POWER² DUE TO EMPOWERMENT

POWER² DUE TO EMPOWERMENT

The number one challenge most of us in South Africa have is the sustainable availability of power from electricity. Power and electricity are two different concepts, although we refer to them as the same. Electricity (the flow of charge) provides the energy that can...

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THE EVOLUTION OF OUR ADVENTURE

THE EVOLUTION OF OUR ADVENTURE

"Innovation is the ability to see change as an opportunity, not a threat…" Steve Jobs If we are honest then the last 10 years in sheep farming have not been easy. First, a 7-year drought and barely 18 months later we are again in another type of drought. A price...

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The Costs of Selective Grazers

The Costs of Selective Grazers

Integrating the Meatmaster breed into a farming system focused primarily on wool sheep, such as Merinos, can significantly increase the carrying capacity of the farm and improve overall profitability. Known for their indiscriminate grazing habits and herd grazing...

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Price drought and the A4 danger

Price drought and the A4 danger

It is important that we test our plans and strategies now and then. During the week, my team asks why we don't buy and feed a bunch of storage lambs. Then I decided to quickly make another summation about the viability of buying storage lambs at R38 per kg, rounding...

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MEATMASTERS “APP”

MEATMASTERS “APP”

Today I will take the opportunity to give you a demonstration of our newly developed LANDRANI® Meatmasters "app" which we are very excited about. I will quickly explain to you how the application works and then at the very bottom there is a link to a Youtube video. By...

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THE BLUB COURSE AND THE GENE FACTORY

THE BLUB COURSE AND THE GENE FACTORY

Last week I touched lightly on the fact that I attended the BLUB course at Hermon here in the Western Cape. Of course the whole experience got me thinking and below is a list of the most important "take away points”. Have clear breeding goals Always use a ram with...

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COVID AND THE WAY WE BUY

COVID AND THE WAY WE BUY

When I think back to the first few days of "lockdown" I remember how I tried to work out a strategy to try to get around the rules. At first it was unbelievable to think that one could only go to the store once a day. We worked out ways to even jog, only to quickly...

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