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Rounding off in the feedlot

In light of the current low maize price, more and more livestock farmers are considering the prospect of rounding off animals for the market...

What SA can learn from Danish biosecurity

Danish farmers are on top of biosecurity to prevent endemic and emerging infectious diseases in livestock herds. What can South Africa learn from them?...

FMD outbreak confirmed in north-western Botswana

The Botswana Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security has confirmed a new outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in the Ngamiland District, about 1 500...

US beef production may be nearing its peak

Since reaching a low point in 2015, (United States) US cattle slaughter has grown rapidly, but in recent months that growth has stalled. US...

Wagyu Information Day

Rising Sun Wagyu Breeders is hosting an Information Day for farmers interested in learning more about farming Wagyu in South Africa and the immense...

Cattle used as currency in Southern Africa

Agricultural extension officers and development workers in Southern Africa need to work with traditional and religious leaders to harness cultural attitudes towards livestock ownership,...

Meatco abattoir placed under quarantine

Meatco’s export abattoir in Namibia is currently operating under a red-cross permit after receiving cattle from the surveillance zone, South of the Veterinary Cordon...

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...

A look at US livestock auctions

Day after day, livestock auctions in the United States (US) provide a reliable, secure way for producers to sell their livestock. Annually, approximately 31...

Enjoy a few moments from Bathurst Agricultural Show 2018

The annual Bathurst Agricultural Show enjoyed a huge turnout of visitors from Friday, 6 April, to Sunday, 8 April. As usual, the village burst...