Primêre dieregesondheidsorg moet verbeter word
Die Nasionale Opkomende Rooivleisprodusente-organisasie (NERPO) het ‘n beroep op die regering gedoen om die vlakke van primêre dieregesondheidsorg te verbeter en te handhaaf sodat veesiektes voorkom word, produksie verbeter word en kleinskaalse boere in staat gestel word om siektes in ‘n vroeë stadium te identifiseer.
ié beskrywingspunt is by NERPO se pas afgelope nasionale kongres aanvaar.
Mnr Aggrey Mahanjana, NERPO se groep besturende direkteur sê die organisasie se lede en ander kleinskaalse boere in die land ondervind hoë mortaliteite en lae geboortesyfers in hul diere weens ‘n gebrek aan dieresiektesorg. Lees meer ...
Effective water management under the spotlight
During the Water Footprint Symposium and workshop recently hosted at the University of the Free State, the focus was on effective water management to ensure the sustainable use of fresh water.
Water footprints are emerging as an important sustainability indicator in agricultural and food sectors and it is used as an indication of the impact agricultural systems have on the fresh water resource. Read more ...
Infestation of roundworm declined
With colder temperatures in winter the infestation rate of most roundworm species (especially wireworm) declined in the summer rainfall areas, according to the monthly report on livestock disease trends as informally reported by veterinarians belonging to the Rural Veterinary Association of South Africa.
owever reports of infestations, especially in small stock, are still received. In the winter rainfall areas brown stomach-worm infestations are on the increase. Read more ...
Beef prices should remain strong
Internationally, beef prices are expected to continue to be strong supported by good demand and lower supplies, according to ABSA Agri Trends.
he slaughtering rate in Australia for female cattle is high, which will limit the herd rebuilding capacity and put further support to higher prices. The world demand for meat continues to grow as the middle class in developing countries grows richer. Read more ...
Mutton prices will move sideways
Internationally, prices will continue to move sideways in the next few weeks because of enough supply in the market which is enough to cover demand, according to ABSA Agri Trends.
lot of sheep has been slaughtered in Australia as a result of drought, which gives support to the supply side. Demand is expected to increase in the next few weeks, and continue in the months towards Christmas. Read more ...
Lamb and Mutton South Africa Dietetics and Nutrition Congress
he ladies from Lamb and Mutton South Africa attended the 25th
Congress of the Nutrition Society of South Africa and the 13th Congress of the Association for Dietetics in South Africa held from 16-19 September in Johannesburg. Read more ...
The bi-annual Nutrition Congress 2014
he bi-annual Nutrition Congress 2014 took place from 16 to 19 September 2014 at the Birchwood Hotel & Conference Venue in Johannesburg. The 25th Congress of the Nutrition Society of South African and the 13th Congress of the Association of Dietetics in South African brought together nutritionist, dieticians and other health professionals and academia from all corners of South Africa, with the aim to share the most current knowledge on the role of food in human health. Read more ...
ERFENISDAG 24 SEPTEMBER 2014
kaapvleis Suid-Afrika help om ons Erfenis te bewaar!
Hierdie jaar het Skaapvleis SA die Erfenisstigting se Potjiekoskompetisie geborg. Die geleentheid is gehou by die Voortrekkermonument in heerlike sonskyn. Die potte was al van vroeg af aan die gang, sommiges al van 6 uur die oggend. Lees meer ...
Bedankingsbrief Skaapvleis vanaf Erfenisstigting
Belangrike datums in Oktober 2014 / Important dates in October 2014
- 1 Oktober - Limpopo Hoofbestuursvergadering
- 1 Oktober - MANCO Vergadering
- 1 Oktober - SANCU Vergadering
- 21 Oktober - RMRDT SA - Projek Vergadering
- 29 Oktober - LAFIF
- 15 Oktober - Agri SA Algemene Jaarvergadering
- 16/17 Oktober - Agri SA Kongres