Free Braford Bull for One Year

Do you like the sound of owning a Braford bull for one year? Join us at our Braford Farmers Day in Vryburg this March!

  • Date – Wednesday, 17 March 2021
  • Time – 10:00 to 13:00
  • Venue – Vryburg Show Grounds

We’ll be giving four Braford stud bulls to four lucky farmers. Farmers need to qualify for the competition – see details below.

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ENTRANCE FEE – FREE
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THEME:

APPLICATION OF MODERN SELECTION METHODS FOR THE COMMERCIAL FARMER

Including:

  • Crossbreeding and where the Braford fits into crossbreeding programs (by prof. Frikkie Neser)
  • The ideal cow size: It’s about profit per hectare (by prof. Frikkie Neser)
  • Set your breeding goals properly (by Johan Styger)
  • Modern breeding principles (by dr. Michael Bradfield)

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PROGRAM:
10h00-10h10  Opening and welcoming
10h10-10h15  Sponsor
10h00-10h30  Set up your breeding goals properly (by Johan Styger)
10h30-10h40  Sponsor
10h40-11h10  Crossbreeding and where the Braford fits into crossbreeding programs (by prof. Frikkie Neser)
11h10-11h15  Sponsor
11h15-11h45  Modern breeding principles (by dr. Michael Bradfield)
11h45-12h00  Panel discussion
12h00 Practical demonstrations

  • Bull and cow selection as well as the use of modern breeding principles (by Flaf Lauwrens)
  • Ultrasonic scanning and the selection of bulls (by Jurgens Hendriks)

13h00  Lunch
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Traveling from far? Accommodation is available at Lavender Lodge.
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Do you qualify to stand a chance to win a Braford bull for one year?

  • Will you be attending the Farmers Day on 17 March, Vryburg Show Grounds?
  • Will you be able to transport the bull on 17 March?
  • Are you a commercial farmer?
  • Do you have a cowherd of at least 20 females?
  • Are you willing to share photos and information about the bull and his journey during his one year on your farm?
  • Will you share photos and the progress of his progeny once they have arrived?
  • Are you based in South Africa?
  • Can you give motivation as to why you should receive a bull?

If you said YES to all of the above – enter the competition here!