MEASURES TAKEN TO IMPROVE LIVESTOCK FARMING IN BOTSWANA

MEASURES TAKEN TO IMPROVE LIVESTOCK FARMING IN BOTSWANA
  • Subdividing land into paddocks so as to regulate grazing
  • Setting up demonstration farms to teach farmers new skills and principles of paddock farming
  • Initiating quality breeds to check on the mixing of livestock and survival tactics
  • Provision of water through boreholes, valley dams, water troughs, etc
  • Provision of veterinary services through the mobile animal husbandry staff
  • Establishment of animal facilities like cattle dips, slaughter houses, etc
  • Establishment of Botswana Meat Commission that caters for the quality of livestock and marketing the products
  • A system of disease control fences has been installed to prevent transmission of diseases from one herd to another.

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