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AgriOrbit’s top 10 animal health posts of 2020

Animal health is a very important aspect of any farm. In this post we summarise the top-performing AgriOrbit posts on the topic....

Learn about the how and why of dehorning cattle

Dehorning is used to keep cattle from hurting one another, to reduce the risk to workers, simplify transportation, free up trough space,...

Focus on hoof care (Part 1)

There have been many myths and different opinions in the past regarding the subject of the bovine hoof. Part of the reason...

Artificial intelligence: Paving the way for traceability

Dr Andy Hentzen. It may be a weighty term, but artificial intelligence (AI) will play a significant role...

Winners of the 2020 Zoetis National Online Interbreed Competition announced

We are proud to announce that two Simmentalers have been named the male and female winners of NAMPO ALFA’s 2020 Zoetis National...

Topline Pour-on takes care of tick problems

One of the biggest problems facing the South African cattle producer is tick infestation. Various tick species in South Africa infest cattle....

Danie Bester is the TLU SA Young Farmer of the Year...

Danie Bester from Balfour in Mpumalanga is the winner of the TLU SA Young Farmer of the Year Competition 2020 in collaboration...

TLU SA announces finalists for SA Young Farmer of the Year...

TLU SA announced the top three finalists in the TLU SA Young Farmer of the Year Competition 2020. The winner will be...

Considerations when erecting pens and camps

Livestock farmers don’t have the luxury of wasting time. Each farming activity is a piece in the production puzzle and must be...

The South African cattle and sheep market – Part 1: Supply

Livestock production in South Africa is as old as the hills. The sheep spotted by the first European seafarers on the South...