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- Animal Health
Anthrax: Anthrax is a highly contagious disease of domestic and wild animals as well as of humans . The causes, symptoms and control are discussed.
Bees: The capensis problem.
Brucellosis: How to identify and treat this disease.
Congo fever: Congo fever is transmitted by the bontlegged tick. Symptoms and protection against the disease.
Johne's disease: Paratuberculosis, or Johne's disease, affects cattle, sheep, goats and certain wild animal species. Symptoms and control.
Lungsickness (CBPP) Lungsickness, or contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP), is a disease of cattle in Africa. This info pak provides basic information on the disease.
Lungsickness (CBPP) A more advanced guide to the disease.
Mastitis: Mastitis can lower milk production.
Mastitis: Mastitis kan melkproduksie baie benadeel (Afrikaans).
Parasitic cysts and lesions in organs: Parasitic cysts in meat can cause diseases in people.
Rabies - a killer disease: Rabies affects all warm-blooded animals, as well as man.
Rabies - the law: Vaccinating your pets. What the law requires.
Tapeworm: Beef tapeworm also infects humans. Prevent contamination.
Tapeworm: Beesvleislintwurms en masels (Afrikaans).
Tick-borne diseases: Diseases spread by ticks such as heartwater, redwater and gallsickness.
- Beef Cattle
Castration: How to castrate beef cattle.
Dehorning: How to dehorn beef cattle.
Legal identification marks: How to mark your cattle.
Weaning of calves: How to wean beef cattle.
- Establishing and managing small herd of beef cattle
- Guidelines for animal traction
- Weaning of calves
- Guidelines for urban and peri urban
- Guidelines for planning and construction of a feedlot
- Beef cattle management
- Food safety
Safe meat: Buy meat from a butchery, supermarket or spaza shop.
Cashmere : New marketing opportunities.
Goats: Goats have many uses.
Vaccination programme: Goats are susceptable to a number of diseases. A good vaccination programme can keep them healthy. Manuals:
- Status of the South African Goat Industry
- Milk Goat Model
Exports: All the procedures to be followed when you want to export fresh meat from South Africa.
Health: Is my animal healthy?
Imports: Importation of animals and animal products is subject to compliance with the relevant import requirements, as stipulated on the veterinary import permit.
Slaughterings: Slaughterings and consumer confidence.
Terminology: Explaining some technical terms in the Animal Improvement Act, 1998 (Act No. 62 of 1998). Livestock Development Strategy
Boer met varke: 'n Inleiding tot varkboerdery. Rasse, reproduksie, voeding, produktiwiteit, seleksie en algemene versorging van varke word kortliks bespreek (Afrikaans).
Farming with pigs: An introduction to pig farming, looking at breeds, reproduction, feeding, productivity, selection and general care of pigs.
Health: How to know if your pigs are healthy. Manuals:
- Keeping pigs safe in swine fever
- Management programme for small farm piggery
Muscovy ducks: Muscovy ducks have a number of advantages over other poultry.
Newcastle disease: Newcastle disease is a serious disease that poses a constant threat to poultry in Southern Africa.
- Household broiler production
Keeping rabbits: Farming with rabbits is becoming increasingly popular. Manuals:
- Household Rabbit Production
Breeding: Breeding in sheep and goats.
Dipping: Hints for dipping sheep.
- Database of fish farms within the provinces outlining threats and opportunities
- Aquaculture 2006