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01-05-2017 - Since 2013, the De Heus Kaliber® Calf Rearing Programme has been successfully applied by Daan Landman, Lactimar Pty Ltd, in the Eersterivier (Eastern Cape) district. Lactimar's dairy herds are milked at three stables: Jersey cows on the farm at Eersterivier, the Friesian herd on the...

01-05-2017 - During the last lambing season Miles fed De Heus RumiLick Ewe Booster for a month before lambing started, at 200 g/day, then increased this to 300 g/day after lambing and continued with this until the lambs were weaned. The lambs were fed creep feed from an early age. During the...

10-04-2017 - As published in WOOLFARMER – April 2017  It is no longer a secret what the benefits of a lambing pen system can provide, but it is still a matter of controversial debate if having lambing pens are worth the time, money and effort.

01-04-2017 - As published in PORCUS - March 2016  As producers, we should provide optimal intake of an optimal diet for the correct weight of pigs. Pigs that are moving into the early finishing stage enter an unpredictable phase of rapid lean growth. The art is to find a way to positively...

01-04-2017 - As published in Stockfarm – April 2017  The aim of the feedlot is to achieve maximum margin over feed costs, to round off the animals in the shortest possible time and to get an optimum carcass grading.

01-03-2017 - After several years of below average rainfall and even record dry years, the 2016 - 2017 rainy season has so far not disappointed with at least normal and even abnormally high rainfall. The dairy industry does not complain; not with the drought still fresh in our memories. The wet...

01-03-2017 - As published in Poultry Bulletin – March 2017 Part 1: In this two-part article I will first outline what has taken place in the cage-free environment around the world during the last few years. In the second article, I will discuss some of the options available to South African...

01-02-2017 - At De Heus there are several approaches that we use to ensure that our feed is safe for the consumer.

01-11-2016 - As Abraham Lincoln said, "The best way to predict the future is to create the future." This is exactly what De Heus is doing regarding the wool producing farmers' future. De Heus noticed that its customers have a need to take the feed of wool producing sheep to the next level. We...

01-11-2016 - Fertility is affected by many factors such as genetics, animal health, stress, nutrition and management. Why, what, when and how much to feed are key questions in fertility management. We should not run blindly, but rather have a strategic approach to make the process economical.

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