Sheep, goat business poised for growth

THE Small Livestock Association of Zambia (SLAZ) says small livestock, namely sheep and goats, are poised for growth following the increase in demand among consumers.

The number of goats traded at Chibolya and Kasumbalesa markets increased by over 60,000, to over 150,000 in 2017 compared to the previous year.

SLAZ secretary general Elias Nkhuwa said the association has also increased the number of sheep traded in Lusaka and Kasumbalesa markets to 18,020 in 2017 from the previous 15,345 in 2016.
Mr Nkhuwa said in response to a query recently that SLAZ, in partnership with the Cross Border Traders Association (CBTA), has also managed to build a new livestock market in Kasumbalesa, which will be….

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