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VACANCIES

  ¬†Vacancies-PIB -2019 VACANCIES Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following positions that have arisen at the Pig Industry Board, Arcturus station: ¬† 1: PIGGERY UNITS MANAGER Reporting to the Deputy Director Technical the incumbent will be responsible for: Production and supplying of breeding stock to farmers and attending to their queries. Managing and ...

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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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Training

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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PIB

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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