NoseRings® in the News

Take the stress out of weaning

Posted by on Jan 17th, 2020 in News | Comments Off on Take the stress out of weaning

NoseRings to wean calves have been around since 1997, when Dick Richardson of Vryburg came up with the concept to reduce cost from loss of production due to stress. It soon transpired that NoseRings offer several additional advantages, such as easier management of grazing planning, larger and fewer herds, and easier single herd management. If you don’t have to separate your weanlings from the cow herd, it simply makes herd management so much easier.

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Silent, stress-free weaning is achievable

Posted by on Jan 17th, 2020 in News | Comments Off on Silent, stress-free weaning is achievable

by Judy Richardson and Michael Cox – During extreme weather conditions such as drought, NoseRings make earlier weaning possible.

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Wean with NoseRing and earn a premium

Posted by on Jan 17th, 2020 in News | Comments Off on Wean with NoseRing and earn a premium

by Du Preez de Villiers – With NoseRing, JD van der Vyver’s Bonsmara calves show virtually no signs of stress during the weaning period.

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Weaning cattle for maximum production

Posted by on Jan 17th, 2020 in News | Comments Off on Weaning cattle for maximum production

by Judy Richardson and Michael Cox – Effective weaning that minimises loss of production is critical for successful beef cattle production.

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NoseRing® – A Solution for Dairy Farmers by Abbey Kingdon

Posted by on Jul 3rd, 2013 in News | Comments Off on NoseRing® – A Solution for Dairy Farmers by Abbey Kingdon

In 1997, Whole Concepts designed the NoseRing®, a low stress alternative for weaning calves in beef cattle herds. The product developed as a solution to the grazing planning problem of breaking up the herd. The same year it hit the market, Paula and Matthew Beautlerk, who manage the Allegraine Jersey Dairies, in the Limpopo Province, for owner Dave Drewett, bought 30 NoseRings®. Allegraine Daries have been ordering every year since then. The Beautlerks manage a herd of 360 cows with 160 in milking. The Beautlerks had something else in mind...

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Learned Behaviour and NoseRings® by Abbey Kingdon

Posted by on Jul 3rd, 2013 in News | Comments Off on Learned Behaviour and NoseRings® by Abbey Kingdon

The Brahman breed has been an integral part of cattle breeding in South Africa since the 1950’s. The tell-tale Brahman traits are well established in the commercial beef industry, even if sometimes the signs are subtle: a little extra length in the ear, an extra fold of dewlap, a slight hump, hybrid vigor, adaptability, hardiness. Especially through maternal lines, Brahman blood circulates through South African herds. But intertwined with desirable traits in the strands of Brahman DNA is the highly heritable trait of temperament. The stain on...

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