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What animal has the largest ears?

The long-eared jerboa, a desert rodent, has the largest ears, relative to the size of its body, of any animal. Which animal has the largest ears? You might think it’s the elephant, and you’d be right —  sort of. As the largest living land animal, the African elephant does have the …

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Kalahari Red goats Hardy and profitable

The proven economics of the Kalahari Red breed motivated Cobus Meyer to branch out into goat production on the family farm near Leeudoringstad. He told Annelie Coleman that establishing his Greenstone Kalahari Red Goat stud had been the best business decision he had ever made. Cobus Meyer, who farms on …

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Meet one of SA’s top Merino wool producers

Kleiheuwel Trust, based in Bredasdorp, recently achieved one of the top 10 best prices in the history of South African wool sales, and the highest price during the previous season’s BKB wool auctions. Pam and André Christie-Smith spoke to Glenneis Kriel about their production approach. Rams use their horns in …

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