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13:00
13:00

Impunity: Unvaccinated Cattle Invade Nakasongola Under Armed Guard Despite Quarantine 4 1

Richard Miiro Kigayaza the Nakasongola district councillor for Nabiswera sub-county says that several people including officers of Uganda People’s Defense Forces have bought land in their area and transport cattle daily without following procedures.
17:39
17:39

Jinja City Confirms FMD Outbreak cattle 3 1

Speaking to URN on Saturday, Rajab Kiito, the Public Relations Officer Jinja city, said FMD is mainly affecting pastoralists who graze their cattle along different streets within the city.
16:36
16:36

NRM Chairperson on the Spot For Releasing Cattle into Resident's Gardens village 4 1

According to the residents, the latest incidents occurred on Monday last week and Tuesday night where the cows destroyed several acres of their crops. This prompted the residents to impound over 200 head of cattle and held them at Kavule primary school playground insisting that Kalangwa compensates them for the damage.
15:33
15:33

Gulu District Struggles to Contain Outbreak of Black Quarter Disease vaccination 1 1

Margret Lapaka, one of the affected farmers in Paicho Sub County says they are struggling to pay the extension workers in the District 5,000 shillings for each animal to get vaccinated.
12:07
12:07

Two Suspected Cattle Thieves Lynched in Buyende District resident

Richard Kajura, one of the residents says that the deceased had instructed him to load two cows on a waiting pickup which would transport them to the police station as exhibits, when he received a phone call alerting him that he was being robbed.
12:26
12:26

Bunyoro Live stock Farmers Hit-Hard by Market Closure livestock markets 3 1 Top story

Benon Mugisa, a herdsman in Buseruka in Hoima district, says life has become extremely difficult for them now that they cannot sell animals since they no longer access markets.
18:23
18:23

Construction of Cross Border Markets in Amudat Near Completion cattle 1

The markets are being constructed by Amudat District local government with support from Mercy Corps, Development Initiative for Northern Uganda (DINU) and government of Uganda, through the Resilience Project.
12:36
12:36

Hoima Cattle Farmers Relocate Animals to Luweero dry spell 4 1

Godfrey Kahiiga, a cattle farmer from Kigorobya Sub County says all the dams and wells where their animals would access drinking water have dried up forcing them to trek close to over 10km in search of water for their animals daily.
13:38
13:38

Herdsmen Raise Concerns over Cattle Thefts in Bunyoro security 5 1

Cattle thefts have been rampant for the past three months in Buliisa, Hoima Kikuube, Kiryandongo and Masindi districts.
17:00
17:00

Cattle Farmers Hike Prices Ahead of Christmas beef 3 1 Top story

Joan Karungi, a resident of Kigorobya Sub County says that if beef prices continue to rise, several people may decide to forego eating meat during Christmas
06:50
06:50

Karamoja Residents Resort to Wildlife, Several Arrested tourism industry

According to Ediau, the activities of the poachers are threatening the tourism industry especially in Karamoja sub region, which is endowed with many rare animal species. He revealed that a number of suspects have been produced in court and remanded, awaiting trial.
12:54
12:54

Herdsmen Upbeat as Rains Start in Hoima District drought 4 1

While droughts are uncommon in Hoima, the length and severity of the dry conditions since September last year have strained cattle farmers. They endured dry conditions for more than five months, hand feeding their animals and forced to sell down stock as they run out of pasture and water during the prolonged dry spell.
07:29
07:29

Karamojong Rustlers Raid Over 10 Cows in Otuke committee

Edison Birema, the Otuke District Police Commander, says the hunt for the suspect cattle rustlers is ongoing. This the sixth time Otuke district is recording cattle raids by the suspected rustlers since the beginning of this year involving not less than 50 animals. Robert Abak, the Otuke Resident District Commissioner told URN they have deployed both the Anti- Stock Theft Unit police personnel-ASTUS and UPDF soldiers to track on the suspected rustlers. This is the second time the group is rustling cattle from this same Sub County within a space of one month.
11:04
11:04

Cattle Farmers In Hoima Protest Rampant Theft Of Animals 4

Paul Rwabajungu, a cattle keeper in Kigorobya sub county says despite several reports made to the relevant security operatives about the rampant cattle theft, nothing has been done to address the issue. He says they are now forced to sleep in the kraals to protect their animals from being stolen.
11:15
11:15

Cattle Traders Excited as Animal Quarantine is Lifted sub county 3 1

Dr. Patrick Ndorwa, the Hoima District Veterinary Officer, says the ministry has finally lifted the livestock quarantine. He says the livestock traders and markets are free to resume their normal operations.
14:10
14:10

Buseruka Farmers Decry Rampant Cattle Thefts security 2 1

Records at Buseruka police post indicate that over 100 cows have been stolen since March this year from different kraals in the sub-county. The most affected cattle farmers are from the villages of Tonya, Kabaale, Buseruka, Rwamutungo, Kasenyi-Lyato, Kayera, Nyamasoga and Kiryamboga.
19:58
19:58

Tick Borne Disease Kills 200,000 Cattle vaccines 2 1

Professor Anthony Mugisha from Makerere University who is leading a team of scientists doing field clinical trials on tick disease says that most of the animals that died as a result of being attacked by ticks.
10:58
10:58

Nebbi Residents Lose 580 Cows to Thieves bail

Esrom William Alenyo, the Nebbi LC V Chairperson has called for increased vigilance from residents. He asks residents to report any suspicious people within their communities for possible action by the authorities.
13:06
13:06

Police Net Mbarara Most Wanted Cattle Thief After Six Years cattle rustling 2

Twenty-six-year-old Ivan Nganyira, a resident of Bwizibwera in Rwanyamahembe Sub County, is suspected to have masterminded the theft of over 400 cows and an unknown number of goats in six years.
12:25
12:25

Isingiro Leaders Protest Partial Quarantine local leaders 2

Donozio Kibanda, the Birere Sub county LC V councilor, accuses the Veterinary Department of making the pronouncement without any scientific proof. He says the department should be in position to present communication from the Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Ministries on the quarantine.
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