Stock and game farming

Weaner calf prices expected to stabilise

Beef Class A carcass prices are expected to trade sideways with some scope for increases as exports gain momentum. This growth will however be underpinned by effective disease control.  After decreasing significantly at the end of Quarter 2 due to hot and dry conditions affecting feed prices and grazing[...]

By Specialist Writer|7th May 2024|Categories: Articles, Livestock and game, Stock and game farming|Tags: , , , |

Poor pastures threaten Zimbabwe’s cattle herd: Goats may provide an answer

Smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe who rear livestock are counting their losses after an extended dry season decimated pastures. Like many smallholders, livestock breeders rely on rainfall for the feeding of their cattle, goats, donkeys, and everything else. However, with the country reeling under an unusually long dry season, the[...]

By Marko Phiri|19th March 2024|Categories: Articles, BNZ, Livestock and game, Stock and game farming|Tags: , , , |

Rift Valley Fever

Rift Valley fever (RVF) is an acute viral haemorrhagic fever that is most commonly seen in domesticated animals like sheep, goats, cattle, camels, and buffalo. The Rift Valley fever virus is a member of the Phlebovirus genus. It is a viral zoonosis that primarily affects animals but can also infect humans.[...]

By Tisha Steyn|9th November 2023|Categories: Articles, Livestock and game, Stock and game farming|Tags: , , |

Trademore Feeds: For your farming needs

“At Trademore Feeds, we believe in fostering a seamless partnership with our clients and suppliers. Whether big or small, we view them as valuable allies in our business endeavours. Our success lies in their prosperity, and together, we forge a path of growth and resilience.” This founding principle has[...]

By Specialist Writer|6th November 2023|Categories: Articles, Livestock and game, Stock and game farming|Tags: , , |
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