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piggery manager advert VACANCY VACANCY Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following position that has arisen at the Pig Industry Board, Arcturus station: DIRECTOR The Board of the Pig Industry Board, a parastatal under the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Development, with a focus on pig development in Zimbabwe, invites applications ...

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Artificial Insemination

Artificial Insemination is a cheaper and effective way of improving genetics on your enterprise. Apart from improving your genetics, it should also guarantee that each mating is carried out using viable sperm, which could not normally be achieved cost-effectively by natural service. The success of the procedure depends on many factors including but not limited to the use of a ...

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PIB conducts practical courses in the field of pig husbandry. The most popular practical course offered is the 3 week practical course. The practical course is conducted at the PIB stations in Arcturus and Bulawayo. The course involves the trainee working alongside experienced stockman during the three week period. During the course the trainees will be given lectures on pig ...

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The Pig Industry Board of Zimbabwe (PIB) is a parastatal under the Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanization and Irrigation Development. It derives its mandate to develop the pig industry from the Pig Industry Act (Chapter 18:15). The core functions of PIB are genetic improvement, research, promotion of production and marketing of pigs. The PIB undertakes training and extension activities to promote ...

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