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Ranching in south africa

  1. 1. Ranching in South Africa Boone Clemmons
  2. 2. <ul><li>Where in the world </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Common Misconceptions </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Statistics on the continent of Africa </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Statistics from Lions on the move: The progress and potential of African economies http://www.mckinsey.com/Insights/MGI/Research/Productivity_Competitiveness_and_Growth/Lions_on_the_move </li></ul></ul>*or 1.45 billion acres
  5. 5. <ul><li>Statistics on the continent of Africa </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Statistics from Lions on the move: The progress and potential of African economies http://www.mckinsey.com/Insights/MGI/Research/Productivity_Competitiveness_and_Growth/Lions_on_the_move </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Statistics on the continent of Africa </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Statistics from Lions on the move: The progress and potential of African economies http://www.mckinsey.com/Insights/MGI/Research/Productivity_Competitiveness_and_Growth/Lions_on_the_move </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>Three groups of beef producers in South Africa: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The commercial beef producer (mostly white farmers), where production is relatively high and comparable with developed countries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The emerging black beef cattle farmer, who own or lease land. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The communal beef cattle farmer, who run his cattle on communal grazing land. </li></ul></ul>Statistics from South African Department of Agriculture http://www.daff.gov.za/
  8. 8. <ul><li>Beef Cattle Numbers </li></ul><ul><li>13,964,000 total cattle in South Africa (Beef+Dairy) </li></ul><ul><li>6,674,000 commercial beef cattle </li></ul><ul><li>5,696,000 communal beef cattle </li></ul>Statistics from South African Department of Agriculture http://www.daff.gov.za/
  9. 9. <ul><li>Bonsmara </li></ul><ul><li>Common Beef Cattle Breeds </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Afrikaner </li></ul><ul><li>Common Beef Cattle Breeds </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Brahman </li></ul><ul><li>Common Beef Cattle Breeds </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Boran </li></ul><ul><li>Common Beef Cattle Breeds </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Nguni </li></ul><ul><li>Common Beef Cattle Breeds </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Karan Beef: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>125,000 head feedlot </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1,800 cattle slaughtered per day </li></ul></ul><ul><li>AFGRI </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Retail feed and equipment sales </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Large equipment sales and service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Commercial grain management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Poultry production and processing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Processes 650,000 broilers per week </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Major Agriculture Companies </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>2,500 acres </li></ul><ul><ul><li>800 acres for cash crops (corn and soybeans) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1,700 acres for the cow calf operation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cattle Break Down </li></ul><ul><ul><li>400 cows </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2 breeding seasons </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sell calves at weaning (approx. 400- 550lbs) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No castration preformed on the ranch </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>The Operation </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>The Operation </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>The Operation </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>MAJOR CHALLENGES </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Fires </li></ul><ul><li>Major Challenges </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Fires </li></ul><ul><li>Major Challenges </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Fires </li></ul><ul><li>Major Challenges </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>Fires </li></ul><ul><li>Major Challenges </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Fires </li></ul><ul><li>Major Challenges </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>Fires </li></ul><ul><li>Major Challenges </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Mud </li></ul><ul><li>Major Challenges </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>Porcupines </li></ul><ul><li>Major Challenges </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>Fencing </li></ul><ul><li>Major Challenges </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>Stock Theft </li></ul><ul><ul><li>40 cattle stolen in the month of August </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our sorting pens were used to load cattle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Heavy pregnant cattle in good health were taken </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Copper Theft </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Two power boxes robbed of all of their copper </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Power was down for two weeks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Property Theft </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Our neighbor’s house was broken into and several items were taken </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thieves watched the house for a week before they broke in </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Theft </li></ul><ul><li>Major Challenges </li></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>http://beta.mnet.co.za/carteblanche/Article.aspx?Id=4429&ShowId=1 </li></ul><ul><li>Farm Attacks </li></ul>
  30. 30. <ul><li>First National Bank </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agriculture Newsletter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>https://www.fnb.co.za/downloads/commercial/agriculture/agri-weekly-newsletters/2011/09dec11.pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><li>South African Department of Agriculture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.daff.gov.za/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Things to check out </li></ul>
  31. 31. <ul><li>Farmer’s Weekly </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Oldest Agricultural Magazine in South Africa </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Published in English </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.farmersweekly.co.za </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Landbou </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Published in Afrikaans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.landbou.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>South African Agriculture Magazines </li></ul>
  32. 32. <ul><li>McKinsey Global Institute </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lions on the move: The progress and potential of African economies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.mckinsey.com/Insights/MGI/Research/Productivity_Competitiveness_and_Growth/Lions_on_the_move </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Links </li></ul>
  33. 33. <ul><li>Questions </li></ul>

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