Technical - How to - livestock production
Farmers Weekly
Boost your biosecurity

Precautions should be taken to protect a herd against diseases acquired through outside contact.
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Dealing with the 'silent disease' - measles

Cases of measles are frequently found in slaughter stock.
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Managing trichomoniasis

Beef management consultant Barry Symons tells Lloyd Phillips how to go about dealing with this serious disease.
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About the Van Rooy

This is a locally developed medium- to large-framed sheep, with both rams and ewes polled.
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Feeding goats

Good feed and plenty of clean water are important to keep your goats healthy.
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Know you cattle: Brangus

The Brangus combines the best of the Brahman and Angus breeds.
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Controlling liver fluke disease

Fasciolosis is a disease found worldwide. According to reports, its incidence is increasing in certain regions.
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Liver fluke facts

An overview of this deadly zoonotic disease and the parasites that cause it.
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Keeping records for layers

A management calendar is crucial for success even if you are simply supplying eggs to your own family.
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Towards happy, healthy hens!

To keep the eggs coming, make sure your hens stay healthy.
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