BORAN BREEDERS’ SOCIETY SUPPORTS GROOTFONTEIN

Members of the Boran Breeders’Society of SA visited Grootfontein College of Agriculture, Middelburg EC to present an information day to students at the College.

From the left are Mr Wouter Slabbert (Society Manager), Mr Willie van Heerden (Lecturer at Grootfontein), Mr Willie de Jager and Ms Annette Kingwill (Both members of the Breeders’Society). The Breeders’ Society provided heifers and a bull to the third year students to farm with as part of the Production Unit which is managed by Mr Van Heerden.

Heifers were provided by: Messrs Johan Henning from Ellisras, Schalk van Oudtshoorn from Amsterdam, Francois Smit from Derby and Ockert Werner from Brits. The bull was provided by Elof Muller from Mossel Bay.

Mr De Jager studied at Grootfontein in 1954 – 1955 and transported some of the animals to Grootfontein.