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Poultry Industry News: Zimbabwe

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....
16 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Backyard Poultry Ban in Zimbabwe's Capital
ZIMBABWE - Harare council has banned poultry in residential areas....
31 December 2014
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Ross Voted Bird of Choice in Zimbabwe
ZIMBABWE - Ross® Africa will now become the exclusive suppliers to Hamara Farms and Higro Distribution in Zimbabwe....
13 June 2014
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Largest Cobb Technical Seminar for Africa
ZIMBABWE - More than 100 customers representing 13 African countries attended the largest Cobb Africa technical seminar so far. The school was run on Irvine’s Zimbabwe premises so practical sessions could be carried out in the commercial environment...
14 April 2014
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Faces Poultry Price Hike
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe's poultry prices are set to rise following the imposition of a compulsory licence for importers by government, the African Development Bank (AfDB) warned....
07 March 2014
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Irvine’s Zimbabwe Award Presentations
ZIMBABWE - Some of the major achievements of the Cobb-Vantress, Inc. distributor Irvine’s Zimbabwe in a successful 2013 were outlined by the chairman, David Irvine, at the company’s annual party in Harare in appreciation of the custom and support...
07 October 2013
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Suspected Newcastle Disease Outbreak in Zimbabwean Province
ZIMBABWE - A suspected Newcastle disease outbreak has hit Domboshava, killing large numbers of poultry daily. ...
27 May 2013
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Zimbabwe's Producers Beat Back Imports
ZIMBABWE - Home-poultry products are becoming more competitive, according to the local industry association....
10 May 2013
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Russians to Partner with CFI's Poultry Division
ZIMBABWE - Agro-industrial firm CFI is set for a rebound as it emerged that a new investor, a global company called Meat Team, will partner its poultry division, Suncrest in a joint venture that will change the company’s fortunes....
16 April 2013
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Air Zimbabwe Goes into Chicken Business
ZIMBABWE - The poultry business had become so lucrative at the height of the country’s economic crisis that Air Zimbabwe and the Civil Aviation Authority decided to get into the business and fly out day-old chicks to earn forex. ...
 
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