January Disease Kills Thousands of Cattle in Zimbabwe

At least 2,000 cattle have died of January disease, also known as Theileriosis - a tick-borne disease common between December and March. The government has blamed the deaths on lack of dipping chemicals and fake chemicals on the market.



  • Zimbabwe:  January Disease Kills 2 000 Cattle

    The Herald, 30 January 2018

    At least 2 000 cattle have died of January disease, also known as Theileriosis - a tick-borne disease common between December and March - with Government is urging farmers to… Read more »

The carcass of a cow (file photo).

  • Zimbabwe:  'Livestock Situation Satisfactory'

    The Herald, 24 January 2018

    The Zimbabwe Farmers' Union (ZFU) yesterday said the condition of livestock in most parts of the country is satisfactory, as pastures and drinking water continue to be readily… Read more »