Entries by Bonsmara Admin

CUT Field Day

The students of the Central University of Technology of the Free State had a Bonsmara field day on the farm of Carl Gutter of Palmietfontein Bonsmaras, outside of Brandfort. Louis Steyl gave an overview of the beef industry and the Bonsmara System. Then a practical discussion on some of the breeding females and bulls of […]

Suidkaap Bonsmara Klub Boeredag

Die Suidkaap Bonsmara Klub het weer hul jaarlikse Augustus boeredag gehou op die plaas van Mikie du Toit van Swartshoek Bonsmaras net buite Humansdorp. Die dag was weer uitstekend ondersteun met ongeveer 60 boere wat die dag bygewoon het. Jan de Jong ‘n senior interras en karkasbeoordeelaar het die modern neigings in beesboedery bespreek. Daarna […]

Grootfontein Agricultural College Training day

The students of Grootfontein attended a Bonsmara field day on the farm of Dirk Spaargaren from Karooveld Bonsmaras outside of Steynsburg. Students learned more about the beef industry and the Bonsmara system in a theoretical session. Then Louis Steyl and Dirk Spaargaren discussed some breeding females and bulls during the practical demonstration.

Hoër Landbouskool Marlow Opleiding

Louis Steyl het die jaarlikse Bonsmara kursus vir die Landboupraktyk leerlinge van Hoër Landbouskool Marlow aangebied by Dirk Spaargaren van Karooveld Bonsmaras buite Steynsburg. Die kursus bestaan uit ‘n teoretiese sessie oor die wyer beesbedryf en da nook die Bonsmara stelsel. Daarna word vroulike diere sowel as bulle bespreek waarop die leerders hul kennis moet […]

Blarney Stone Bonsmaras Beef Information Day

Blarney Stone Bonsmaras (Moore Farming) held an Beef Information Day on the farm just outside of Maclear on Friday. The day was attended by stud and commercial breeders from the area. Louis Steyl from Bonsmara SA talked about the importance of using perfomance tested registered bulls in your herd. David Cock and Louis Steyl discussed […]

Frontier Farmers Day

The Frontier Bonsmara group and Hobson & Co held a very successful Farmers Day at the Wintercastles bull testing station near Alexandria on Thursday 12th July. Internationally renowned experts in their fields, John Westwood (International strategy consultant) and Frans Cronje (Scenario planner & CEO of the SA Institute of Race Relations) kept the 201 strong […]