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Posted by Drikus Delport on 24 Jun 2020
Introduction As winter approaches fast or in some parts it has already arrived, a change from a phosphate lick to a high protein lick is needed. The changeover period is a crucial part of ensuring that animals in production do not lose body condition. Losing body condition at the beginning of the dry season will force a producer to spend valuable capital later in the season to recover the lost weight. Pasture and the storage of reserves As perennial grass species starts to go dormant when seed forming is initiated, the plant produces more nutrients than needed and these nutrients are moved… Read More
Posted by Norbert Neumann on 28 May 2020
Kruipvoeding is nie ‘n nuwe konsep nie. Die konsep is al reeds vir baie jare bekend, maar word dit nie baie wyd in Namibie aangewend nie. Die benadering om kruipvoeding toe te pas moet reg wees en moet daar na sekere aspekte gekyk word om te verseker dat positiewe resultate verkry word, want dit is wat die boer soek. Niemand wil verliese maak in so ‘n oefening nie. Daarom is dit belangrik om na ‘n paar aspekte te kyk en dit is juis hier waar Voermeester hul ervaring met die boere wil deel. Wanneer moet jy kruipvoeding oorweeg? Dit sal afhang van die doel van die kruipvoeding; hetsy vir die… Read More
Posted by Admin on 7 Apr 2020
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Posted by Christo du Plessis on 13 Mar 2020
Positioning Yourself for Profit – The KEY = Phosphorous Supplementation What are the key areas in red meat production that drive profitability? 1.Weaner weights 2.Optimal utilization of your cheapest feed source, namely natural pastures 3.Marketing at the right time, in the right place at the right price, but it is only possible if you do have animals to be able to market... 4.In this article, we want to look at the impact that the right phosphate supplement has on the above key areas that drive profitability. Phosphate supplementation is too expensive: right or wrong? The perception… Read More
Posted by Admin on 12 Feb 2020
Die kuddesamestelling van veeboerdery verwys na die verhoudings tussen ramme, ooie, vervangingsooie en lammers op die plaas. Vir optimale produksie en volhoubare weidingsbestuur is daar spesifieke riglyne om te volg. Vir enige vleisproduksie-eenheid moet die kuddesamestelling deurlopend bestuur word. Die bestuur van die veegetalle begin by die korrekte veebelading of bestokking van die plaas wat ‘n baie groot invloed het op volhoubare vleisproduksie. Elke plaas het sy eie drakrag wat bepaal word deur die plaas se ligging, grondtipes, weidingsamestelling, kleinvee, grootvee en reënval. ‘n… Read More