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 ●  Our stud is 100% committed to breeding a Boran that can truly be the mother cow for South Africa because of her maternal traits. Our bulls must be BULLS, heavy and
     deep in the forequarters with strong muscling over the back and loin. Hindquarters must have just sufficient muscling.

 ●  We have taken the long route of building a stud with the best genetics and all breeding done naturally in an extensive environment. This is in strong contrast to what most 
     other breeders have been doing by simply multiplying genetics rapidly to have animals to sell and make quick money. By doing so we have established a stud heard that
     is fertile, can rear calves adequately and maintain body weight through dry winters without feeding. At the same time we have passionately selected for all the traits such
     as disease resistance, tick resistance and a docile nature that we believe will win the hearts of South African Cattle breeders.

 ●  To breed polled Borans was from the start for us our obvious choice as more than 80% of commercial cattle Breeders prefer Polled Bulls.

 ●  We will not preach one thing and then do the opposite as is customary in the stud industry, as every breeder strives to breed the most expensive, oversized bulls
     forgetting in the process what his breed is really all about and what it is meant to contribute to the South African cattle industry.

 ●  The Zambians and Kenyan Boran breeders have been most successful in their effort to breed what is known as the improved Boran. Our Stud has endeavoured to take it
     one step further by using only the best South African indigenous genetics to broaden the genetic base and while doing so also improve some features of the Boran like
     pendulous sheaths.

 ●  We have increased selection pressure both on our pure Borans and upgrades to make sure all our Borans have an excellent temperament such as the breed is
     supposed to have.

 ●  We concentrate on a medium to small framed Boran with excellent balance between length depth and width.

 
●  We do allow for variation in type to a point as without variation you cannot make genetic progress.

 
●  In spite of the huge cost purchasing Boran genetics, we will in no way be spoiling or over manage our Borans. We are focused on breeding Borans that will be an asset
     to the South African commercial cattle breeders.

 ●  We have found that not all Borans have the ability to maintain condition in times of drought or during the winter as is claimed, but that there are defiantly some outstanding
     animals in this regard. We are focusing on these animals getting the balance just right between amount of milk and the ability to maintain body weight. These two aspects
     are at constant war with each other and few breeders make the effort to select them in harmony.

 ●  With our cow herd now firmly established with diverse genetics from outside, our aim now is to use our excellent stud sires to breed the bulls the industry will need in the
     future.

 
●  Also see management and feeding and recording for profitability on this website.

 

 

       


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   Clynton Collett - 051 654 0538 / crc@collettgroup.com
   Mario du Preez - 081 489 0198 / mario@collettgroup.com
   La Rochelle Farm, Bethulie


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