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    Bespaar water en elektrisiteit met graskarp

    Moderne landbou is afhanklik van damme en besproeiingsinfrastruktuur. Ongelukkig skep die opbou van slik en voedingstowwe in die water ՚n gunstige omgewing vir die versnelde groei van waterplante. Indien hierdie plante nie beheer word nie, kan dit lei tot noemenswaardige waterverliese deur versnelde verdamping, waterverplasing, verlies aan opbergingsvermoë, hoër elektrisiteitkostes en skade aan infrastruktuur. Graskarp […] More

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    APAC: Biosekuriteit is die sleutel tot internasionale handel

    Daar is lig in die tonnel vir die Suid-Afrikaanse vee- en wildbedryf wat ՚n ewige stryd het om aan internasionale vereistes te voldoen. Nuwe plaaslike wetgewing is onlangs ingestel om die bedrywe te help om aan die Wêrelddieregesondheidsorganisasie (OIE) se internasionale kode te voldoen. Die Biosekuriteitreëls vir Lewendehaweagente is op 13 November 2020 in die […] More

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    Pig production – Part 9: Feed sources for pigs

    Various feed sources can be used to make nutritious pig feed that will enable your pigs to grow and earn more profit. The composition of the feed is extremely important. Pigs, like people, need a balanced diet to remain healthy and grow effectively. Grains Grain constitutes between 55 and 70% of the total feed mixture. […] More

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    Zimbabwe: Livestock diseases to look out for in summer

    Southern Africa can get really hot during summer, and these are the conditions under which various diseases thrive. Livestock farmers must know what summer diseases to look out for, what the symptoms are and how to treat them. All ill animals should be provided with nutritious feed, plenty of water, a clean pen protected from […] More

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    Goat production guide – Part 4(ii): Internal and external parasites

    Goats can have internal parasites (inside the intestines and other organs) and external parasites that stay on the outside of the animal. Internal parasites Worms and flukes Generally, these parasites cause harm either by absorbing the goat’s food or by feeding on the blood or tissue of the goat. There are different types of worms, […] More

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    Sorghum as somerweiding sorg vir gesonde skape

    Boere moet voortdurend aan vernuwende idees dink om hulle vee gevoer te kry sonder dat dit hulle beursies leegmaak. ՚n Goeie idee vir intensiewe beweiding van gewasse met ՚n hoë voedingswaarde is om sorghum te plant, mits jy toegang tot besproeiingswater het. Pierre Bruwer boer in vennootskap met Kobus de Villiers net buite Vanderkloof met […] More

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    Bulldoze your way to improved pastures

    If someone told a farmer that he does not need irrigation, additional seed or fertiliser to improve the quality of his pastures, but rather a bulldozer, most people will lose all faith in his credibility. In fact, bulldozing a pasture is the exact opposite of what you should logically do to improve pasture growth. However, […] More

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    Pig production guide – Part 8: The value of keeping detailed records

    Farming is a business. No business can survive without good administration. Keeping detailed records of your pig farming business is essential to remain profitable, avoid losses and keep control of your farm. Luckily, there are many programmes available that will allow you to keep digital records of your pig farm. You will also be able […] More

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    Goat production guide -Part 4(i): Common diseases that can infect your goat farm

    Sick animals do not produce as much as healthy ones. That is why it is vital for a farmer to keep an eye out for disease in his flock. Apart from expensive medicines, the loss of production, or loss of the animal and its genetic potential in case of mortality, are things that farmers would […] More

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    Tal-Tec’s circular force pens: Turn farming into a breeze

    Any task becomes pleasant and hassle-free when you use the right equipment. Livestock farming can be a very tough and demotivating career when the animals are stubborn and wild. It is therefore even more important to use the right equipment for every job. That is why Tal-Tec is there to help farmers with the best […] More

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    Tamanet gives real value to your bales

    Making a round bale is, in essence, making food or a bed for your animals. The better the bale is protected, the lower the crop loss, making each bale go further when finally used, and therefore providing a greater return in value. Tamanet Netwrap provides you with real value. Everyone makes a bad bale now […] More

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