Beef

Dual-purpose Braunvieh for meat and dairy

Dual-purpose Braunvieh for meat and dairy

Cois Harman believes that the Braunvieh breed is ideal for both beef and milk production.
Boran's rising popularity in the Eastern Cape

Boran’s rising popularity in the Eastern Cape

Boran farmer, Johannes van Rensburg, says that the commitment of individuals advances the breed.
indigenous afrikaner cattle

Afrikaner cattle breed: Origins and future role

The Afrikaner cattle breed is a genetic gold mine for beef production in SA, says Pierre Fouché.
farm in zambia

Starting afresh on a farm in Zambia

Keith Clubb, drawn by low land prices and the favourable climate, moved to Zambia in 1997.
Brahman cattle raised without intervention

Brahman cattle raised without intervention

Although beef farming abounds with technical information on how to maximise production and financial returns, successful beef farmer Neil Haines believes the benefit of using nature as an ally is...
wagyu cattle

Wagyu Cattle: Producing Kobe beef at R1 500/kg

Brian Angus is the owner of the first and largest herd of Japanese Wagyu cattle in South Africa. He desired to introduce South African gourmets to locally-produced Wagyu beef.

Italian beef breed shines at Nampo

One of the highlights of the 2007 Nampo livestock section was the ­Romagnola, an Italian beef cattle breed, which made its debut at this prestigious agricultural show.

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