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Alphaeton Sale 13 October 2017

The Alphaeton Bonsmara & Boergoat production sale wa held at Alphaeton in the Fort Beaufort district on a beautiful spring day on Friday the 13th. It proved to be a lucky Friday the 13th where 82 buyers registered and bidding was brisk on all lots. The 29 Bonsmara bulls averaged R39413.79 with the top price…

Quattro Boergoat & EP Dorper Sale 11 October 2017

The annual EP Dorper Club Ram Sale & Quattro Boergaot sale was held at the Willowmore Showgrounds on Wednesday 11th October. This year a Persian Ram & Ewe sale was added to make it very much a one stop shop for many farmers. The sale exceded everybody’s expectations and there was a keen interest on…

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Osterloh & Trollope Farmers Day Success

A successful farmers day was held on the farm Lincoln. 83 people registered on the day to listen to speakers Rob Andrew, Hugh Oxenham, Winston Trollope, and Johan Mouton. The Bulls on the Osterloh & Trollope Production sale to be held on Friday 28 July were on view for potential buyers to see.

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Alexandria Sale 18 July 2017

There were 392 Cattle on offer at the recent Alexanria sale. Prices were astronomical and were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 8 R 5 500.00 R 18.02 A GRADE A2+ 24 R 10 400.00 R 28.81 AB GRADE (THIN) 29 R 7 220.69 R 22.38 BULL (SLAUGHTER)…

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Frontier Bonsmara Farmers Day

Frontier Bonsmara Farmers Day 13 July 2017

183 People attended the Frontier Bonsmara Farmers Day held at the Alexandria Bull Testing Station on 13 July 2017. Prof Matthew Lester was first up, speaking on finances at fokkolfontein on post financial downgrade. Gerrit van Zyl held in depth discussion on optimising your herd to get maximum profit. Bulls to be on sale were…

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Steytlerville sale 11 July 2017

There were286 sheep & 26 cattle on the recent Steytlerville sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock QTY Average Price Average Price/kg ANGORA EWE(S) 15 R 583.00 R 15.03 ANGORA RAM(S) 10 R 694.50 R 12.21 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 1 R 5 300.00 R 14.44 LIGHT HEIFER(S) <180KG 2 R 4 000.00 R 25.89 HEIFER(S)…

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Grahamstown Sale 06 July 2017

There was a receord sale held in Grahamstown on Thursday 06 July. 492 sheep and 724 cattle were sold on the day. Prices were as follows: Type of stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 3 R 7 000.00 R 22.80 AB GRADE (THIN) 12 R 5 125.00 R 22.52 ANGORA EWE(S) 16…

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Adelaide Sale 05 July 2017

There were 250 sheep and 211 cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide monthly sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 1 R 9 300.00 R 24.47 AB GRADE (THIN) 19 R 8 273.68 R 21.01 AB GRADE A2+ 3 R 9 000.00 R 21.95 BULL…

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Bedford Sale 28 June 2017

There were 262 sheep and 252 cattle on offer at the recent Bedford sale. Prices were outstanding for both trade sheep and slaughter cattle. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 3 500.00 R 10.77 AB GRADE (THIN) 8 R 7 750.00 R 20.18 AB…

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Buffelshoek Sale 22 June 2017

There 399 sheep and 64 cattle on offer at the recent sale held at Blaauwboskuil. Prices were outstanding for c-grades as they hit nearly R26/kg while slaughter lambs were going R32/kg liveweight. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/KG AB GRADE (THIN) 1 7,000.00 R 18.82 AB GRADE A2+ 1…

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Charlgrove sale 20 June 2017

There were 398 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/KG A GRADE A2+ 1 R 8 900.00 R 21.98 AB GRADE A2+ 1 R 7 800.00 R 20.53 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 3 R 11 000.00 R 19.30 B GRADE B2+ 2 R 8…

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Bathurst Sale 13 June 2017

There were 296 cattle on offer at the recent Bathurst sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg BULL (SLAUGHTER) 8 R 12 037.50 R 20.14 B GRADE B2+ 7 R 7 800.00 R 20.73 COW (VERY THIN) 19 R 4 171.05 R 12.78 STORE COW/C1 33 R 6 481.82…

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