks, an industry official has said....
20 May 2015
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Poultry Industry Grows in First Quarter of 2015
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe reported in early May that its poultry industry had grown by 22 per cent during the first quarter period of 2015....
 
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