Nuwe neiging terug na bulle uit suiwer rasse

Te oordeel aan die pryse wat hy die afgelope twee jaar vir sy bulle kry, glo hy daar is ’n nuwe neiging na bulle...

To show or not to show

Another year has gone by, and once again we are looking back and reflecting on the truth contained in the 2 000-year-old phrase by Ecclesiastes:...

The advantages of production measurement

Many sheep and goat farmers do not yet practice the principle of production measurement and record-keeping with regards to small stock. However, SA Stud...

Bou jou kudde op na die droogte

Die meeste veeprodusente in die sentrale en noordelike binneland kom uit ’n erge droogtesiklus wat ongeveer drie tot vier jaar geduur het. Hierdie droogtes...

Rebuilding female herds after the drought

Most livestock producers in the central and northern interior are emerging from a severe drought cycle that dragged on for approximately three to four...

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...

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...

Goeie krale bly ’n goeie belegging

Op enige veeplaas word die belangrikste werk in krale gedoen, en daarom is goed ingerigte krale die moeite werd. Om goeie hanteringsgeriewe te bou,...

Extensive research conducted on disease resistance

Every year animal diseases lead to millions of rand worth of production losses. Since control is becoming increasingly more expensive and challenging, scientists are...

The local wool industry: A major success story

By Koos du Pisanie The South African wool industry is in a privileged position and has ample opportunity for growth. Wool prices are doing remarkably...