Everything you’ve always wanted in a Sussex
Huntersvlei Farm has, for over 75 years, consistently bred top quality Sussex cattle that have strong muscling and conformation, adaptability to varying climates, high virility, cows with strong maternal instincts, providing sufficient milk for their calves. We pride ourselves on producing reliable genetics, including our world class polled genes.
Huntersvlei Farm hosts an annual auction as well as conducts private sales throughout the year. Our sold Sussex are accompanied with all the relevant veterinary certificates which reaffirms the health of our herd being our priority.
Huntersvlei Sussex has prided itself on breeding exceptional quality female animals, and we have always believed that exceptional cows will breed exceptional bulls. Through high levels of prepotency, our breeding has ensured that the maternal traits of our cows are passed on from generation to generation. Through low birth weights, high milk indexes, and the hereditable maternal instincts, the Huntersvlei Sussex cow herd breeds animals that have low birth weights, excellent weaning weights, and can meet the diverse needs of stud and commercial farmers alike, in all climatic regions of southern Africa.
Through annual performance testing and strict selection criteria, veterinary checks and adoption of modern livestock production techniques, Huntersvlei Sussex remains at the forefront of beef cattle breeding in South Africa.
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Huntersvlei Farm hosts an annual auction as well as conducts private sales throughout the year.
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Sussex has the potential to make your beef herd more profitable. There are advantages whether you farm extensively or more intensively. As they are medium-early maturing, they are very suitable for crossbreeding, especially with indigenous breeds. Sussex prepotency ensures that crossbred calves attain better wean weights and capacity. They are renowned for their calm temperament – requiring less labour. Sussex are very versatile animals that adapt everywhere in Southern Africa. Sussex ensures Success.