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Meat rabbit farming: A niche waiting to be explored

With some knowledgeable input, the correct infrastructure and a contract that leaves the marketing to someone else, prospective meat rabbit farmers can be assured...

Oorwinteringsopsies in die Oos-Kaapse suurveld

Die term suurveld is uit die trekboerdae oorgeërf toe boere met hul vee tussen die sogenaamde “suurveld” en “soetveld” getrek het om aan die...

Prepare your animals for the feedlot

Feedlotting is a popular topic at farmer’s days and other agricultural gatherings. The focus of these discussions is mainly the measures taken by a...

Ou wingerde – sentiment of skat?

Is ou wingerde slegs ’n sentiment of ’n Suid-Afrikaanse skat? In ‘n onlangse artikel in Wynland-tydskrif gee twee kenners in die bedryf, Jaco Engelbrecht...

Hydroponic feed for intensive sheep production

Academics around the world tend to reject hydroponic feed production, as they content that the moisture content is extremely high and the nutritional value...

Die ekonomiese implikasies van wolskeerfrekwensies

Wanneer ’n produsent besluit om die skeerpatroon van sy wolskape te verander, kan dit ’n rits ekonomiese en ander implikasies inhou. Daarom moet die...

Hidroponiese groenvoer verhoog produksie in krisistye

Wat gaan deur ’n bees- of skaapboer se gedagtes as hy sien sy weiding is besig om af te brand, as hy in tye...

Agro-processing of berries and cherries

Written by Theresa Siebert, Agricultural Research Council – Institute for Agricultural Engineering. Read part 2 of this article on agro-processing of berries and cherries in the August...

Hartwater kos die veebedryf miljoene

Hartwater kos die veebedryf jaarliks miljoene rande aan voorkoming en behandeling. Diere vrek akuut aan die siekte en die voorkoms daarvan keer dat diere...

Heartwater costs the livestock industry millions

The prevention and treatment of heartwater cost the livestock industry millions every year. Animals die acutely from the disease, and its incidence is preventing non-resistant...
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