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SA Stud Book issues media statements from time to time on relevant activities and developments within the livestock industry and the SA Stud Book environment. The latest press releases are listed below. 

1. General News

Feed Intake Recordings for Beef Cattle
1.1. Media Release - Feed Intake Recordings for Beef Cattle
Author: SA Stud Book

History was made when parties involved with the accurate recording and correct application of feed intake for beef cattle assembled on 7 August 2018.  Learn more...
Logix Elite Newsletter
1.2. Logix Elite Newsletter - April 2018
Author: SA Stud Book

A hearty welcome to the first edition of Logix News, the ELITE source of news for Stud Book participants and friends. The newsletter addresses the need to keep livestock producers in touch with issues affecting them, expand knowledge and to be part of latest developments in producing livestock products more efficiently. Learn more...
Logix Genetic Evaluation for the Merino Breed
1.3. Media Release: Logix Genetic Evaluation for the Merino Breed
Author: SA Stud Book

SA Stud Book and Merino SA release new Genetic Values for Merino Breeders. The latest scientific developments and technology applicable to modern sheep breeding will now be incorporated in a newly developed Genetic Evaluation by SA Stud Book for the Merino breed. It will be implemented, with approval of the Merino Technical Committee, and made available to Merino breeders from April 2018 onwards. Learn more...
Stud Book signs important agreements
1.4. Media Release: Stud Book signs important agreements
Author: SA Stud Book

Stud Book signs important agreements for expansion of services based on Genomic Information. Two important agreements were recently concluded by SA Stud Book to ensure that genomic information is used optimally by South African livestock breeders. Learn more...
What is Gene Editing?
1.5. What is Gene Editing?
Author: Dr. van Eenennaam

Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam of the University of California, Davis, describes the basics of gene editing.  Learn more...
Exco Executive Council Elected
1.6. Media Release: Exco Executive Council Elected
Author: SA Stud Book

New Executive Council (Exco) elected at the Annual General Meeting of SA Stud Book & Animal Improvement Association on 2 November 2017. Learn more...
First Bonsmara herd fully genomically tested
1.7. Media Release: First Bonsmara herd fully genomically tested
Author: SA Stud Book

On the heels of the release of the first Genomic Breeding values for beef cattle, namely the Bonsmara breed, the first Bonsmara herd obtained genomic profiles for all animals in the herd. Boeram Venter, owner of Disco Bonsmara Stud near Kirkwood, decided to all reap the benefits of genomics when breeding beef cattle. Learn more...
Genomic Breeding Values for Beefmaster
1.8. Expansion of the genetic merit for growth efficiency for beef cattle.
Author: SA Stud Book

The South African Beefmaster breeders will be on equal footing with Beefmaster breeders from the USA when Stud Book releases the first Genomic breeding values for the breed by end of August 2017. Learn more...
Genomic Breeding Values for Beefmaster
1.9. Media Release: Genomic Breeding Values for Beefmaster Cattle
Author: SA Stud Book

The South African Beefmaster breeders will be on equal footing with Beefmaster breeders from the USA when Stud Book releases the first Genomic breeding values for the breed by end of August 2017. Learn more...
Genomic Breeding Values for Bonsmara
1.10. Media Release: Genomic Breeding Values for Bonsmara
Author: SA Stud Book

The release of the very first Genomic BLUP breeding values for beef cattle in Africa enables Bonsmara breeders and their global clients to share in the advantages of the latest breeding technology for livestock. Learn more...
SA Stamboek stel revolusionêre onafhanklike paringsprogram bekend
1.11. SA Stamboek stel revolusionêre onafhanklike paringsprogram bekend
Author: Dr Pierre van Rooyen

SADairyBulls.com is reeds ’n gevestigde hulpmiddel vir telers van suiweldiere, KI maatskappye en ander bedryfsrolspelers om internasionale bulle se genetiese meriete te verkry op die Suid-Afrikaanse skaal. Learn more...
SA Stamboek Elite 2016 Mediaverklaring
1.12. SA Stamboek Elite 2016 Mediaverklaring
Author: Dr Pierre van Rooyen

SA Stamboek Elite 2016 gaan weer vanjaar erkenning gee aan stoettelers vir buitengewone prestasies. Maak asseblief reeds ‘n aantekening in u dagboek van die volgende belangrike datums, wat ook vanjaar weer saamval met Bloemskou 2016.  Learn more...
2016 Kleinvee Stoetkudde van die Jaar
1.13. De Heus oorhandig pryse aan Vleissentraal / SA Stamboek Elite 2016 Kleinvee Stoetkudde van die Jaar
Author: Dr Pierre van Rooyen

De Heus oorhandig produkprys aan Vleissentraal / SA Stamboek Elite 2016 Kleinvee Stoetkudde van die Jaar Learn more...
SA Stud Book Elite 2016 Awards honour top performance
1.14. SA Stud Book Elite 2016 Awards honour top performance
Author: Dr Pierre van Rooyen

The Standard Bank SA Stud Book Elite 2016 Prize Giving Dinner took place at Leopard and Lace in Bloemfontein on 3 May 2016. During this event, top achievers in the industry received awards for excellence in the livestock industry. Learn more...
SA Stamboek Elite 2016 Suiwelboer van die jaar
1.15. SA Stamboek Elite 2016 Suiwelboer van die jaar Streekstoekennings word gemaak
Author: Dr Pierre van Rooyen

Die streekstoekennings van SA Stamboek se Elite Suiwelboer van die jaar vir 2016 het in September afgeskop. Die kompetisie is ‘n platform waar SA Stamboek aan sy Logix melkdeelnemers erkenning gee vir die prestasies wat deur die jaar behaal is. Learn more...
Eerste elektroniese plakkaat op kongres voorgelê
1.16. Beste Veekundige Voorlegging op SA Vereniging van Landboutegnoloë Kongres
Author: Dr Pierre van Rooyen

Yolanda Venter, Bestuurder van die Nguni Beestelersgenootskap, het die eerste plek behaal vir die beste Veekundige voorlegging op die 33ste SA Vereniging van Landboutegnoloë Kongres wat van 8 – 10 September 2015 in Hoedspruit plaasgevind het. Learn more...
Minister van Landbou besoek SA Stamboek
1.17. Minister van Landbou besoek SA Stamboek en moedig samewerking in Agri aan
Author: Dr Pierre van Rooyen

Die Minister van Landbou, Bosbou en Visserye, Min Senzeni Zokwana, het Maandag, 5 Oktober die Landbouweekblad Landboukonferensie by die Universiteit van die Vrystaat geopen en ook van die geleentheid gebruik gemaak om SA Stamboek te besoek. Learn more...
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