Stockfarm

Stockfarm is a semi-scientific magazine for commercial and aspiring commercial livestock farmers who wish to farm more profitably by applying sound farming practices. Stockfarm is calendar driven and supplies information that is applicable to a particular season and particular circumstances. The magazine addresses topics ranging from feed and nutrition, to animal health, crops, grazing, breeding, handling and management. Sound information for farmers who are serious about their trade.

Read Stockfarm in May

Read Stockfarm in May

While, to many, winter may seem to be a season of very little growth, things are a little different on the livestock farm. Here the production cycle never ceases. Livestock farmers must continue planning in order to feed and nurture their animals, to ensure delivery of the best product all year round. This edition is chock-a-block full of information aimed at assisting our farmers to increase their profits and improve their farming methods.

Look forward to articles on:

  • Abattoirs and agents – what you should know.
  • Sernick’s research facilities.
  • Bertus Burger – cattle farmer of the year.
  • Rounding off in the feedlot.
  • Cover crops.
  • Camp design for game farmers.
  • Dry cow nutrition.
  • Silage talk.
  • Benefits of pure breeding.
  • Veeplaas school herd projects.
  • Johne’s disease.
  • Lameness in dairy cows.
  • #VideoVet Part 3: Downer cattle.
  • Land reform.
  • Using drones on your farm.

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Contact Beauty Mthombeni on 062 890 6941 or beauty@plaasmedia.co.za. Or SMS “Subscribe” and your phone number to 062 890 6941 and we will phone you back.