Category: Livestock

Boran Produksie veiling hurwitz 2019

Die afgelope naweek het Hurwitz Farming hulle jaarlikse produksie veiling gehou. Die Hurwitz broers het alle verwagtinge oortref. Die “Nampo” van produksie veilings was Hurwitz Farming se 5de produksie veiling en ‘n allermuntige sukses; dit was duidelik sigbaar op die hemelbreë glimlag van Simeon Hurwitz tydens sy onderhoud met Andre Groenewald na afloop van die veiling. ‘n […]

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An upswing in global pork prices as ASF decimates the Chinese herd

The recent trend international pork market shows the market has responded swiftly to the African Swine Fever (ASF) induced shortages with major exporters raising their exports to China. In the European Union (EU), monthly pork exports to China were reported up 63% year on year (y/y) and accounted for 43% of the overall 218,900 tons […]

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The recent outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in the Vhembe district in Limpopo received wide attention in the agricultural media, but unfortunately some less coverage in the general media. FMD is a highly contagious disease affecting cloven hooved animals, such as cattle, goats, sheep and pigs. The disease is not zoonotic, meaning that […]

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