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June 2017

Any man can be a father, but it takes someone very special to be a “DAD”! – Happy Fathers Day!

The same can be said of a bull – don’t just use ANY bull. Reap the benefit of 53 years of meticulous Bonsmara performance testing and get that special bull that will breed low cost, high performing animals every time - not just on paper, but also in performance ON THE VELD!

Our bulls are a great testimony to performance testing and veld-adapted animals – they can maintain constitution and condition even on the dry winter Kalahari veld.

Some “auction advice” – You can never do a Bad Deal with a Good Bull!

Gobabis auction DD 10 August and G8 in Windhoek on 31 August – be there!


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Boeredag Program 2015
Farmers' Day Program 2015
February 2015



08:30 - 09:00

Registrasie / Registration

09:00 – 09:10

Opening Ds Gerhard Liebenberg

09:10 – 09:45

Kyk hoe teel ons POENAS!
Have a look at our POLLED Bonsmara breeding program!

Joggie Briedenhann
(Hartebeestloop Bonsmaras)
DNA-getoetsde poena Simmentaler, Braunvieh, Tuli en Senepol word gebruik om op te teel na suiwer Bonsmara poena. Daar is goed in elke ras! Dit is ‘n lang proses - uitdagend, lekker en vol verassings.

We use DNS tested polled Simmentaler, Braunvieh, Tuli and Senepol to breed up to pure polled Bonsmara. There is some good in every cattle breed! The process is long – challenging, exciting and full of surprises.

09:45 – 10:30

Boerdery in Suidelike Afrika - as jy die SPELREELS ken, WEN JY!
Farming in Southern Africa: If you know the rules, you will succeed.
Prof Theo Venter
(Potchefstoom Besigheidsskool / Business School)
CV (131 Kb)
Ons boederye strek ver buite die plaashek. Theo vat jou buite die hek en ver oor landgrense heen.

Farming goes beyond our farm gates. Theo will take you outside your farm and over country borders.

10:30 – 11:00

Dit is alles in die SKROTUMS!
It has all to do with the SCROTUM!
Dr Martin Ferreira
CV (470 Kb)
As reproduksie sò belangrik is, is skrotum koning! Weet ons almal waarna om te kyk en hoe dit werk?

If reproduction is as important as we believe it is, then the scrotum is king! Do we all know how it functions and what to look for?

10:00 – 11:30

Tee/Koffie / Tea/Coffee

11:30 – 12:15

Is ons almal in DIESELFDE bootjie met die droogte?
Are we all in the SAME boat with the current drought?
Kobus Marais
CV (66.4 Kb)
Sekeres is beter af as andere. Kan ek ‘n "sekere" word en hoe?

Some of us are better off and how do we make sure that next time we are one of "them"?

12:15 – 13:00

PRAKTIES : Martin toets bulle vir vrugbaarheid en ons neem deel.
PRACTICAL : Martin tests some bulls for fertility and all of us take part. If you see and do, you will also understand!
Dr Martin Ferreira
CV (470 Kb)
As jy sien en doen, verstaan jy!

If you see and do, you will also understand!

13:00 – 14:00

Middagete / Lunch

14:00 – 14:30

Ons punt die Veldbulle!
We score the Veld Bulls!
Joggie Briedenhann
Almal neem deel en jy leer presies hoe lyk en presteer goeie Veldbulle.

We all take part and you learn how to identify a good veldbull.

14:30 – tot
laat/to late

Bulle deur die ring, bespreking en saam kuier!
Bulls through the ring, discussion and socializing!
Japie Bestebreurtje, Kiep Lepen, Joggie Briedenhann
Ons nooi jou hartlik uit om die besondere dag met ons te kom geniet!
Alle lesings is gratis en middagete is N$ 40.00 per persoon.

We cordially invite you to attend this special day with us!
All lectures are free and lunch is available at N$ 40.00 per person.


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