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The secret to restoring nutrient density in food

Over the past 60 years, scientists have noticed alarming changes in the nutrient values of the food we eat. A popular article,...

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...

Processing challenges of new types of feed ingredients

This article was originally published on All About Feed. Click here to read the original article. New feed ingredients...

Managing nutrition in ewes

The increasing demands placed on ewes in terms of multiple births in intensive, accelerated lambing systems, has triggered a marked increase in these animals’...

Creep feeding gives sheep farmers the edge

In the contemporary agricultural landscape, scientific advances help farmers boost production, good genetics are available and affordable, additional infrastructure improves margins and management is...

Water requirements of livestock: 7 factors to consider

Water is a key factor in the digestion and absorption of nutrients such as carbohydrates, proteins and fats in livestock. A lack of water...