The right way to medicate goats and sheep

Dr Pierre Jansen van Vuuren, of MSD Animal Health, presents a useful video on good practices for medicating smallstock. Dr Jansen discusses animal handling facilities and demonstrates the sub-cutaneous and the intra-muscular injection. He also shows how to apply pour-on dips, how to do spot treatment and a method for…

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Livestock production: Tick control – a simple strategy to save animals and restore productivity to your herd

High tick loads cause severe production losses in livestock and reduce disease resistance. Ticks are also carriers of a number of potentially fatal, and flat-out fatal, tick-borne diseases. Millions of cattle die in the sub-region every year, because they have not been dipped – it’s a tragic, fundamental truth. But…

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