Informative Articles

Gut health in Ruminants
The key to unlocking profitability
Cryptosporidiosis in calves
Managing and treating cryptosporidiosis.
Liver fluke challenges
Liver fluke infections may cause severe economic losses to producers and are difficult to eradicate.
Brandsiekte is ‘n hoogs aansteeklike en verwoestende velsiekte onder skape.
Preparing ewes for breeding
Sheep are seasonal short-day breeders. This means that they come into season naturally when the daylight length starts to decrease, therefore in autumn. Sheep can be induced to breed in spring, either with daylight manipulation or hormone supplementation.
Beeste dip in wintermaande
Bosluise gaan nie dood tydens die koue wintermaande nie. Koue affekteer nie
die eiers wat deur volgesuigde wyfies tydens die laatsomer gelê is nie.
Important trace mineral supplementation in ruminants
Trace mineral nutrition supports immunity, growth and reproduction in livestock.
Longsiekte in beeste
Hoekom ons dit moet monitor.
Brucellosis in cattle
A diagniostic nightmare . . .
Understanding Anaplasmosis (gallsickness)
Gallsickness is primarily spread by ticks, causing fever, progressive anaemia
(blood loss) and icterus.
Vaccination of Your Pet – Nicety or Necessity?
Many pathogenic organisms that have been discovered decades ago still exist today in the animal kingdom. Apart from causing diseases, these organisms are remarkable opportunists by virtue of their high multiplication rates and genetic mutations. This explains why apparently novel infectious agents appear periodically . . .
Karoo Paralysis Tick
As you know, Karoo paralysis occurs in certain geographical areas in winter and may lead to serious losses . . .
Enzootic Abortion in Sheep
Enzootic abortion (sometimes called Chlamydiosis) was relatively unknown in the country until 1972 whereby there was a massive outbreak of abortions and stillbirths in ewes. In some flocks . . .