Die Volksrust Grasvelderbulklub: ’n Suksesverhaal

Die Volksrust Grasvelderbulklub is in 1993 deur dr Hannes Dreyer, George Lubbe, Frans Kruger en Frans Duminy begin. Hulle het toe reeds gesien wat...

Veldbultoetsing vir veldaangepastheid

Ongeveer 75% van Suid-Afrika se oppervlakte bestaan uit veld. As die mens hierdie veld wil benut, moet hy dit in voedsel omskakel, en hiervoor...

Rounding off in the feedlot

In light of the current low maize price, more and more livestock farmers are considering the prospect of rounding off animals for the market...

To show or not to show

Another year has gone by, and once again we are looking back and reflecting on the truth contained in the 2 000-year-old phrase by Ecclesiastes:...

Rebuilding female herds after the drought

Most livestock producers in the central and northern interior are emerging from a severe drought cycle that dragged on for approximately three to four...

Do-it-yourself sheep farming

Bertie Swanepoel of the farm Zuurfontein in the Smithfield area first became fascinated by the idea of managing his operations with virtually no outside...

Goeie krale bly ’n goeie belegging

Op enige veeplaas word die belangrikste werk in krale gedoen, en daarom is goed ingerigte krale die moeite werd. Om goeie hanteringsgeriewe te bou,...

Veefinansiering: Opsies en oorwegings

Om te boer en skuld aan te gaan, word deur baie boere as vanselfsprekend beskou. Suid-Afrika se landbouskuld is in 2016 op amper R145...

A return to purebred bulls

Judging by the prices paid for his bulls the past two years, Chris Nel, well-known Sussex breeder of the Eversar Sussex stud near Petrus...

Om te skou of nie?

Nog ’n jaar is verby en weereens kyk ’n mens terug en besef die Prediker het ’n punt beetgehad toe hy meer as 2 000...
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An overview of rural crime and prevention devices

Theoretically only three elements are needed for a crime to be committed: a motivated offender, the absence of a supervisor and an appropriate target...

Leer ’n bietjie meer oor die volstruisleerbedryf

Die volstruisleerbedryf speel ’n groot rol in die lewensvatbaarheid van Klein Karoo Internasionaal (KKI) in Oudtshoorn se volstruisbesigheid, wat talle uitdagings het. Veeplaas het...

Obaro Brits Carcass Competition delivers great success

Obaro Brits hosted their annual emerging farmers carcass competition on 29 August. Just as the previous year, this year was no different - emerging...