On the 31st wool auction of the 2015/2016 season, the Cape Wools merino wool market indicator increased by 4.2% to close on 15310c per kg clean. This is approximately 14.45% higher than a year ago. Average clean wool price indicators for good quality long fleece wool (MF4/MF5) with a tenstile strength of 35 (NKT)…Details
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The annual Royal Show will be held from 27 May to 5 June this year and includes a host of livestock industry highlights. The annual beef, lamb and pork carcass competition and auction will be held at 16:30 on Wednesday afternoon, 1 June, in the Sheep Expo Hall. This event is seen as one of…Details
On Saturday, 23 April 2016, Farmer’s Weekly reported that more than half of the infectious diseases listed in the latest Ruminant Veterinary Association of South Africa’s (RuVASA) disease report could have been prevented through proper vaccination, according to Dr Faffa Malan, manager of RuVASA. Except for bovine malignant catarrhal fever (snotsiekte), a vaccine was available…Details