Heartwater can cause high fever, convulsions and death among sheep, goats and cattle.
Cut lamb mortality by allowing ewes and lambs to bond the natural way - by smell. Alan Harman reports.
This rugged breed is easy to work with, has high weaning rates, and produces tender, tasty beef
The Hugenoot combines the hardiness of the Afrikaner and good production of the Charolais.
This fertile breed will up the profit potential of your cow herd.
Last week, we looked at hot-iron and freeze branding to mark livestock. This week we look at five other methods.
The hardy and indigenous Drakensberger is a true profit breed, known for its placid nature.
Livestock can be marked to establish ownership. One method of permanent marking you can use is branding.
The Brahman breed is well known for its hardiness, adaptability and calving ease.
The Braford is a highly adaptable beef breed with good disease resistance.
We look at how to identify tuberculosis in cattle.
The Afrikaner has good depth and muscular loins, rump, back and thighs. However, it has a fairly shallow body.