Awards - Boekenhout Trust Boerdery

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BTB is honoured and humbled by the wide industry recognition of our constant drive to improve our genetics.

1. Annual Simmentaler Star Cow Competition
   Willie Angus Star Cow Award
   2017 Winner
This award reflects our efforts to select for fertility and performance over many years.
For the BTB cow herd to be awarded the most stars in 2017 in competion with 50 year old herds and herds with 500+ females is a unbelieveable achievement.

2. Annual Simmentaler Simdex Competition
2017  1st Place (75+    cows)
2016  1st Place (75+    cows)
2015  1st Place (75+    cows)
2014  1st Place (50-75 cows)
2013  1st Place (50-75 cows)
2012  2st Place (50-75 cows)
2011  1st Place (50-75 cows)
Our seventh consecutive reproduction award. BTB values these awards highly as  outstanding herd management forms a integral part of our results. Most importantly our DTC genetic trends is constantly improving.

3. Breedplan: Completeness of Information
2017 -   4.5 Star Completeness Status
2016 -      4 Star Completeness Status
2015 -      4 Star Completeness Status
2014 -      4 Star Completeness Status
[click here for explanation of Completeness Stars]
We hope to achieve 5 Star status within the next two years.
"The more you measure the more you know"
6.1  2017 National Simmentaler Elite Cow, UG05104
This cow shows the excellent reproduction that made Simmentaler famous.

6.2 ARC National beef improvement of the year
         North West Province: WINNER (2016)
6.3  2015 LNR Nasionale Spesiale Prestasietoetsklas Toekenning

7. Pick 'n Pay/Breedplan/Landbouweekblad:
    South African Stud Breeder of the Year
    2016 - Winner
    2015 - Runner up
    2014 - 3RD Place

8. Pick 'n Pay/Breedplan/Landbouweekblad:
    Cow Group of the year
    2015 - BTB Simmentaler - Winner

9. Tongaat Hulett
    2015 Certificate of Recognition: 5 years of Simdex Awards

   Stud Producer of the Year

Mission Statement

Our mission is to produce reliable, leading genetics that will maximize value and sustainability for our clients.


Star Cow Awards
2017 Willie Angus Award



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