24 September 2013 - Heritage Auction Results

Top priced bull - RT 10 04 

 

Top priced bull RT 10 04 from Spence Nguni Stud sold for R34 000 to Banna Moolman of Somerset East.

 
Top priced open heifer RT 11 38 sold by Spence Nguni Stud for R 6 000 to Styn van Deventer from Port Elizabeth.

 

Top priced in calf cows 



Top priced in calf cows SK 09 22 & SK 10 22 sold by S. Kirsten Ngunis for R12 000 each.

Top priced in calf heifer SK 12 02 sold by S Kirsten Ngunis Stud for R 10 250 to Jonathan Knott from Port Alfred.

Top priced cows and calf 

Top priced cows and calf KW 07 30 & KW 08 16 sold by Compassberg Ngunis for R14 500 each to Full Marks at the 7th Heritage Nguni Auction.  

 

 

Who are we and what do we do?

 

A group of like minded Karoo farmers who saw the need to provide veld reared cattle for the thinking farmer. We are Kevin Watermeyer, Niel Hugo and Marnice Pieterse, Trenly Spence and Stephan Kirsten.


We farm within a radius of ±150 km of Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape.

 

We apply the following criteria: - no supplementation, chemical treatment, dipping or dosing
 
- Members have to enter all their best bulls into project
 
- All members' herds are registered
 
- A lengthy test period - 24 months not 6
 
- A strict selection criteria

More about Ngunis:    And so it seems with the Nguni cattle breed - that it has always been with us: for as long as there were people in Africa, their lives have been intrinsically tied to their cattle. DNA evidence suggests that the Nguni descends from both Bos Taurus and Bos Indicus cattle and drawings and hieroglyphics from ancient Egypt show the multicoloured cattle with their lyre-shaped horns. The Nguni breed is a symbol of the achievements of the ancient continent; refined by time, its genetic code sifted by the harshness of the continent ...read more  

 

Produksiepotensiaal van Nguni-kruisings

Die vleisbeesteler moet daarna streef om die doeltreffenheid van produksie te verbeter. In die algemeen sal enige stelsel wat meer gewig vir slagdoeleindes vanaf ligter koeie produseer, doeltreffender wees as 'n stelsel waar swaar kalwers vanaf swaarder koeie geproduseer word. read more

 

 

no fuss, no frills, just bulls with balls

                               

 
 

 

 

Dynamic Drive

Because we dare to be different based on sound logic

 

Contact Us

Nguni Cattle cc members: 

Trenly Spence 082 898 4960

Kevin Watermeyer 049 841 1452

Niel & Marnice Hugo 049 845 0152 

Stephan Kirsten 082 376 3270

 

 

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