The heat-stress checklist

The heat is on and, as we know from past experience, this means we will probably have to put up with milk loss, lame cows, and a drop in profits, and we will spend the next few months desperately awaiting the winter when our milk returns. This is dairy farming in Africa … or is…

Water: The life blood of livestock farming

Numerous parts of South Africa have been burdened by drought over the past few years. This is a serious issue for livestock farmers because water is the single largest nutrient when it comes to livestock feed. Unfortunately, not all producers are as concerned about the quality of water on their farms and the amount of…

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