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November 9, 2018

Beware the Poison Plant or Gifblaar

Livestock owners need to be on the lookout for a highly toxic plant known as...

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November 9, 2018

Fun Facts about Chickens

1 ) The chicken, Gallus gallus domesticus, is a domestic subspecies of the red junglefowl,...

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November 9, 2018

Which “arian” or “ism” Fits You?

Tomorrow being World Vegan Day, we thought we’d take a look at the various terms...

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November 9, 2018

The Digestive System of Sheep

Sheep belong to the ruminant classification of animals. Ruminants are characterized by their "four" stomachs...

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November 9, 2018

Plant Nutrients

In terms of nutrients, plants need a balance of the big three, namely nitrogen (N),...

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September 4, 2018

Arbor Week

In South Africa the first week of September is used to focus our attention on...

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September 4, 2018

A lot of Bull?

At the Gauteng Smallholder magazine we sometimes look at the differences amongst certain groups of...

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August 22, 2018

Seven myths about GM crops, and the truth behind them

The Smallholder has in the past looked at the issues surrounding the use of genetically...

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