Technical - How to - livestock production
Dealing with disease – 1

Four main approaches are used to prevent disease in livestock.
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Pigs on heat

Sows and boars should be paired only when they are about eight months old, even though they reach sexual maturity before this.
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5 signs your cattle are on heat

For the most profitable results, get to know the basics of cattle reproduction and herd management.
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5 ways poultry producers can combat E. coli

E. coli is potentially fatal to hens and can prove disastrous for a producer. Dr Bernie Beckman, a technical services director at poultry genetics company Hy-Line International, explained at a recent presentation how farmers could keep the disease under control.
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Answers to your broiler production questions

When Farmer’s Weekly recently offered on its Facebook page to assist readers with their broiler production questions, the response was overwhelming. We went knocking on the door of the KwaZulu-Natal Poultry Institute for expert advice.
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When your sheep are on heat

Reproductive potential can be impaired if ewes are used for breeding too early.
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Jab them!

Inoculating your animals will help to combat stock diseases.
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Understanding zoonosis

Livestock can be carriers of diseases that can make you ill and might even be fatal, warns Paul Donovan.
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Common zoonotic diseases

These diseases can be life-threatening, so it’s important to understand how they are contracted, says Paul Donovan.
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How to keep a donkey healthy

Donkeys and horses have several diseases in common, but symptoms and treatment differ, says Prof Cheryl McCrindle.
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