Landbou Radio – 8 September 2021

Liver fluke infection is livestock are responsible for economic losses such as reduction in milk and meat production, liver condemnation and secondary bacterial infections. The life cycle of liver fluke is complex and has several stages of development inside and outside of livestock. In our program of 8 September, Dr. Didi Claassen Product Manager at Afrivet explains the live cycle of this parasitic disease, the symptoms and how it can be treated.

Dr Hanneke Pienaar, Director of Animavet talks about diarrhoea in sheep and lamb. Separate the sick sheep from the healthy ones and find out exactly what is making hour sheep sick so that you can give the correct treatment.

Derik Strauss of Doornpan near Schweizer-Reineke farms with Suffolk sheep. This breed originated in the late eighteenth century in the area of Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk. Their large frame and muscular bodies make them an ideal breed for meat production, and they do well in crossbreeding programs.

Dr Johnny van der Merwe is the Director of AMT. He is a specialist in the analysis and forecasting of national as well as regional industry and market information. In our program he reports on the latest commodity prices such as grain, livestock and fresh produce.

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