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Solutions

  • We provide a comprehensive suite of animal health and production service.

  • Eligibility and Participatio.

  • Any emerging/smallholder cattle farmer can participate in the scheme and it is operational in all nine provinces. We encourage farmers with other livestock to participate.

  • We partner with you to determine your needs and action.

  • We collect animal performance information.

  • We use scientific methods to select animals and help you grow your enterprise.

  • We offer advice on livestock marketing.

How to become a participant

  • Contact your extension officer or KyD technician in your province.

  • Complete the farmer registration form to get a membership number in the national recording database.

  • You will be able to register all your animals on the database keep record.

  • Send new records as animals give birth.

  • The extension officer and KyD technicians will help you to weigh your animals at birth, weaning, 12 and 18 months.

  • The records will be analyse to assist you compare your animals.

  • Use the results to make selection and culling decisions.

We come a long way

  • We have proven track record of success of the scheme.

  • We offer advice on livestock marketing.

  • Over 8 000 emerging/smallholder farmers are benefitting under the scheme.

  • Through our strong partnership with provincial departments of agriculture:

    • We have conducted more than 67 famers days with smallholder farmers and other partners over the past 36 months

    • We also host joint livestock auctions in different locations. Our aim is to enable farmers obtain competitive prices for their animals

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KyD farmer in the Free State ventures into feedloting​.

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KYD farmer in Mpumalanga ventures runs an abattoir.

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A successful cattle auction sale through a strong partnership
between farmers, KZN extension officers and KyD technicians
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CONTACTS

For general information: Tel 012 672 9111

FREE STATE ​ ​​MPUMALANGA

​Mr M Finger

081 597 6217

​051 447 5629

​Mr. J Mulaudzi

​073 268 1327
​012 672 9082
NORTH WEST​ ​ ​ ​KWA-ZULU NATAL

​Ms. LZ Malete

​083 974 1817​053 927 4333​Mr. A Muchunu​076 334 7432​033 355 9477

​Mr. K Ramalepe

​073 519 5331​053 927 4333

NORTHERN CAPE ​

GAUTENG

​Ms. LZ Malete

083 974 1817

​053 927 4333Dr. D Motiang082 339 5124
012 672 9164/9147

​Mr. K Ramalepe

​073 519 5331

​053 927 4333
EASTERN CAPE

LIMPOPO​​                  

​Mr. S Nini​078 590 2114

​043 492 0032

Mr. J Mulaudzi 

073 268 1327
012 672 9082
​Mr. S Kwada

​073 723 1455

​043 492 0032


WESTERN CAPE

Dr. D Motiang

082 339 5124

012 672 9164/9147





  
  
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