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South African farmer Anthony Khourie struggles to protect his livestock and farm from poachers and vandals.

Poachers slaughter cattle on pasture

South African farmers frustrated as livestock killings intensify

Editors Note: There are always some challenges no matter where you farm, but for this South African dairy and beef producer, it is the midnight raid by meat hunters who slaughter cattle right on pasture that’s causing concern. Even though he has 10 night-time security staff members, it is still difficult to keep up with […] Read more

Men wearing what look like military uniforms speak with a member of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) outside of the Senekal magistrate’s court at Senekal in South Africa’s Free State province on Oct. 16, 2020. (Photo: Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko)

South African white farmers, Black protesters face off over farm murder

Two suspected killers of farmer attend court hearing

Senekal | Reuters –– White South African farmers and Black protesters hurled abuse and threats at each other on Friday during a court hearing in a murder case that has exposed still simmering racial tensions 26 years after the end of apartheid. The killing of Brendan Horner, a white man whose body was found tied […] Read more


Rowland Munger and his son Rowly are the second and third generation producing Brahman cattle for breeding and meat markets.

Brahman cattle fit breeding and meat market

Hearty breed can handle climate and produce quality meat in crossbreeding program

Just outside Francistown in eastern Botswana, South Africa is Wayside Brahman Stud run by three generations of the Munger family. This well-known family name has been breeding both the red and grey Brahman cattle for more than 30 years, gaining a good reputation for quality stud and commercial stock. Wayside Brahmans hosts an on-farm auction […] Read more