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Get the brand you need! This is the message for all cattle farmers who are looking for assurance of quality.
You do not have to look further than SUSSEX! The $ X brand is used by the Society on all bulls after they have been inspected and approved for sale. The Society is so serious about the use of the brand that the actual branding irons are only allowed to be used by Senior Inspectors; as registered by the Sussex Society; in different parts of the country. This serves to reassure buyers that bulls with the $ X brand are registered animals and have been approved by Sussex Senior Inspectors.
Only bulls that have been performance tested and are visually and functionally correct, may carry this assurance of quality on the left shoulder. Buyers should be aware that any bull sold without this brand has not been approved according to the breed standards of the Sussex Society. This includes animals that are sold direct from the farm.
The $ X brand is registered with the Department of Agriculture for exclusive use by the Sussex Society
Sussex has the potential to make your beef herd more profitable. There are advantages whether you farm extensively or more intensively. As they are medium-early maturing, they are very suitable for crossbreeding, especially with indigenous breeds. Sussex prepotency ensures that crossbred calves attain better wean weights and capacity. They are renowned for their calm temperament – requiring less labour. Sussex are very versatile animals that adapt everywhere in Southern Africa. Sussex ensures Success.