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Cattle

25th Jun 2020
urea poisoning

How to prevent urea poisoning

The energy that animals receive through feed is vital for maintenance processes like breathing, excretion and digestion, but also reproductive processes.
11th May 2020
energy in ruminant diets

The importance of energy in ruminant diets

The energy that animals receive through feed is vital for maintenance processes like breathing, excretion and digestion, but also reproductive processes.
7th May 2020
Pasture Master

Introducing Molatek’s new product: Pasture Master

Pasture Master is a new Molatek product which contains 12% natural protein and 11MJ/kg metabolisable energy, which is equivalent to 69% total digestible nutrients.
17th Feb 2020
phosphate supplementation in livestock

How important is phosphate supplementation in livestock, really?

Phosphate supplementation in livestock is essential in maintaining optimal production and reproduction in both your cattle and sheep. Learn why here.
20th Nov 2019
Backgrounding cattle

What is backgrounding in cattle, and how does it benefit you?

Intensive farming systems like feedlots can often stressful, and the effect of stress can be minimised thanks to a practice known as backgrounding.
29th Aug 2019
Molatek-farming on pasture, veld or feedlot

What to know about pasture, veld and feedlotting

In South Africa there are a number of different production systems which includes farming systems like grazing on veld and pasture and feedlotting.
29th Aug 2019
nutritional difficulties of feedlotting

Nutritional difficulties in feedlotting

Feedlot managers should ensure that the diet of cattle properly maintained so that cattle do not develop disorders relating to nutrition or poor management.
26th Jul 2019
Dundee farm update

Update on the feedlot near Dundee in KwaZulu Natal

We are deeply saddened by the recent tragedy that struck a cattle feedlot near Dundee in KwaZulu Natal. Upon hearing of this incident, we immediately dispatched our most senior expert ruminant nutritionists as well as a number external parties to investigate the matter.
11th Jun 2019
Thank-a-dairy-farmer

Why you should thank a dairy farmer!

With World Milk Day having been celebrated on 1 June, we decided to highlight all the reasons why you should thank a dairy farmer today!
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