• Why santa Gertrudis?

    Number 1 performer on veld and feedlot! Simply the best all-rounder. Santa Gertrudis cattle flourishes in all parts of South Africa as they readily adapt to a wide range of climatic conditions. Read more..

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    Santa Gertrudis World Congress 2017

    The 2017 santa Gertrudis World Congress will be held in the the heart of South Africa, Bloemfontein from 1-5 May 2017. For more information, please contact our office at 051 444 2269 or johan@santagertrudis.co.za. Read more

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Welcome to the Santa Gertrudis Cattle Breeders’ Society of South Africa

The Santa Gertrudis herd in Southern Africa is a modern and dynamic breed supported by well established breeders within a organized society. Santas contribute significantly to the beef industry with its excellent fertility attributes, impact on cross breeding , above average feed conversion and growth. Santa Gertrudis is the preferred choice for the production of good quality beef and sustainable cattle farming. Read more

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Santa Gertrudis SA – Beef Genomics Project

BGP_logoGenetic progress, a measure of improvement of an animals’ performance for a specific trait, is improved by the addition of genomic information to conventional breeding programmes. The resultant increase in animal production, coupled with rapidly decreasing costs for obtaining the genomic information for the animals, holds the promise of increased economic returns for the livestock farmers concerned; and a more competitive position for the country in the world market. Read more

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