Farmers Decry Low Livestock Prices

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GHANZI: Livestock farmers here have complained that government’s low livestock prices have a negative impact on their business as they are struggling to make profits.

During the media tour organised by Local Enterprises Authority (LEA) last week, farmers urged government to review livestock prices.

The major customer for small stock farmers is the government through the LIMID scheme in which a goat is priced at P750 per head. Farmers complained that the government has suppressed prices without considering the quality of animal breed.

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