Livestock

Johanri Dormers production auction on 4 February 2023

Dormers are an excellent breed of sheep that demonstrates its worth in both intensive and extensive farming systems. This auction features high-quality breeding stock that has been caref...

27 Jan 2023 · < 1 min read

Blouberg Aanteelveiling awaits their 29th production auction | Bonsmara and Boveld...

Bonsmara and Bovelder breeders can be excited about the Blouberg Aanteelveiling annual production auction. This auction boasts top breeding stock that was strictly selected to bring the ...

23 Jan 2023 · < 1 min read

Majobe Merino’s presents 29th production auction

Majobe Merino's has an intensive breeding policy. The goal is to produce top-performing ewes that deliver multiple lambs year after year. This year, on their 29th production auction, ...

16 Jan 2023 · < 1 min read

The History of the Sernick Bonsmara Stud

The Sernick Group as it is known today was born from a young Nick Serfontein’s dream to become a farmer. He was advised by his parents to choose another career, which he did, but his d...

16 Jan 2023 · 3 min read

Collet Farming superior genetics Meatmaster auction 23 February 2023

521 Meatmasters: 121 excellent registered rams, 200 registered ewes. 200 commercial ewes. Why this is the one sale no Meatmaster breeder should miss. Proud winner of the best small...

16 Jan 2023 · 4 min read

Animal feeder solutions from Tal-Tec

Greg Talbot from Tal-Tec, a specialist in the design and manufacturer of livestock management and control solutions, talks about the features of his company’s feeder solutions. “W...

10 Jan 2023 · 4 min read

Western Cape veterinary laboratory closed for major renovations

The Department of Agriculture’s provincial veterinary laboratory (PVL) at Helderfontein in Stellenbosch will be undergoing major renovations during the next 12 months, during which the...

19 Dec 2022 · 4 min read

Algar Livestock Handling Equipment is your livestock solution

Algar Livestock Handling Equipment's top-quality products are at the forefront of the market. With products that constantly deliver innovative solutions, Algar is a proud supplier of ani...

12 Dec 2022 · 3 min read

Premium Genetics Brahman cow sets record in South Africa

A record is not broken every day, and certainly not by a female animal! S tud animals from twelve studs and one guest seller from all over South Africa attracted attention to the Premium...

5 Dec 2022 · < 1 min read

Invitation to the Premium Genetics Auction on 23 October 2023

This was the second production auction held by Premium Genetics. Their Brahman auctioneer, Rohan Beukes, stated that they had improved since the previous auction. "We made the most of t...

5 Dec 2022 · < 1 min read

Devlan Limousins provides adaptable, early-maturing, quality bulls

As fertility accounts for 60% of a herd’s performance, we seek to promote fertility and reproduction.  We have regularly won the BreedPlan Cow Group as the largest and most fertile he...

2 Dec 2022 · < 1 min read

On September 21, 2022, Be Human played host to the Sterkfontein Meatmaster auction

Willem and Lucile van den Berg would like to thank every buyer for their support during the auction. Mario Kruger from Vleissentraal thanked and congratulated Sterkfontein for the excell...

29 Nov 2022 · < 1 min read

Sterkfontein Meatmasters auction at Fire & Wine Arena in Pretoria on 22 Octob...

Sterkfontein Meatmasters' top animals were brought all the way from Wepner to Gauteng to present at the Sterkfontein Meatmaster production auction. The auction took place on Saturday, 22...

29 Nov 2022 · < 1 min read

Sernick invites everyone to the next stock auction

Be sure to mark the date in your calendar to attend the Sernick stock auction! The auction will be held on 3 February 2023. Keep an eye on their social media or visit their website fo...

22 Nov 2022 · < 1 min read

3rd Hoëveld Bonsmara club production auction

The Hoëveld (High veld) Bonsmara club and its club members hosted their annual production auction that presented cattle with top genetics for purchase. The auction was held on 28 Oob...

22 Nov 2022 · < 1 min read

Rabbit farming part 9: Rabbit hair production

When discussing textiles, the term “angora” by itself always and exclusively refers to the hair of Angora rabbits. The hair of Angora rabbits is one of five keratinic textile fibr...

20 Nov 2022 · 7 min read

Rabbit farming Part 1: Why you should become a rabbit farmer

Rabbit farming can be an alternative farming opportunity for a beginner farmer or someone with limited resources. According to Mike Daka, a rabbit farmer and interim President of the Rab...

15 Nov 2022 · 5 min read

Devlan Limousins provides adaptable, early-maturing, quality bulls with conformati...

John and Tracey Devonport run the successful Devlan Limousin cattle stud, which is situated on Water’s Edge on the Vaal. Background John was brought up in Johannesburg and went to Wi...

10 Nov 2022 · 5 min read

Soutpansberg Bonsmara auction attracts buyers from far and wide

Soutpansberg Bonsmara's 15th production auction saw attendees and buyers flock from near and far. The auction was held near Vivo in the Limpopo province of South Africa. Animals that ...

7 Nov 2022 · < 1 min read

Meet the President of the Simbra Cattle Breeders Society of Southern Africa

Tito Vorster is the CEO of the Delft Group and SIMBRA SA Breed President. They have a diversified agriculture footprint in Mpumalanga. Delft Group is a family-owned business managed by h...

7 Nov 2022 · 7 min read

Summer Sale delivers top Dormer sheep and Santa cattle genetics

Summer Sale 2022 saw sellers of dormer sheep and Santa cattle come together to present an auction with top genetic material. Dormerific Dormers, Santarific Santas and Sombrero Santas ...

7 Nov 2022 · < 1 min read

Vlakte Bonsmara auction exceeds the breeder’s expectations

Vlakte Bonsmara group celebrated a successful action that broke many goals the group set for themselves. Buyers from across the country showed up to purchase top genetics for their catt...

4 Nov 2022 · < 1 min read

Why is feed conversion ratio (FCR) important?

Pig farmers often focus on reproductive traits. These traits are important, but also keep in mind how your herd is making use of feed because 80% of a farm’s costs is feed. Feed con...

2 Nov 2022 · 3 min read

Oostelike Ile de France club auction delivers top genetics

Members of the Oostelike Ile de France club know why they choose this superior meat breed over and over. They choose it for its exceptional growth, fertility, and how easily it cross-bre...

31 Oct 2022 · < 1 min read

Yara Animal Nutrition talks about their products at NAMPO Alfa

Yara Animal Nutrition is a leading phosphate supplier in South Africa and the biggest supplier of food-grade urea in Africa. They offer a variety of products including spray-dried molass...

20 Oct 2022 · < 1 min read

South African beef sought after by Saudi Arabia

A landmark deal has been signed between South Africa and Saudi Arabia, which will see South Africa export beef – amongst other red meat products – to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA...

19 Oct 2022 · 4 min read

Algar Animal Handling Equipment shows how to make livestock handling productive at...

Productivity and efficiency are what Algar Animal Handling Equipment strive to give the farmer in the equipment they manufacture.  A variety of their equipment was on show at NAMPO A...

18 Oct 2022 · < 1 min read

Vaccinate your horses to get them ship-shape to ride and compete this summer

As equine competition season ramps up, the South African Veterinary Council (SAVC) has emphasised the importance of horse owners getting their animals vaccinated against African horse si...

14 Oct 2022 · 5 min read

Rhino farmer emigrates, but keeps his rhinos

Piet Warren, game rancher from Gravelotte in Limpopo, is slowly but surely getting rid of his assets with the aim of emigrating to Australia. Piet (75) and his wife Christine have bee...

11 Oct 2022 · 7 min read

Algar Animal Handling Equipment

Algar Animal Handling Equipment pride themselves on delivering high-quality products that make your work more efficient and profitable. Their wide range of products for livestock farmers...

10 Oct 2022 · 4 min read

Elmic Beef hosts their 22nd auction with success

Elmic is situated in the highlands of the Eastern Free State. Their philosophy is the natural management of veld grass for animal production. And it shows in the genetics of their cattle...

27 Sep 2022 · < 1 min read

Jacaranda Ile de France auction reaches record price for Hageland Ile de France ram

The annual Jakaranda Ile de France Auction offers buyers a chance to purchase top genetics from the respected Hageland Ile de France stud. During the event, a record price was achieve...

27 Sep 2022 · < 1 min read

Sterkfontein Meatmaster provides top genetics at their production auction

If you are looking for sheep that adapt well to different climates, an animal from Sterkfontein Meatmasters might just be the answer for you! "These animals adapt very well. We sell h...

5 Sep 2022 · < 1 min read

The Leliekrans Meatmaster auction is just around the corner

CdP auctioneers invite you to the annual Leliekraans Meatmaster Production auction to pick from top genetics to add to your farm. There will be a variety of animals available for bidd...

5 Sep 2022 · < 1 min read

Massey Ferguson becomes a ‘go to’ tractor for a large dairy farmer in the KZN Midl...

A local dairy farming operation in KwaZulu-Natal is now more grateful than ever for joining the Massey Ferguson family due to the cost-effectiveness and wide application of its tractor r...

21 Jul 2022 · 7 min read

Top genetics from Elmic Beef soon to be on auction

Elmic Beef's 22 production auction is around the corner! Situated on the farm Brakvlei, Vrede in the eastern Freestate, Elmic Beef brings you top quality Beefmaster cattle. If you are...

20 Jul 2022 · < 1 min read

Quality genetics from Milestone Beefmasters

Through the years Mylpaal Boerdery experimented with different cattle breeds (Beefmasters among others). We came to the conclusion that Beefmaster is the way to go – ideal for cross br...

15 Jul 2022 · 2 min read

Make Bonnox part of your farm-smart

“When you touch the wire, you can feel the quality,” says Hezekiel Malesa from Brits. He fenced his 23-hectare farm with Bonnox as part of his long-term farming plan. “I invest a ...

7 Jul 2022 · 4 min read

Kanna makes sheep work easy

Kanna’s affordable wool presses press wool just as effectively as the automatic models. Better, quicker, easier, as well as more effective and affordable, that is what Kanna, the in...

30 Jun 2022 · 3 min read

AGI provides solutions from farm to feed factory

AGI is well known for their grain handling facilities on farms and at silos, but they have proven in Mauritius that they also have the solutions for the bulk handling of material at feed...

27 Jun 2022 · 5 min read

JOCK has good news for dogs: A state-of-the-art new production facility for JOCK d...

JOCK dog food is a premium scientifically formulated dog food. Using only the finest ingredients, it provides a complete balanced diet. JOCK dog food is produced at the second-largest...

27 Jun 2022 · 2 min read
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