Zimbabwe Commercial Farmers Union
president Mr Wonder Chabikwa said de-stocking was delayed and now ranchers were encountering issues in selling their cattle.
Deon Theron, former president of the Commercial Farmers Union
, said the conservancies were protected by law, but the absence of the rule of law means any individual can target an area and invade with impunity.
The forum consists of livestock producers from the Namibia Agricultural Union, the Namibia National Farmers' Union and the Namibia Emerging Commercial Farmers Union
The attackers were trying to evict them, although many of the farmers have court orders allowing them to stay on their land, while one is protected under an investment pact with Malaysia, the mainly white Commercial Farmers Union
Three farmers and a manager were beaten in Mashonaland West, a stronghold of Mugabe's ZANU-PF party, said Deon Theron, vice president of the Commercial Farmers Union
Her daughter-in-law, Jennifer Williams, 45, a member of the Commercial Farmers Union
, was also released.
David Hasluck, the immediate past director of Zimbabwe's white Commercial Farmers Union
(CFU), blames Tony Blair's Labour government for messing up in Zimbabwe.
At least four other farmers were under pressure from black settlers to leave, said Williams and the Commercial Farmers Union
, representing 4,000 white farmers.
David Hasluck, director of the Commercial Farmers Union
, said: "There has been no activity, arrests or approaches at this time.
Commercial Farmers Union
spokeswoman Jenni Williams said last night: "It is extremely tense.
Mr Blair puts that record straight by noting that, before the farm invasions started, the 4,000 members of the Commercial Farmers Union
, the vast majority of them white, owned 8.
In the first incident reported since Zimbabwe agreed to halt farm invasions, the mainly white Commercial Farmers Union
(CFU) said more than 150 militants armed with logs and axes had attacked a farm in Beatrice, 31 miles south of Harare.