Uiergesondheid: Voor- en nasorg is ewe belangrik

Die koste verbonde aan mastitis word maklik onderskat. Dit veroorsaak astronomiese verliese in melkkuddes en is die grootste rede waarom melkkoeie uitgeskot word. So...

Four key steps in treating cattle

Beef producers deal with infectious conditions throughout the year. Challenges such as respiratory disease, scours, foot-rot and pinkeye keep you hopping with preventive tactics....

Wees versigtig vir blougroen-alg vergiftiging

Algvergiftiging is vir baie boere onbekend, maar kan tot skielike vrektes in vee lei. Die giftige blougroen-alg (Microcystis aeruginosa) kom in baie damme en...

A lame cow should be culled

Lameness among cattle is one of the main reasons why many dairy cattle have to be culled every year. Unfortunately there are many reasons...

#VideoVet: Your vaccination checklist

The core of animal health management on any farm is having and implementing a structured immunisation or vaccination programme. “It is crucial to consult...

Onderskei tussen vrotpootjie en sweerklou

Vrotpootjie en sweerklou word dikwels met mekaar verwar. Jannie Fourie, die NWKV se produksieadviseur in Caledon, Wes-Kaap, verduidelik hoe produsente tussen dié twee siektes...

Herding for health project supports communal farmers

The Herding for Health Project that was initiated by the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Pretoria (UP) is a One Health,...

Beheer skaapbrandsiekte só

deur Jannie Fourie, NWKV-produksie-adviseur in die Wes-Kaap Brandsiekte is ’n hoogs aansteeklike en verwoestende velsiekte onder skape. Dit is ’n beheerde siekte ingevolge die Wet...

#VideoVet: Milk fever doesn’t have to reach fever pitch

When milk fever occurs in livestock, it is very important to treat the animal immediately and to monitor it afterwards. “Milkfever occurs commonly in...

Bluetongue research brings new hope for Africa

For several years South Africa has been setting the pace for research on African-borne animal diseases, but research on new bluetongue strains has been...