Technical - How to - livestock production
Farmers Weekly
Get the grazing right!

Roelof Bezuidenhout discusses the main grazing system types, from fodder banks to controlled selective grazing.
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Fixing the veld

Which grazing system is the best? It’s a question that evokes much debate, but the answer is really quite simple, suggests Roelof Bezuidenhout.
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Hygienic hand milking

Hand milking can be as hygienic as milking machines, and is more gentle to the udder. But precautions must be taken.
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Animal health: about theileriosis

Corridor disease and turning sickness are the two most common forms of theileriosis found in South Africa.
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About anthrax

Anthrax is a highly contagious disease of domestic and wild animals that can also affect humans.
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Dealing with disease - Part 2

Preventing exposure to disease in the first place is the fourth and final step in disease prevention.
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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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