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Economic growth depends on animal health management

The National Animal Health Forum (NAHF) and Agricultural Writers South Africa recently held a liaison workshop and information session on animal health...

#VideoVet: Take the itch out of sheep scab

This article is part of a series of informative animal health articles. The series goes hand in hand with the #VideoVet video...

Guard against respiratory diseases in cattle

In the red meat industry, respiratory diseases have the most severe effect on a farming enterprise. Preventative action is very important, as...

Primary animal health care a priority

On 19 June the South African Veterinary Council (SAVC) hosted their Annual Indaba at Pheasant Hill in Pretoria. The theme for this...

The Animal Diseases Act: Foot-and-mouth disease

This article is part of a series of articles educating livestock owners and farmers about the importance and effect of the Animal...

More about Prolonged Farrowing

This article was originally published on www.pigprogress.net. Click here to read the original article. Occurrence: Worldwide.Age affected: Gilts, sows.Causes: Uterine inertia;...

Climate change and the nutrient content of fodder

The unpredictability of South Africa’s regional climate has a profound influence on feed provision for domestic livestock, game animals and people. The recent extended drought...

The Animal Diseases Act: What farmers should know

This article is part of a series of articles educating livestock owners and farmers about the importance and effect of the Animal...

Make calf health a priority during winter

The approach of winter means it is time to wean calves. Weaning, associated with significant stress for calves and their dams, can have a...

Focus on ASF at Africa Pork Event

On 13 March Topigs Norsvin hosted the 2019 Africa Pork Event at the Maslow Hotel in Menlyn. Discussions on African Swine Fever (ASF) took...