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ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM OF THE SASAS DEVELOPING ANIMAL AGRICULTURE INTEREST GROUP

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landrace LANDRACE BREEDS: SOUTH AFRICA'S INDIGENOUS AND LOCALLY DEVELOPED FARM ANIMALS

FACT has published this booklet to facilitate the marketing of landrace breeds as part of an initiative to conserve through commercial utilisation. This publication combines information on the origin of breeds, general descriptions, outstanding qualities and performance data. 

CONTENTS

Foreword

Keith Ramsay

5

The FACT factor in the promotion, conservation and marketing of South Africa's indigenous and locally developed farm animals

Keith Ramsay

6

The conservation and improvement of indigenous livestock

Charl Hunlun

11

Embryo transfer in pespective

Dr Ronnie de la Rey

17

Artificial insemination: The semen industry in South Africa

Keith Ramsay

21

Indigenous cattle breeds:

Afrikaner

24

Nguni

26

Tuli

28

Indigenous sheep breeds:

Blinkhaar Ronderrib Afrikaner

32

Damara

34

Namaqua Afrikaner

36

Nguni (Zulu)

38

Pedi

40

Persian

42

Indigenous goat breeds:

Improved Boer Goat

46

Kalahari Red Goat

48

Savannah Goat

50

Unimproved Veld Goat

52

Indigenous poultry breeds:

Naked Neck

56

Ovambo

58

Venda

59

Indigenous pig breeds:

Kolbroek

60

Locally developed cattle breeds:

Bonsmara

64

Drakensberger

66

Huguenot

68

Sanganer

70

Locally developed sheep breeds:

Afrino

76

Dohne Merino

78

Dormer

80

Dorper

82

South African Mutton Merino

84

Vandor

86

Van Rooy

88

Locally developed poultry breeds:

Koekoek

92

Locally developed horse breeds:

Kaapse Boerperd (Cape Boer Horse)

96

Nooitgedachter

98

South African Boerperd

100

Locally developed breeds:

South African Black Ostrich

104

Camel

106

List of advertisers

111

Contributors

112


 

Ordering details

Please contact: 
FACT
The Secretary: H. Els
Private Bag X04, ONDERSTEPOORT, 0110, SOUTH AFRICA
Tel: (012) 529 8463
Fax: (012) 529 8396
E-mail: hels@op.up.ac.za

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