Pasteurellosis is an acute and potentially highly fatal bacterial disease. A small trigger can set off an outbreak. In this article we discuss this disease, and what you can do to prevent an outbreak on your farm.
What influences feeding behaviour and food selection in animals? Knowledge about this process will help you to better understand and manage your game.
Similar to determining the body condition score in domestic animals, we also assess different body regions in antelope. In this article we explain where you should look, and show you several photos of very thin to fat antelope.
How do animals protect themselves against cold weather, and what can we do to help them? In this article we explain what measures you as a farmer can take during cold spells to minimise stock losses.
Releasing animals in a pre-release boma has many advantages, especially after a long travel time, or when being translocated in a big area. Read more about these bomas, and how to build them.
We discuss several concepts such as herd immunity and social distancing, and explain the similarities and differences between rabies transmission and prevention compared to COVID-19.
Vaccination of wildlife is important to control many infectious diseases. Rhinovax® is a relatively new vaccine, formulated for the prevention of anthrax as well as a wide variety of clostridium infections. In this article we give more info about this vaccine.
As the grazing deteriorates, animals are forced to graze down to ground level, which leads to some sand ingestion. In this article we explain more what sand ingestion/impaction is, what it can do to an animal, and how you can prevent it.
An optimal body condition is important for an animals' wellbeing. In this article we explain how to measure the Body Condition Score (BCS) in rhinos. We show you photos of several conditions - from emaciated to fat.
Read all about this infectious disease. How do animals (and people) get infected, what are the symptoms and how can you manage this disease? Anthrax can be deadly for people, if Anthrax is suspected, never open the carcass!
Droughts can have devastating effects on man and animal. Supplementing game is not so easy as livestock. In this article we provide information on how to manage your wildlife population during a drought.
Trophy (horn or tusk) production is regulated by age, nutrition, and genetics. In this article we explain how these factors influence horn development.
In this section we present you Post-Mortem cases. Click on the link to open the document. Finding out why an animal has died, helps you to maintain the herd’s general herd, and to optimize your animal production. We give you the history of the animal, some PM photos, and then follow up with our opinion of the cause of death of the animal as well as management advise. We give PM courses, you are welcome to join and learn more about how to do a PM yourself. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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