Cattle Prices In South Africa

What is Cattle?

Cattle are large, domesticated, cloven-hooved, herbivores. They are a prominent modern member of the subfamily Bovinae and the most widespread species of the genus Bos.


Adult females are referred to as cows and adult males are referred to as bulls.

Cattle Prices In South Africa?

Cattle prices averaged between R1988.81 and R1986.27.

What are cattle used for?

Cattle are commonly raised as livestock for meat (beef or veal, see beef cattle), for milk (see dairy cattle), and for hides, which are used to make leather.

They are used as riding animals and draft animals (oxen or bullocks, which pull carts, plows and other implements).

How do cattle help farmers?

Milk cattle are extensively used for milk production. The draught cattle are widely used for labor in association with streams like agriculture where they are used in carting and irrigation.

The cattle farm is known to increase the overall revenue for the farmers and improves their standard of living.