Having experienced the advantages of different cross breeds during Diethelm’s studies in Pretoria, South Africa, and Texas A&M, USA, as well as the very dry and harsh conditions in Namibia gave rise to the idea of developing a cattle breed which would be well adapted to the environment and the market conditions of the cattle industry in Southern Africa.
Kamab Simbra Stud Objectives
Kamab Simbra stud’s most important goals have always been high fertility and maximum meat production from the veld. Fertility in the females is very strictly observed and only the best bulls get selected. Even though this is the biggest Simbra Stud in Southern Africa, producing about 350 calves a year, only up to 40 Bulls are selected per anum.