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11:22
11:22

Drought Hits Kasese Cattle Keepers 2

The severe drought has also seen a drop in milk production and subsequent increase in price with a litre increasing from 2,000 Shillings a month ago to between 2,400 and 2,800 Shillings across the district
15:21
15:21

Ntoroko Pastoralists Demand Gov't Intervention As Floods Ravage District cattle keepers 3 1

The cattle keepers and area leaders express fears that the floods continue to submerge their farms and cattle keeping, the major economic activity in the district, is under threat.
10:55
10:55

Dry Spell Threatens the Livelihood of Kasese Pastoralists cattle keepers 3 3

Nyakatonzi sub-county, which hosts the largest number of cattle in the district, three government-built valley dams have already dried up leaving farmers in fear. These dams serve close to 40, 000 cattle and other domestic animals
19:03
19:03

Lwemiyaga Cattle keepers, Traders Petition Parliament Over Market Blockade 1 5

Accompanied by their area MP Theodore Ssekikubo, the cattle keepers and traders reported the arbitrary and unlawful blocking of their cattle market by the police even in the absence of the Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in their area.
07:00
07:00

Cattle Keepers Cry Out As Drought Ravages Ntoroko District cattle markets 1 5

Ntoroko District Veterinary Officer Patrick Bagonza says that 15,000 head of cattle have so far died. Bagonza says that the dry spell being experienced in the district is the worst in many years. The most affected areas include Bweramule, Kanara, Rwebisengo and Butungama Sub Counties.
08:42
08:42

Greater North MPs Push For Cattle Policy cattle keepers

Legislators subscribing to the Greater North Parliamentary Group have launched a campaign aimed at lobbying government come up with a policy that will ensure value addition to cattle products.
10:18
10:18

Ntoroko Cattle Keepers Affected By Lack of Water Sources 1

Cattle keepers in Ntoroko district are facing problems of accessing water for their livestock. Some parts of the district which include Karugutu and Nombe have been experiencing a long dry spell for the past two months, which has left livestock with no water and pasture to feed on.
17:14
17:14

Minister Accuses Kiruhura Farmers of Politicising East Coast Fever Outbreak kiruhura district 1

State Minister for Animal Industry Bright Rwamirama has said farmers in Kiruhura district are politicizing the prevalence of the East Coast Fever in the area.
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