Farmers on panic mode following FMD outbreak

Meat Carcass PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Meat Carcass PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

FRANCISTOWN: The Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) outbreak has stirred panic amongst farmers in the North East District (NED).

The region has over the last two decades been experiencing the recurrence problem of FMD due to a number of reasons amongst them elephants destroying the border fence paving way for cattle to move freely between Botswana and Zimbabwe, thus spreading the disease.

Ramokgwebana farmers' committee spokesperson, Ennie Ndabulo has told this publication that the farmers have been experiencing sleepless nights since the outbreak.

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