Emerging Farmers Cattle Carcass Competition at Sernick Farm

Emerging Farmers Cattle Carcass Competition at Sernick Farm

On September 7 and 8, 2023, the Sernick Farm in Liebenbergstroom was abuzz with activity as cattle farming enthusiasts gathered for two days of competition, learning, and networking. The event, which commenced at 9:00 AM on Thursday morning, was a deep dive into the world of cattle farming, featuring the much anticipated “On the Hoof” and “On the Hook” judging, enlightening guest presentations, and hands-on practical demonstrations.

Participants had the opportunity to witness expert judging and “On the Hoof” cattle evaluation conducted by the South African Fatstock Judging Association (SAFJA). Additionally, attendees were treated to insightful presentations by Bonsmara SA and RMI TED.

Day 1 “On the Hoof” Competition Winners:

Single winner: Merriam Vent

Single runner up: Tracy Marobobo

Group winner: Tracy Marobobo

Group runner up: Merriam Vent

Day 2 “On The Hook” Competition Winners:

Single winner: Tracy Marobobo

Group winner: Merriam Vent

Special mentions go to Khomotso Mashiloane, the Transformation Coordinator at RMI TED – Red Meat Institute for Transformation and Enterprise Development. Mashiloane engaged with SerDev and Sernick Group, discussing the Emerging Farmers Carcass competition and the top-tier genetics being produced for the market by emerging farmers. Sandile Nzuza, the Breed Advisor from Bonsmara SA, also shared insights on the Emerging Farmers Cattle Carcass Competition hosted by Sernick Group Farm in Liebenbergstroom.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all who participated and made this event a success. A special thank you to Bonsmara SA, RMI TED, and SAFJA for their invaluable contributions in judging and demonstrations. We look forward to more collaborative and insightful events in the future.



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