Zim in poor quality beef production due to fodder challenges

By Kuda Pembere Zimbabwe is losing out on the beef export market for it is largely producing low quality meat, particularly the Economy grade. This has been attributed to the shortage of feed and fodder in the country, coupled with the El Nino induced drought which has claimed about 9000 cattle. This grade ranks the lowest in the classification of beef as the Super grade comes up top, followed by the Choice Grade, and then the Commercial Grade. Experts say when the animal is classified as economy grade, it is…

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