Auction calendar: July 2014

Mpumalanga

  • 3 July: ADCO Trust Cease Farming Auction, Balfour. 150 cross-bred cattle and 1 023 Mutton Merino-type sheep on offer. Phone Flip van der Merwe on 082 641 3772 or Jan Mostert on 083 306 8408.
  • 8 July:  6th Production Auction of Gelykwater Bonsmara Stud, Middelburg. 30 registered bulls and 10 female animals in various production stadia on offer. Phone Eugene Pretorius on 082 324 5850 or Rocco van Rooyen on 082 799 2776.
  • 23 July: 2nd Milestone Beefmaster Production Sale, Morgenzon. 35 registered bulls, 50 + 50 registered cows + calves, 30 registered heifers (24 months) and 20 registered heifers (one year) on offer. Phone Johan Pretorius on 083 441 5506 or Tielie Crawford on 082 331 2038.
  • 29 July: 5 x 5 Beefmaster Stud Auction, Amersfoort. 2 stud sires (4 x 4 10-194 & 4 x 4 1-234), 30 (three-year-old) bulls (last of 4 x 4), 30 bulls (two years old) (1st of 5 x 5), 30 pregnant cows (4 x 4 breeding), 10 + 10 cows and heifers (4 x 4 & 5 x 5 breeding) and 40-year-old heifers (5 x 5 breeding) on offer. Phone DC Swart on 082 510 9454 or Moolman Mentz on 083 229 2500.


KwaZulu-Natal

  • 1 July: Sandra Vermeulen Total Dispersal Sale, Hattingspruit. 131 SA Mutton Merino type sheep consisting of 32 ewes with 37 lambs, 50 ewes (heavily pregnant or lambing), 1 Dormer ram, 1 White Dorper ram and 10 hammels on offer. Phone Wynand Lens on 082 329 0227 or Xander de Jager on 082 832 1248.
  • 2 July: Northern Natal Bull and Ram Breeders Association Auction, Vryheid. 97 Bulls – 23 Drakensbergers, 3 Ngunis, 11 Beefmasters, 9 Brafords, 32 Brahmans, 13 Simmentalers, two Bonsmaras, 3 Limousins, one Simbra. 12 Rams – 7 SAMM rams and 5 Ile de France rams on offer. Phone Douw van Wyk on 083 458 7353 or Koos Uys on 082 322 3423.

Free State

  • 3 July: Transgariep Bull Auction, Trompsburg. Angus – 15 bulls, 15 red heifers (18 months), 10 black weaning heifers, 5 black pregnant heifers. Afrigus – 7 bulls, 5 female animals on offer. Phone Kobus Botha on 082 373 3270 or Martiens le Roux on 082 772 9472.
  • 10 July: Eastern Free State Veld Ram Club Auction, Vrede. 45 Merino rams and 22 SA Mutton Merino rams on offer. Phone Daan Cronjé on 082 565 6924 or Gert Smit on 082 308 9460.
  • 16 July: 31st Maluti Breeding and Slaughter Stock Sale, Clarens. 2 420 Cattle and 130 sheep on offer. Phone André Pieterse on 082 771 8614 or 058 303 5226.

Eastern Cape

  • 31 July: Charmac Merino Auction, Graaff-Reinet. 60 horned and polled rams on offer. Phone Adrian McNaughton on 049 845 0155.

Western Cape

  • 15 July: 17th Production Auction of Staatmaker Merinos, Bredasdorp. 40 performance-tested fine wool Merino rams and 10 SA Mutton Merino rams on offer. Phone Dirk Uys on 082 940 2152 or Ean Nel on 082 452 7757.
  • 16 July: 37th Annual Production Auction of Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch. Stud and Grade Dohne Merino and SA Mutton Merino rams. 60 AA & A Dohne Merino rams, and 20 registered SAMM rams on offer. Phone John Morris on 082 771 2285 or Hennie Hattingh on 082 786 1534.

Limpopo

  • 1 July: Total Dispersal Sale, Vaalwater. Bonsmara and Beefmaster-type cross cows. 50 cows (possibly pregnant, walked with bull) and 50 + 50 cows with calves on offer. Phone Johan Bester on 082 838 8976 or Allan Sinclair on 082 528 0059.
  • 5 July: Ellisras Bushveld Festival Game Auction, Lephalale. White rhino bull, nyala, zebra, impala, blue wildebeest, eland, kudu and more on offer. Phone Stefan Heystek on 082 898 9711 or Allan Sinclair on 082 528 0059.
  • 11 July: Bosveld Boer Goat Club Breeders Auction, Lephalale. 26 Boer goat rams, 151 Boer Goat ewes, 1 Kalahari Red ram and 13 Kalahari Red ewes on offer. Phone Stefan Heystek on 082 898 9711 or Conrad Herbst on 082 829 7386.
  • 12 July: 3rd Prestige Game Auction, Modimolle. Various wildlife on offer. Phone Hendrik van der Walt on 082 770 2990.
  • 19 July: Horns and Hooves Game Capture Auction, Groblersdal. Impala, nyala, eland, zebra, kudu, wildebeest and more on offer. Phone Riempies Victor on 083 627 0839 or Hendrik van der Walt on 083 628 9301.

North West

  • 4 July: Mulati Wildlife Services Auction, Brits. Blesbok, blue wildebeest, kudu, impala, zebras and more on offer. Phone Peet Kruger on 082 809 3836 or Riempies Victor on 083 627 0839.
  • 19 July: Mike Englezakis 25th Game Sale, Sun City. 350 animals, 22 species on offer. Phone Ockie Goosen on 082 808 2479.

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