Although good and even excessive rains have fallen in many areas to the north, this is not true for most of the Western, Eastern and Northern Cape Provinces. Animal numbers are down and there are therefore less surplus animals to be sold, with lower incomes for farmers. Breeding cows and ewes have or should have been culled to the minimum, to allow for the recovery of herd and flock numbers without sacrificing quality, which may take several years. Read more …
Die volgehoue en aansienlike bydrae van
ter bevordering van die welsyn van plaasdiere word hiermee met groot waardering erken
At a prestigious ceremony held on the 24th October 2017 awards were handed to our to winners in 4 categories, as listed below.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS
Category “Young Researcher” – Ms Motshabi Mokolobate
Category ” Outstanding Contribution” – Prof Michiel Scholtz
Category “Veteran Researcher” – Prof Gareth Bath
Category ” Research Project” – Ms Hester Vermeulen and Team
Who is LWCC?
Since 1978 the Livestock Welfare Coordinating Committee (LWCC) promotes welfare of livestock by participating in the drafting of informative material for all farmers, livestock transporters, abattoirs, sale yards, vending site and show-ground operators.
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