Saturday

July 13, 2024

Agri EC and EC RPO Bio-Security Foot and Mouth Disease Information Day

Given the threat that the red meat industry is facing with regards to FMD, four information sessions
are being held to update farmers, agents, feedlot owners and veterinarians as to the current situation,
control measures and what is required from the industry to get this disease under control.

Topics and Presenters

1) FMD overview and control measures – Dr Shaun Morris, Consulting Veterinarian to the South
African Feedlot Association.

2) Bio-security Rules for Livestock Agents – Dan Kriek, Livestock Producer Representative
APAC.

3) SA Feedlot Perspective and the Red Meat Industry Services-Dewald Olivier, CEO Feedlot
Association.

4) Livestock Traceability, - Günther Pretorius, Manager Natural Resources Agri EC

The four venues, dates and times are as follows:

19 September – Gqeberha - Van Stadens Farmers Association Hall
11h30 - 15h30
(Light lunch will be served)

20 September-Cradock - The Palms
09h00 - 12h00
(Light lunch will be served)

20 September-Komani - Roydon Guest Farm
14h00 – 17h00
(Refreshments will be served)

21 September – Stutterheim - Country Club
09h00 – 13h00
(Light lunch will be served)

REGISTRATION : FREE FOR ALL THE INFORMATION DAYS

Kindly please RSVP to Natasja Barkhuizen by 15 September (for catering purposes)

natasja.barkhuizen@agriec.co.za

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