• Meentgrond (Waterbome)

    Category farm
    Province Northern Cape
    District Kareeberg
    Closest town Carnarvon
    Size Ha
    Company
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    About Meentgrond (Waterbome)

    Dirkie Nell farms with Dorper sheep. He believes that farming is in your blood; he grew up on a farm and has the expertise and skills of farming. Farming is his life and income. He is dependent on farming and enjoys it very much. He does not believe you can get a better job or lifestyle than this.

    Karoo lamb is your best choice, the area is best for sheep and the taste of the meat is tender and spiced. Some of the healthy Karoo bushes on his farm is the Karoo bush, Silver Karoo, Skaap bush, Kapok bush, Rivier Ganna, Anker Karoo and Perde bush.

    The Karoo bushes are used for medicine for people, and the sheep eat the bushes so it's healthy for people. He farms mechanically and doesn’t use substances on the animals. His management style is to utilize the ground to fit rotational grazing, so the soil and plants has opportunity to grow. He is proud of his farm and environment and has good human relations. If you have a good relationship with your people and animals you can only make a success of it.