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Santa Gertrudis in South Africa
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We believe that performance is the only criteria by which a breed can be judged and in this aspect the Santa Gertrudis has excelled. This is proved by the latest data released by the National Beef Performance Testing Scheme. (2002)

The South African Santa breeders is leading the field in breeding for superior Feed Conversion. our growth test bulls are consuming less than six kilogram of feed for one kilogram of weight gain. This is achieved because we believe that performance is the only criteria by which a breed can be judged. Santa Gertrudis South Africa has excelled. This is proved by the latest data released by the National Beef Performance Testing Scheme. The Santa has made steady progress with Phase C tested bulls achieving FCR’s of less than 5.5, some already have broken the magical 4.00 barrier, the best being 3.84. The modern Santa Gertrudis are medium framed cattle with dark red smooth coat, well hooded eyes, excellent legs and feet, is tailor made for future South African trends.

The modern Santa Gertrudis are medium framed cattle with its dark red smooth coat, well hooded eyes and excellent legs and feet, is tailor made for future South African trends. They are good foragers (non-selective) with an excellent walking ability cover long distances in search for food and water. well adapted to our extreme climatic conditions.

  • Medium Frame Beefer:  Mature bulls weigh 900 kg and up. Mature cows weigh an average of 530 kg

  • Adaptability:  Santa Gertrudis cattle flourishing in all parts of South Africa

  • Combined Hardness:  Exceptionally good foragers and with excellent walking ability cover long distances in search of food and water

  • Fewer Production Problems:  Santa calves renowned for having a small birth weight and rapid weight gains thereafter,Santa Gertrudis makes better use of its mother’s mik, achieving higher weaner weights

  • Weight Gain Ability:  Most highly heritable performance trait in beef cattle.Consistently excel in carcass weight per day of age. A weight gain of 1.6 - 2.0 kg per day is obtainable. Shed teeth at approximately 24 months and will still be an A grade

 

Santa Gertrudis South Africa has excelled!

 

Society Membership
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A Member of the Santa Gertrudis Cattle Breeders’ Society of South Africa.
Annual sales held under the auspices of the Santa Getrudis Society.

 

2020 Sales & Auctions
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Joint Jocharl & Santarust Sale
14 August 2020


Don’t miss this opportunity to get your hands on Jocharl Santa Gertrudis genetics, the product of 40 years of dedicated breeding.

Get more information here.

 

Crossbreeding
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Considering cross breeding Santa Gertrudis!
Are you striving for is to be producing the biggest amount of saleable beef from the grass growing on the farm?

More about cross breeding here.

 
 
       
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Doornbult farms in the Delareyville district,
North West, South Africa.

Jocharl Sale
14 August 2020

Get your hands on Jocharl Santa Gertrudis
genetics at the next sale, if you're serious
about improving your herd!

Veeplaas 2018 - Santa Gertrudis teler verrig
wondere in die Wes-Transvaal.

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Santa Gertrudis is the best all-rounder and
number one performer in the veld & feedlot!

●  FAST GAIN IN FEEDLOT OR ON GRASS
●  CUTABILITY ABOVE AVERAGE
●  MEDIUM FRAME BEEFER
●  ADAPTABILITY

Read more about the advantages here.

Annual sales held under
the auspices of the
Santa Getrudis Society.