Tender for the Supply and Delivery of Meat Goats to Chipata, Kaoma, and Zimba Districts

Heifer international Zambia

Heifer International Zambia


Heifer International Zambia is engaging registered firms to supply 660 good-quality local female goats and 33 improved male goats (Boer/local crosses) in Chipata, Kaoma and Zimba districts.

The tender is for the supply and delivery of indigenous female and improved male goats to the listed project areas as indicated on the schedule of requirements below:


  • District-Chipata (Eastern Province)
  • Number of Goats- 180 Female
  • Number of Goats- 9 male

Distance from the town to delivery area:

1.       Mwaiseni Group: 52km

2.      Sesema Group: 62km

3.      Katambo Group: 50km

NB: Please note that the delivery sites denote distances from Chipata town.


  • District-Kaoma(Western Province)
  • Number of Goats- 240 Female
  • Number of Goats- 12 male

Distance from the town to delivery area:

1.       Nanguka Group: 53km

2.      Twakaule Group: 55km

3.      Kashinzi Group: 19km

4.      Kakula Mayewe: 38km

5.      Best Vision: 18km

6.      God First: 13km

NB: Please note that the delivery sites denote distances from Kaoma town.


  • District-Zimba(Southern Province)
  • Number of Goats- 240 Female
  • Number of Goats- 12 male

Distance from the town to delivery area:

1.       Sulwe Group: 73km

2.      Mulamfu Group: 90km

3.      Kasukwe Group: 82km

4.      Sianchinda: 75km

NB: Please note that Zimba delivery sites denote distances from Kalomo town.

Animal Health and Welfare Requirements:

  • Once the goats are procured, they should be bulked and tagged with identifiable marks (preferably ear tags). Once bulked it will be easier to undertake tasks like sample collection, and deworming.
  • The goats must originate from areas not under any veterinary restrictions due to outbreaks of any infectious diseases.
  • All goats should be dewormed (ivermectin combined with clorsulon eg Ivomec SuperR, would be cheaper yet effective) sprayed/dipped and clinically examined for ORF by the nearest veterinary official must be dewormed, treated for liver fluke, and given a vitamin and mineral supplement prior to transportation.
  • The management and handling of goats shall comply with applicable regulatory requirements and accepted national standards.
  • All goats must be transported humanely and in conditions appropriate for the delivery of such animals.

Specifications of the animals:

  • Goat Breeds
  • Female goats: good quality indigenous goats
  • Male goats: Improved goats/crosses (preferably Boer/Kalahari red crosses)
  • Age: Does between 8 to 14 months and bucks between 12 to 18 months
  • Active and alert
  • Intelligent and have bright eyes.
  • Balanced with well sprung up ribs and chest cavity.
  • Without deformities
  • Prolific with good growth rate.
  • Treated against internal and external parasites

Health Requirements:

  • The goats should be free of diseases, alert, quick in movement and have a good body conformation.


The contractor must provide the Country Office with the following documentation:

  • Herd health program detailing every vaccination, deworming, and any other treatment given to the goats
  • Results of all tests required hereunder, certified by a state veterinarian appointed by the Country Office.
  • Breeding records.
  • Livestock movement permits for all goats.

Prospective Bidders are required to submit the following:

  1. Company Profile
  2. Registration/Incorporation Certificate from PACRA or Registrar of Societies;
  3. Evidence of similar past or completed or ongoing delivery works in the last 3 years;
  4. Tax Clearance Certificates from ZRA for the last two (2) years for non-cooperatives;
  5. Evidence of Financial Statement from Bankers;

The Bidder is allowed, at its option to bid for individual lots or for a combination of lots;

Interested Bidders may obtain further information from and inspect Bidding documents at:

Heifer International Zambia

Plot No. 1223

Katopola Road



Tel: +260 965 256996

Email: procurement­[email protected]

If further information is required please contact:

Mr. Muyunda Silishebo, Email: [email protected]

Bids shall be sent to the email address provided below on or before Saturday, 23rd March 2024 at 10.00 hours local time.

Bids should be appropriately labeled and marked ‘Tender for the supply and delivery of Goats in the subject and must be sent to [email protected] on or before Saturday 23rd March, 2024 at 10.00 a.m. Zambian time.


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