Second foot-and-mouth disease outbreak hits already struggling Eastern Cape farmers hard

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A second foot-and-mouth disease outbreak has crippled farmers across the country, with livestock auctions and wool sales cancelled as a result.

The minister of agriculture, land reform & rural development (DALRRD) on December 4 gazetted a national ban on the gathering of cloven-hoofed animals at livestock auctions, shows and similar activities...

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