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The Simbra breed is one of the numerically strongest, largest and most popular breeds of cattle in Southern Africa. This is a remarkable achievement in view of the fact that the breed has only been registered in Southern Africa for a relatively short period of time. Although American breeders have worked on the Simbra idea since 1960, the Simmentaler Society only decided in 1985 / 1986 to develop the Simbra concept.  
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Click here for the complete list of available catalogues for upcoming sales.  (Catalogue may already be available on the database before it has been linked to the sale pamphlet.)

 

Richter Simbra Sale
14 / 07 / 2020
      Sale Pamphlet
      Sale Catalogue
      Sale Catalogue (PDF)

 

Lovedale Sale
22 / 07 / 2020
      Sale Pamphlet

 

OTVL Bull Sale
29 / 07 / 2020
      Sale Catalogue
      Sale Catalogue (PDF)

 

Noordwes Simbra Sale
30 / 07 / 2020
      Sale Pamphlet

 

SIMBRA SALE RESULTS

 

Watch this space for upcoming show dates, catalogues and results.

 

SIMBRA SHOW RESULTS

 

Latest Crowned Champions:

Digital Young Bull Day, May 2020
Prince Champion
Joslin Cash, JSL188
Breeder: Joel Lutge Family Trust, Southernwood

 

Digital Young Bull Day, May 2020
Young Bull Champion
Rotswand Patriot, LZ1825
Breeder: AP van Zyl, Winburg

01 / 06 / 2020:
  RESULTS:  Niemandia Sale

 

27 / 05 / 2020:
  BREEDERS:  Members per province

 

14 / 05 / 2020:
  RESULTS:  Hoogland Study Group Young Bull Show
  RESULTS:  3 Jacks & a Jill Sale

 

12 / 05 / 2020:
  CATALOGUE:  Hoogland Study Group Young Bull Show

 

18 / 04 / 2020:
  MEDIA:  2020 Simbra Journal

 

02 / 03 / 2020:
  FORMS:  Simbra Show Classes
  BREED:  Published Sires & Trait Leaders
  BREED:  Percentile Table
  BREED:  Genetic Trends

 

25 / 02 / 2020:
  RESULTS:  Malemba Sale

SIMBRA JOURNAL 2020
Download PDF - 40.8MB

Index:
SIMBRA - THE COMPLETE ALL-ROUNDER
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Benefits of membership
x Walk on the leading edge
x When cattle become beef - changing the narrative
x Genomika maak die onbekende en onsigbare bekend
x Is ál jou diere reg gemerk?

BEDRYF • INDUSTRY
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Die beste moeders vir ekstensiewe boerdery
x Biosecurity on the farm
x Understanding carrying capacity, stocking rate, and the rainfall factor
x Glen Aggy - ’n vertikaal geïntegreerde onderneming
x 12 principles of accurate performance testing, EBVs, and their use
x Simbra - now the Complete All-Rounder
x Simbra - the value proposition

BESTUUR • MANAGEMENT
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How to get feedlot calves settled quickly
x Siektevoorkoming deur inenting moet nóú beplan word
x Beef cattle farming and fertility
x Maximise profits with Simbra
x 10 thoughts on heifer development
x Sustainable livestock farming needs smart tech

PRODUKSIE • PRODUCTION
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Practical tips for selecting productive replacement heifers
x Is jou genetika gerat vir die toekoms?
x The raw performance of an animal
x Meet some of our emerging farmers

 

 
     


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