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LRF Stockman School – Profit Drivers in Bull Selection

The Annual LRF Stockman School took place once again at Aldam from October 11th to October 13th, 2023.

LRF Prize giving dinner

On the evening of October 12th, 2023, the LRF hosted its prestigious award ceremony, a momentous occasion where recognition is bestowed upon farmers who exemplify successful farming through the integration of scientific principles.

LRF Ovarian Scanning and Selection Index Workshop

The LRF recently organized a comprehensive and enlightening two-day experience, the Ovarian Scanning and Selection Index Workshop, held at the ARC Irene.

Nampo ALFA

The NAMPO ALFA Livestock, Hunting, and Outdoor Expo took place at NAMPO Park just outside Bothaville from October 12 to October 14, 2023.

Wagyu Inspector’s Course

The Society's annual inspector's course, held on September 6, 2023, was a significant educational event. The course was facilitated by two of the Society's Senior Inspectors

Carcass to Canvass

The "Carcass to Canvas" Wagyu showcase on September 7, 2023, at Allee Bleue Wine Estate was a remarkable demonstration of the art of cooking Wagyu beef.

Dive in with Wagyu

The 2023 conference was a deep dive into the world of Wagyu beef, providing attendees with an informative and inspiring experience.

New board members elected at 2023 Wagyu AGM

The Society's Annual General Meeting (AGM) on September 6th, held at Allee Bleue Wine Estate in Franschhoek, was a successful gathering of members.

Wagyu USA Conference 2023

The American Wagyu Association's annual conference in September 2023, held at the JW Marriott hotel in San Antonio, Texas, was a significant event gathering over 500 attendees.

WWC Secretarial duty hand over

On the evening of September 23, the American Wagyu Association hosted its annual gala dinner, an event marked by a significant transition

Wagyu Bootcamp

How to complete weights & scanning form

The Weights & Scanning form is used to record the weights of animals from your herd (Herdbook register & CWB register).

How to complete the cancelation form

The Cancellation form is used to remove animals from your Herdbook or CWB register. This is done to indicate that an animal has left the herd. There are various reasons including animals that were sold, culled from the herd, stolen, accidentally died, and slaughtered.

How to complete the Transfer template

The Transfer template is used to transfer an animal. A transfer occurs when an animal is moved from one entity to the next.

How to complete the DNA Producer submission780 form

The DNA Producer Submission 780 form is used to detail the DNA request to the laboratory. This form should be accompanied by the signed Lab request form of the specific laboratory to be used. As well as the birth notification form.

How to complete the birth notification form

The birth notification form is used to record calves born on the farm. As well as the first nominations for the calf’s sire & dam. On this form the linkage between calf ID and RFID (for traceability) is made.

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