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Feed less, save more: How quality ingredients affect animal performance

Animals don’t lie – their performance is based on the quality of feed they consume. Knowing the quality of ingredients in the...

How much is BVD costing your herd?

Bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) is one of the most common diseases of dairy and beef cattle. Given that it lurks unseen in...

The what, why and how of selecting vaccines

There are multiple things we look for in a vaccine, but are we missing something when we look at just the price?

DSM to acquire Erber Group, Biomin and Romer Labs

Over the past months, the current owners of Erber Group have led a thorough search to identify the best outside investor to...

Stigmas and poor management fuel the sheep scab fire

Since not all farmers report sheep scab among their sheep, the disease continues to pose a tremendous threat to the industry. Sheep...

Update on the foot-and-mouth disease outbreak in Limpopo

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development would like to report on the good progress that has been made in...

Control calf diarrhoea with proper care

Diarrhoea and pneumonia are the two most prominent diseases among calves. Calf diarrhoea results in additional expenses and unnecessary losses in the form of...

FMD: Nationwide live auction ban to curb further spread

On 4 December 2019 the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries published an update on the new prescribed regulatory control measures relating...

Cow foot health: Get protocols right at housing

This article was originally published on Dairy Global. Click here to read the original article. Wet weather causes cows’...

Dietary immunomodulation directs immune cells in the body

This article on immune cells was originally published on All About Feed. Click here to read the original article.