List of Abattoirs in Botswana

List of Abattoirs in Botswana

What is Abattoirs?

A slaughterhouse, also called abattoir, is a facility where animals are slaughtered to provide food. Slaughterhouses supply meat, which then becomes the responsibility of a packaging facility.

List of Abattoirs in Botswana

Lenkwaneng Garden Farm


Meat Inspection Training Centre

Gaza Beef (PTY) Ltd

Klein Karoo Rooivleis Abattoir

Eshowe Abattoir Cc

Pidelta Abattoir

Lakhi’s Chicken

Mooi River Abattoir

Laraeba Chickens

Frequently Asked Questions

What does Botswana Meat Commission do?

BMC is a Parastatal and was established in 1965 to promote the development of the countryӳ livestock industry as well as the countryӳ beef and related products globally. Its headquarters is in Lobatse. The premises are an integrated complex housing an abattoir, cannery and byproducts plant as well as a tannery.

When was Botswana Meat Commission established?

Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) was established on the 24th December 1965, by an act of Parliament to promote the development of the country’s beef and related products globally. The first abattoir was opened in Lobatse with Maun and Francistown Abattoirs following in 1983 and 1989 respectively.

What are the 4 major meat companies?

The four major meat companies in the U.S.—Cargill, Tyson Foods, JBS, and National Beef Packing—control 55% to 85% of the hog, cattle, and chicken markets.

Which countries does Botswana export beef?

Apart from the EU, Botswana exports beef and live cattle to Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa, which is also affected by sporadic outbreaks of foot and mouth disease.

How many steers are there in Botswana?

There are currently three Steers Locations in Botswana; Sebele Centre in Gaborone, Palapye and Galo Mall in Francistown.

What are the 4 companies that control most of the meat supply?

These four companies control 84 percent of cattle slaughter. JBS USA, Tyson Foods Inc., Cargill Inc. and National Beef Packing Company are the four companies in question.

What are the 8 classifications of meat?

There are eight total quality grades: Prime, Choice, Select, Standard, Commercial, Utility, Cutter and Canner. They have been used by the beef industry since 1927. The first three quality grades — Prime, Choice and Select — are the most commonly recognized by consumers and are considered food-grade labels by USDA.

What is the biggest problem in the meat industry?

There are three big environmental issues with the production of meat – feed sourcing, manure processing, and climate change. Raising meat takes vast quantities of feed. Millions of acres have been plowed over for large, monoculture crop fields dedicated to feeding livestock.

What are the 4 major causes of meat spoilage?

Microbial growth, oxidation and enzymatic autolysis are the three basic mechanisms responsible for the spoilage of meat. In addition to lipid oxidation and enzyme reactions, meat spoilage is almost always caused by microbial growth.

Is selling beef profitable?

Related. The business of buying and selling cattle can be a considerably lucrative one. A cattle buyer looks only for the healthiest cattle, while a seller wants to make sure that he gets the best prices for the cows he’s selling.

Which city is famous Centre of meat packing?

The correct answer is option (a) Chicago. Explanation: Chicago in USA is the biggest meat-packing centre of the world.