Cattle dogs are making their mark in the agricultural industry. They are hard and dedicated cattle workers, it is absolutely in their genes. But, like with most purebred animals, cattle dogs are prone to various hereditary diseases and when these dogs are bred with, we eventually end up with dogs that can’t fulfill their purpose, which is, working with cattle. A seasoned cattle dog breeder, Helen Lachenicht chats to us about these hereditary diseases, and how to prevent it by means of testing. 

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Who is Netafim?
Increased water scarcity asks that we continuously reconsider the way irrigation water is delivered to plants. Thís is why Netafim™ exists. Netafim is the global leader in smart irrigation solutions. It has 29 subsidiaries across the globe, one of which is Netafim South Africa, housed in Kraaifontein in the Western Cape. Netafim South Africa has been serving South Africa and its neighbouring countries with irrigation solutions and services since 1992. At the premises in Kraaifontein, we house one of only 17 Netafim manufacturing plants across the globe. Our production facility in Cape Town is ISO 9001:2008 certified and all products are manufactured to the most stringent quality standards, earning us a reputation for outstanding quality in product and service delivery.

Who is Virbac?
Virbac RSA is a veterinary pharmaceutical company concerning itself with the warehousing and manufacture of Act 36 liquids, tablets and pesticide products, secondary packaging (where applicable), marketing and distribution of veterinary products. Virbac RSA is one of the few GMP (Good Manufacture Practice) approved veterinary facilities in South Africa and maintains the high standard required by the M.C.C. (Medicine Control Council) and other statutory bodies.

Who is Nutri Feeds?
Nutri Feeds is a part of the Country Bird Holdings (Limited) family. The company works interactively with all their world-class sister companies to provide South African farmers and households with the highest quality products for their health and the health of their farms and families. Nutri Feeds is the leader in animal feed manufacturing in South Africa. It is also a global player in the animal feed industry. With their head office in Potchefstroom and manufacturing plants in Viljoenskroon, Mafikeng and Bloemfontein, Nutri Feeds is your countrywide first choice in animal feeds for pigs, sheep, poultry, dairy and beef cattle. Nutri Feeds products are not only freely available in South Africa, but also in Swaziland, Zambia, Lesotho, Namibia and several other African countries.

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The programme is broadcast on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 08:00 on the Plaas TV / Farm TV YouTube channel, which can be accessed at this link. Programmes will be available on demand and can be viewed at any time once uploaded.