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Positioning Yourself for Profit – The KEY = Phosphorous Supplementation

Posted 13 March 2020 by Christo du Plessis & filed under Weaner percentage, Weaner weights, cheapest feed source

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 ..Read More

Tags: Weaner percentage, Weaner weights, cheapest feed source

Die Kuddesamestelling van ‘n kommersiële Kleinveeboerdery

Posted 12 February 2020 by Admin & filed under kuddesamestelling, veeboerdery, ramme, ooie, vervangingsooie, lammers

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 ..Read More

Tags: kuddesamestelling, veeboerdery, ramme, ooie, vervangingsooie, lammers

The Importance of Limestone (CaCO₃) in Layer Feed

Posted 14 November 2019 by Markus du Plessis & filed under chicken’s digestive system, Limestone (CaCO₃) in Layer Feed

A chicken’s digestive system is equipped to digest calcium carbonate very effectively. Limestone is the main source of calcium in poultry. The addition of limestone fragments increases the overall skeleton strength of the chickens and helps with the development of the eggshells. In Feedmaster’s Layer Mash 100 Larvadex, two types of limestone are used in a combination to achi..Read More

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The Importance of Limestone (CaCO₃) in Layer Feed

Posted 14 November 2019 by Markus du Plessis & filed under chicken’s digestive system, Limestone (CaCO₃) in Layer Feed

A chicken’s digestive system is equipped to digest calcium carbonate very effectively. Limestone is the main source of calcium in poultry. The addition of limestone fragments increases the overall skeleton strength of the chickens and helps with the development of the eggshells. In Feedmaster’s Layer Mash 100 Larvadex, two types of limestone are used in a combination to achi..Read More

Tags: chicken’s digestive system, Limestone (CaCO₃) in Layer Feed

What are Tannins and why is it necessary for tannin inhibition?

Posted 13 August 2019 by Claudia Isabell Mack & filed under Tannins, tannin inhibition, digestive system, proteins, carbohydrates, fibre, starch, microorganisms

The effect of tannins on the digestive system of free-range ruminants was first observed in browsers such as kudus, which died for no apparent reason. It was after some research concluded that even though there was abundant fodder available, something was limiting the digestions of the fodder. This limiting factor was found to be tannins. Tannins are phenolic compounds that form strong bonds with..Read More

Tags: Tannins, tannin inhibition, digestive system, proteins, carbohydrates, fibre, starch, microorganisms

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