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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....

Search for the country’s best butchery set to break records

With over 44 000 nominations already received, and still six weeks to go until nominations close, this year’s Cleaver Awards are set to be the...

Guard against respiratory diseases in cattle

In the red meat industry, respiratory diseases have the most severe effect on a farming enterprise. Preventative action is very important, as...

Best SA butchers chop their way to the top

South Africa’s top butcheries in respect of quality, hygiene, service and value were once again awarded at the 14th annual Cleaver Awards...

Van der Ryst and Le Riche to lead RMIF

The Red Meat Industry Forum recently held its annual general meeting in Pretoria. During this meeting, the forum’s office bearers for 2019 were selected. Changes...

2018 World Steak Challenge winner announced

On 4 July at The Magic Roundabout London, JN Meat International from Denmark was awarded the World’s Best Steak for their grass-fed Ayrshire sirloin....

Rounding off in the feedlot

In light of the current low maize price, more and more livestock farmers are considering the prospect of rounding off animals for the market...

Increased feedlots production necessary for competitiveness

The new committee for the SA Feedlot Association was announced during the annual general meeting. Henriette Breedt from Verbreed Voerkrale will now head the...

RMIF on listeriosis outbreak in South Africa

The Red Meat Industry Forum (RMIF) records its concern that lives have been lost as a result of the outbreak of listeriosis. The RMIF has...

The Economic impact of stock theft

The economic impact of stock theft must be studied with care, as the stolen stock can be valued in various ways. It is not...