Foot and mouth disease must rely of livestock farmers’ adherence to laws set by Department of Agriculture.
Agriculture Minister, Thoko Didiza, announced a national ban on moving cattle on Tuesday. The move is meant to stop the spread of foot-and-mouth disease, which is already present in six provinces.
Movement restrictions aimed at preventing the further spread of foot and mouth disease in the country remain in place
Farmers in one of the provinces have already been asked not to sell or buy cows in order to limit the spread of the Foot and Mouth Disease.
A ban on the movement of livestock has been placed in KZN following an outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease in three regions.
The Western Cape government has added an extra vaccination programme to rollout more rabies jabs to at least 70 000 animals.
The Department of Agriculture, Environmental Affairs, Rural Development, and Land Reform said the four cheetahs are still at large.
Ten Bonsmara bulls were donated to a group of female farmers by the North West Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The Department of Agriculture has spent a whopping R33b on a botched Agri-Parks programme and R33m on a neglected Agri-Park in Gauteng.
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Western Cape authorities are investigating the spread of the outbreak of the disease after pigs on two farms tested positive for African Swine Fever.
The court found that abalone poacher Solomon Sauls had been working in cahoots with nine officials from the department.
While the agricultural sector was negatively impacted by COVID-19, the subsistence farmers and household producers remain the most affected.
Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza said on Monday that her decision to lift the ban followed a briefing from a technical task team at the weekend.