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Wagyu seeks a larger market

Estimated reading time: 9 minutes The Wagyu Society of South Africa recently held its 2023 Wagyu Conference and annual meeting at the Allée Bleue...

The downstream economic implications of predation in the red meat industry

Estimated reading time: 9 minutes Livestock losses due to predation is not new in South African livestock producers. Predation usually becomes problematic where there is...

Why the South African meat classification system needs to change

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes There are two ‘material’ profit drivers in the production of beef in South Africa, namely quality and quantity. The quality...

The South African cattle and sheep market – Part 2: Demand

In the first part of this series we looked at the supply of sheep and cattle in South Africa and concluded that it decreased...

New grading system assures quality for consumers

With money becoming scarcer by the day in South Africa, consumers are becoming more and more concerned about price. This is one side of...

2020 Feedlot Challenge: Students beef up their skills

During February, the fifth-year veterinary science students who are participating in the 2020 Feedlot Challenge visited Beefcor, a fully integrated beef company. As one...