What is Wagyu Beef?
Wagyu is any of the four Japanese breeds of beef cattle. In several areas of Japan, Wagyu beef is shipped carrying area names. Some examples are Matsusaka beef, Kobe beef, Yonezawa beef, Mishima beef, Ōmi beef, and Sanda beef.
Is wagyu beef available in South Africa?
Currently in South Africa, there are a total of around 130 Wagyu Breeders with about 4 500 Wagyu cattle in total between them, of which 3 000 are breeding cows.
How much does 1kg of wagyu cost?
The Japanese Wagyu beef will be sold for R7675.16 a kilo. There is good steak and then there’s this. It’s called Japanese A5 Wagyu and it’s the most expensive beef ever to hit Australia. It will set you back R7675.16per kilogram, according to Vince Garreffa.
How much is a Wagyu calf in South Africa?
Wagyu Cattle: Producing Kobe beef at R1 500/kg.
What type of cow makes Wagyu?
WAGYU – a Japanese beef cattle breed – derive from native Asian cattle. ‘WAGYU’ refers to all Japanese beef cattle, where ‘Wa’ means Japanese and ‘gyu’ means cow. Wagyu were originally draft animals used in agriculture, and were selected for their physical endurance.