Conspiracies swirl around Ngamiland�s fresh FMD outbreak

Ravaged: FMD has breached Hainaveldt farms
Ravaged: FMD has breached Hainaveldt farms

While they contemplated a year of reduced pasture due to drought, Ngamiland farmers were dealt a deathblow recently when Foot and Mouth Disease broke out in the heartland of Hainaveld. Mmegi Correspondent, BONIFACE KEAKABETSE notes that the resultant despondency has fuelled whispers of conspiracies in the region

Hainaveld Farms, situated on the northern border of the Central Kgalagadi Game Reserve, has been the mainstay of beef production in Ngamiland.

Hainaveld Farms were renowned as a safe haven against spates of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), which has been afflicting other parts of Ngamiland since the 2007 Habu outbreak.

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