16th Aug 2019

Mohair Market Report: 14 August 2019

The average market indicator of kid mohair increased with 15.0% to close at R413.46/kg while the average market indicator of young goat mohair declined with 4.8% to close at R296.80/kg. The average market indicator of fine adult mohair decreased with 15.0% to close at R246.43/kg. Due to most of the strong adults being declared [...]
5th Aug 2019
Two lambs

Prikkelvoeding sorg vir optimale lampersentasies

Die praktyk van prikkelvoeding is gewild, omdat dit tot ’n verhoogde ovulasietempo en dus ’n verhoogde lam- en uiteindelik speenpersentasie lei. Indien jy fokus op verhoogde speenpersentasie, is daar vier tydperke in die skaapproduksiesiklus waaraan jy moet aandag gee. Hierdie vier tydperke is die prikkeltydperk, laatdragtigheidstydperk [...]
21st Jul 2019

ALS Beefmaster Auction Results

On Wednesday, 17 July 2019, ALS Beefmasters held its production auction at Lofdal, New Castle. It was a successful day, with an average of R49 029 for the bulls and R18116 for the cows with calves. The most expensive bull was sold for R76 000 to Mr Jaco van Dyk, from Taba Farming. The pregnant heifers were auctioned for [...]
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