THABAZIMBI – A Farmers’ Day will be held on Thursday 19 November at Bellevue farm in Koedoeskop at 10:00. The main focus will be on buffalo, but there will also be a presentation on game farming in general and farming with Nguni cattle.
The day, which is organised by the Veterinary Section of the Department of Agriculture in Thabazimbi, will present information on the movement of buffalo within the Limpopo Province, but also in and out of the province.
The test procedures of buffaloes will also be highlighted. Compulsory tests on buffalo include those for TB, Brucellosis, Corridor Disease and Foot and Mouth Disease.
Information on game farming for upcoming farmers is also on the program.
Three people will address the farmers. The main speaker is dr Chris Mabasa, well-known manager at Agriculture, Limpopo. The other two are both from Polokwane and will discuss game and Nguni cattle.
Lunch will be provided. All game farmers are welcome. For any further enquiries the Dept of Agriculture in Thabazimbi can be called on 014 777 1559. Ask for Roy or Mahura.