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Foot-and-Mouth: Why it’s such a big deal

On 7 January 2019 an outbreak of Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in the Vhembe district of Limpopo caused a temporary suspension in the country’s FMD-free status, according […]

Nutrition of Game Species

Most herbivorous game, that is animals that eat and live off only plant matter, have no need for external supplementation if they are allowed to roam […]

We don’t want to “boar” you, so here are the different pig breeds in SA

Despite public misconception, not all pigs are the same. In this article, we have highlighted the eight breeds of pigs that occur in South Africa, along with a short description and some of their traits.

Five reasons you should be farming with ostriches — Courtesy of Epol

As the world’s largest bird, the ostrich (Struthio camelus) weighs over 100kg and reaches a height of over 2m, with female ostriches being slightly smaller than the males.

Want to know the differences between sheep and goats? We’ve “goat” “ewe” covered!

It can often be difficult to distinguish between sheep and goats, especially as some sheep look like goats, but the two species rarely interbreed.

Don’t get caught with your head in the sand! Learn more about Ostriches here!

There are three types of ostriches found in South Africa. These three breeds have different characteristics and here’s how you can tell them apart.

Hop right into our rabbit terminology — Courtesy of Epol!

From the exceedingly fluffy Angora rabbit to the huge Flemish giant and every other bunny in between, we’re decoding the terminology often used in rabbit breeding.

Feel like a fish out of water? Don’t worry — We’ve got you covered! Part 2

Feel like a fish out of water? Don’t worry — Epol has your back! This article will be aimed at explaining the general terminology in aquaculture that may not be common knowledge.

Feel like a fish out of water? Don’t worry — We’ve got you covered

Feel like a fish out of water? Don’t worry — Epol has your back! This article will be aimed at explaining the general terminology in aquaculture that may not be common knowledge.

We’ll “goat” you on the right path with our goat industry terminology

The domestic goat, Capra hircus, is farmed for many uses. In this article, we will break down the terminology in the goat industry that may not be common knowledge.

Sharpen up your knowledge with these Cattle Industry Terms!

Cattle farming can be broken down into two sections, namely beef cattle and dairy cattle. In this article, we will be explaining the general terms for cattle when it comes to farming and handling.

Everything you should know about terminology in the chicken industry

We’ve set out to explain the terminology synonymous with the poultry world, that may not be part of common knowledge. So, let’s get scientific!