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The South African Boran was founded out of a need by commercial farmers that were tired of over managed and over fed animals and started searching for the ultimate grass fed animal. It had to survive in our country’s diverse climate and handle periodic droughts without human intervention and good management. We had two extremes, on the one hand the perfect carcass animal (high maintenance & expense), and on the other hand we had indigenous breeds (lower income from abattoir penalties) that was just not meeting our market standards. But there was nothing in between and so the Boran came to fill the gap with an acceptable carcass for our market with low to no input cost (optimum income).


Origin of the breed
Boran cattle were domesticated in
3 parts of the world ...
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History in South Africa
The early 1960's saw the first attempt
to bring Boran to South Africa ...
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Upcoming Sales & Events

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29 July 2015
Oos-Transvaal Bulveiling - Ermelo
Wessel Meyer  (082 800 4913)

01 August 2015
Hurwitz Auction - Bethal
Simeon Hurwitz  (082 415 5448)
     ■  Click here for the sale pamphlet
     ■  Click here for the sale catalogue

14 August 2015
Vastrap Boran, Bos Blanco, Peinke Ranch, Frontier Borans Veiling - Ladybrand
Quentin de Bruyn (084 592 4245) / Burnie Staal (082 463 0358) / Keith Peinke (084 941 1341) / Stephen Johnson (082 552 1357)
     ■  Click here for the sale pamphlet

28 August 2015
Boran Genetics Auction - KZN
Simon Hodgson (082 900 5182)

 

 


Feedlot
Have a look at our new Feedlot section
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Newsletter
2014 December Newsletter
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Animals for Sale
 
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Contact Details

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The Boran Society of South Africa
PO Box 506, Bloemfontein, 9300
Tel:  +27 (51) 410 0951
E-mail:  hesther@studbook.co.za  
   christine@studbook.co.za

 
 
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