Outbreak Of Anthrax

All farmers are requested to urgently vaccinate their animals against anthrax. This includes cattle, sheep and goats. Anthrax also occurs within game and under no circumstances must venison of infected game, be consumed. Farmers must also be very cautious when buying in new animals and ensure that the animals are disease-free. The movement of animals …

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Foot And Mouth Disease: Update

On 7 January 2019, an outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) was confirmed in cattle in the Vhembe district of Limpopo Province. The outbreak occurred in the high surveillance area of the FMD Free Zone, immediately adjacent to the protection zone. The outbreak was reported to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and, …

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Updated FMD Report

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) and the DirectorGeneral of Animal Health, Dr Maja, released an updated report on the FMD situation on 15 February 2019. In the report it is indicated that 22 000 animals have been vaccinated since 14 January 2019. More or less 12 000 of these animals have been …

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Joint Update Statement of the Department and between the Red Meat Industry on FMD

Joint Update Statement of the Department and between the Red Meat Industry on the Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak in Vhembe District delivered Honourable Minister Senzeni Zokwana (MP) 04 February 2019 On the 14th of January 2019, as the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, I convened a meeting with the Red Meat Association to engage on better responses on …

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GESAMENTLIKE MEDIAVERKLARING

GESAMENTLIKE MEDIAVERKLARING : LIMPOPO DIEREGESONDHEIDSFORUM, RPO NASIONAAL EN RPO LIMPOPO (vir onmiddellike vrystelling) Ter ondersteuning van die staat se pogings om die verloop en gevolge van die voorkoms van bek-en-klouseer (BKS) buite die beheerde gebied van BKS effektief te bestuur en onder beheer te hou, bied die Limpopo Dieregesondheidsforum (LDGF) en die nasionale bedryfsorganisasie vir …

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