The impending registration of a new livestock breed in South Africa always arouses interest. More so if the breed characteristics promise to benefit the economics of the national red meat industry.
Christiaan de Jager, a cattleman from Roedtan in Limpopo province, South Africa, has built up a herd of more than 280 pure-bred Chianina catlle. His first production sale in October 2009 and his second in 2011 have set the scene for what may prove to be a revolution in our beef industry.
We would soon share the history and development with our folowers.