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    A NEW OUTBREAK OF FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE DETECTED IN KWAZULU NATAL

    Article supplied: Afrivet It is with some dismay but little surprise that we learn from a media release by the Minister of Agriculture (DALRRD) of another outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), this time near Mtubatuba in KZN. This press release also announces the declaration of a temporary “standstill area” in 2 districts as well as […] More

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    Opportunity in the crisis: FMD-outbreak spotlights need to safeguard SA beef industry

    Beefmaster supports ban on auctions in order to protect animal economy Beefmaster Group South Africa supports the national ban on the gathering of cloven-hoofed animals, including livestock auctions, shows and similar activities, which was gazetted by the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development yesterday. A joint statement issued by the Department and the […] More