NoseRings® in the News

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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