Back by popular demand, Agri-Expo Livestock doubles up on information exchange with the presentation of a Dairy Goat Information Day and a Beef Cattle Information Day (please note that the days have switched on the programme from previous years).
Attendees to both information days can expect to be equipped with valuable information that can be applied to their businesses.
Topics that will be discussed during the Milk Goat Information Day, taking place on Thursday, 12 October 2017, include the differences and opportunities of dairy goats and meat goats, Boererate (simple remedies for common farm animal ailments) and the management of vaccines and dosing remedies. There will also be a practical demonstration on dehorning, tattooing, castration and other management tips. View the full programme.
Industry experts will share their business skills and knowledge of beef cattle farming during the Beef Cattle Information Day, taking place on Friday, 13 October 2017. Some of the topics include financial management of your farming enterprise, drought advice for beef cattle farmers, the latest red meat trends, the weather situation, and Boererate for cattle farming. View the full programme.
The information days are free of charge due to the financial assistance of the Western Cape Department of Agriculture. Enquiries can be directed to Breyton Milford at 021-9754440 or Breyton@agriexpo.co.za. For registration, please contact Claudine Wagner at firstname.lastname@example.org.