Drakensberger

Cattle breeds Part 3

Drakensberger In 1497, the seafarer, Vasco da Gama, first encountered black oxen when rounding the Cape. In 1836, several Voortrekker families left the Cape with similar black oxen, referred to as Vaderland cattle. Most of these farmers settled along the Drakensberg mountain range, where they developed the breed further.[...]

By Natasha Pansegrouw|8th July 2022|Categories: Articles, Stock and breeds|Tags: , , , , |
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