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Read Stockfarm in June

While the drought continues in some areas and a difficult winter awaits many farmers, things are looking positive for agriculture as a whole, as...

Read Stockfarm in May

While, to many, winter may seem to be a season of very little growth, things are a little different on the livestock farm. Here...

Read Stockfarm in April

April represents the last of the autumn period before we step into the winter months. A difficult winter lies ahead in many parts of...

Lack of livestock data in Africa affects smallholders

In a recent article by SciDev.Net, it is said that smallholders in sub-Saharan Africa could increase livestock productivity if reliable data systems for livestock diseases...

Read Stockfarm in March

The year has sped out of the racing blocks and the March 2018 edition of Stockfarm is already on the shelves. Autumn comes with...

To show or not to show

Another year has gone by, and once again we are looking back and reflecting on the truth contained in the 2 000-year-old phrase by Ecclesiastes:...

Read Stockfarm in February

Livestock farmers continuously have to plan, pre-empt and build in buffers to address possible problems. That is why every single edition of Stockfarm contains...

Milk purchasing trends

In the eight years from 2008 to 2016, the production of raw milk in South Africa increased with 20.3%, or a compound annual growth...

Read Stockfarm in January

Every farmer knows that without his people, he is nothing. And people, in this context, include employees. From your labourers to the farm manager...

Afslaers ding mee by #AELivestock

Die Toyota SA Nasionale Jong Afslaerskompetisie sal in 2018 vir die vyfde agtereenvolgende jaar gehou word. Die kompetisie het ten doel om die lewendehawe-afslaersberoep...