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The health of the national herd begins on the farm

Animal diseases are an unavoidable aspect of any livestock farming enterprise and require due attention. Yet it is often overlooked, leading to...

Agri’s third quarter GDP outcomes for 2020 still impressive

South Africa’s agricultural sector still had an impressive GDP in the third quarter of 2020 at 18,5% quarter-on-quarter (q/q), seasonally adjusted and...

Above-normal summer rainfall anticipated for 2020/21

Winter rainfall areas received a considerable amount of rain. Spring began with some significant rains in parts of the summer rainfall areas,...

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...

Applicable injection sites for livestock

Administering treatments to livestock via injection can be a hairy business, in more than one respect. It is therefore essential to take...

Whitepaper discusses misconceptions of fibre for animal performance

AB Vista has published a new whitepaper titled ‘Peeling back the layers of fibre for animal performance’. It discusses several misconceptions held...

Interact with Stockfarm and Veeplaas in October 2020

An interactive version of the October 2020 editions of Stockfarm and Veeplaas is now available as digital magazines. Simply click on the magazine title above...

Manage and reduce veld fires pro-actively

Uncontrolled veld fires spread quickly during the dry winter months and cause major damage every year, which can be even less afforded...

Wolves a problem for sheep farmers in the Netherlands

A sheep farmer in North Brabant, the Netherlands, captured a wolf attacking his sheep on a security camera. The film shows the...

Plaas Media appoints new editors for Veeplaas and Stockfarm

Plaas Media has announced that it has appointed two new editors for two of its magazine titles. This comes after the current...