Livestock production: Effect of castration on growth

Question: What is the effect of castration on the future development of an animal? Castration at a younger age has a bigger effect on growth, than when castration is done at a later age. Castration at the age of three months lengthens the growth process. This means the long bones…

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Brahman crossbreed a popular dairy cow in Namibia

Braunvieh cattle crossed with Brahman produce a cross-bred animal that is very popular among extensive dairy farmers in Namibia. Dairy farmers are suffering all around the world amid low producer prices and high production costs. In Namibia, with its difficult farming conditions, you can expect it to be even tougher,…

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