Buy a bull worth seven weaners
00:00 (GMT+2), Fri, 09 October 2015
Barkley West - Beef cattle farmers in the Northern Cape have heard there is no such thing as a cheap good bull.
Heilbron dairy farmers named best in the Free State
14:20 (GMT+2), Fri, 02 October 2015
Bloemfontein - The father and son team at the helm of a family dairy farm in Heilbron took top honours in the Free State leg of the annual Elite Dairy Farmer of the Year...
Nerpo AGM explores ways to empower smallholders
16:53 (GMT+2), Mon, 21 September 2015
Pretoria - Lack of resources and access to markets are some of the key challenges facing emergent red meat producers and smallholder livestock farmers.
Brangus breed going from strength to strength
15:43 (GMT+2), Fri, 18 September 2015
Bloemfontein - Buyers and onlookers attending an auction of select Brangus cattle in Bloemfontein have heard from the auctioneer that the breed is one of the fastest...
Police applauded for lying in wait for stock thieves
16:19 (GMT+2), Wed, 16 September 2015
Bloemfontein - Stock theft prevention roleplayers are of the view that the brutal realities of the crime should be shared with the public in the same way as is done with...
FS dairy farmers express concerns
14:00 (GMT+2), Thu, 20 August 2015
Bloemfontein - Milk producers have raised grave concerns about the future of the dairy industry during the Free State Milk Producers organistion AGM and Congress in...
SA Mutton Merino auction in Bloem
14:00 (GMT+2), Wed, 05 August 2015
Bloemfontein - The SA Mutton Merino Breeders Association hosted its national auction at the showgrounds in Bloemfontein on Wednesday.
Five healthy lambs from a single ewe
14:57 (GMT+2), Fri, 24 July 2015
Bloemfontein - A Free State farmer was convinced he must have broken a record after one of his hand-reared sheep gave birth to five healthy lambs.
Milk producers hit by further price reductions
14:07 (GMT+2), Tue, 14 July 2015
Bloemfontein - Milk producers are bracing for a very tough few months on the back of steadily decreasing producer prices coupled with an oversupply of milk.
Huge interest at Avi Africa 2015
16:29 (GMT+2), Thu, 25 June 2015
Bloemfontein - As Avi Africa 2015 draws to a close, organisers say the interest was so overwhelming that people actually had to stand for some of the presentations.
Poultry players gather in Jhb this week
17:51 (GMT+2), Tue, 23 June 2015
Bloemfontein - Poultry roleplayers from across the world descend on Emperor’s Palace in Johannesburg this week for Avi Africa 2015, the SA Poultry Association’s (SAPA)...
Wool season ends on high
14:51 (GMT+2), Fri, 12 June 2015
Bloemfontein - The wool sector has ended its 2014/15 season on a high after posting year-on-year growth of more than 25%.
Wool prices reach historic high
15:32 (GMT+2), Fri, 05 June 2015
Bloemfontein - SA wool growers say the new record high for wool prices might be broken within a week as the industry holds its last sale of the season on 10 June.
New Chairperson for North West red meat producers
15:21 (GMT+2), Thu, 28 May 2015
Bloemfontein - Hartbeesfontein farmer SP Fourie has been elected as the new chairperson of the North West Red Meat Producer’s Organisation.
The former vice chair was...
Stock thieves arrested thanks to CCTV footage
14:51 (GMT+2), Fri, 22 May 2015
Bloemfontein - A Northern Cape farmer’s decision to use a surveillance camera to monitor his grazing fields has led to the arrest of two stock theft suspects.
Stud Book honours top SA breeders
14:00 (GMT+2), Wed, 29 April 2015
Bloemfontein - Stud breeders from across the country were wined and dined during the annual SA Stud Book Elite Gala Dinner at Leopards and Lace in Bloemfontein on April...
Wool flies in sheep shearing championships
14:00 (GMT+2), Tue, 28 April 2015
Bloemfontein - The wool was quite literally off as the country’s best sheep shearers showed their stuff during the annual SA Sheep Shearing Federation’s (SSF) National...
SA has credible animal ID system, says Minister
18:37 (GMT+2), Mon, 20 April 2015
Pretoria - South Africa has more than 660-thousand registered marks resulting in a credible animal identification and recording (AIR) system to aid with livestock...