Cattle breeds Part 1

Beef production in Southern Africa has a long history, with cattle being farmed for a variety of purposes in diverse cultures throughout the continent in the present and ...

22 Jul 2022 · < 1 min read

Cattle breeds Part 2

Cattle can be considered as an essential daily food and nutrition source, a valuable supply of revenue, and they produce nitrogen-rich manure that can be used to rebuild ...

22 Jul 2022 · < 1 min read

Cattle breeds Part 3

Drakensberger In 1497, the seafarer, Vasco da Gama, first encountered black oxen when rounding the Cape. In 1836, several Voortrekker families left the Cape with similar...

22 Jul 2022 · < 1 min read

Cattle breeds Part 4

Santa Gertrudis Robert Kleberg Jr of King Ranch in the United States developed the Santa Gertrudis cattle breed. Kleberg's 400 000 ha ranch had 6 000 Hereford and Sho...

22 Jul 2022 · < 1 min read

Cattle breeds part 5

Sussex Sussex cattle are one of the oldest and purest English breeds and are popu­lar in Southern Africa’s beef industry. The breed descended from horned red cows onc...

22 Jul 2022 · < 1 min read