Meatco’s export abattoir in Namibia is currently operating under a red-cross permit after receiving cattle from the surveillance zone, South of the Veterinary Cordon Fence (SVCF).

The permit became effective on 19 April 2018 and will be lifted on Sunday, 20 May 2018, should the abattoir not receive any additional cattle from surveillance zones.

In the same vein, following the recent circular dated 23 April 2018 from the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MAWF), Meatco cautions producers to confirm that the delivery permits that have been already issued do not apply to the settlements placed under movement restrictions in the Okakarara State Veterinary District. – Meatco

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