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Buying calves for a feedlot: What to look for

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Since 2020, the Department of Animal Science at the University of Pretoria has been offering BScAgric Animal Science students...

Focus on formidable farmers: For the love of farming

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes Stockfarm recently visited two formidable farmers in the Eastern Cape, both of whom are making their mark in South...

#kykweervrydag Plaas TV 27 Junie tot 1 Julie

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Hierdie week het Plaas TV weereens vir interessante kykstof gesorg en vandag is #kykweervrydag. Hier is ʼn opsomming van...

Book now: Learn how to farm alongside predators

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes The Cape Leopard Trust, in partnership with experts from the Herding Academy and CapeNature, will soon host a series...

#kykweervrydag Plaas TV 16 Mei tot 20 Mei

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Hierdie week het Plaas TV weereens vir interessante kykstof gesorg en vandag is #kykweervrydag. Hier is ʼn opsomming van...

Crossbreeding with Sussex for perfect balance

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes DJ Lubbe was raised on a dryland farm in the Christiana district. Consequently, he was interested in farming from...

Emerging cattle farmers tackle challenges through co-operative

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes The challenge of making genetic progress in beef cattle breeding in a communal area where hundreds of cows and...

Early-maturing traits to optimise profitability

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes An early-maturing, easy fleshing, short on the leg animal with excellent hormonal balance. That is the breeding objective that...

Skaapboerdery vir beginners: Die waarde van ’n skaaphond

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Die gebruik van honde op ’n veeplaas, vertel Bruce MacLarty, kan die boer geweldig help in die doeltreffende hantering...

Diversification keeps the pot boiling and the cashflow going

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes When Shakes Shabalala of Ladysmith resigned from the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) in 2017, the plan was...