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New rules to eradicate BVD come into force in Scotland

New rules in the battle to eradicate bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) from Scotland’s cattle herd came into force, with farmers now required...

Nguni bull sets new world record at auction

A bull from the famous Nandi Nguni stud was sold for a world record price of R310 000 during the KZN Elite Nguni...

Nutritional aspects of beef cattle production

As the reproduction rate of beef cattle in South Africa is generally low, helping animals produce according to their genetic potential requires careful planning...

Ankole embryos sell for record price in South Africa

The South African record price for embryos sold was shattered on 4 September last year. Four embryos of the Ankole cattle breed...

How to beat bluetongue

Bluetongue virus (BTV) is a non-communicable, insect-borne disease that is seasonally driven by heat, moisture and frost. Biting mosquitoes and midges transmit the virus...

2020 Feedlot Challenge: Students beef up their skills

During February, the fifth-year veterinary science students who are participating in the 2020 Feedlot Challenge visited Beefcor, a fully integrated beef company....

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’...

Zimbabwe’s beef industry stampedes back to life

This article was originally published by African Renewal on www.un.org. Click here to read the original article. Zimbabwe’s beef industry,...

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...

Support SA cattle farmers for a thriving beef economy

The last few months have not been easy for the South African beef industry, which has been hard hit by a high maize price,...