• Bloubos

    Category farm
    Province Northern Cape
    District Kareeberg
    Closest town Carnarvon
    Size 3200 Ha
    Company Bloubos
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    About Bloubos

    Bloubos (Diospyros lycioides) - Definition: “Large shrub sometimes grows up to 7m high. Smooth bark almost black. Leaves are blue-green. Fruit is round and brown, about 5 to 10mm in diameter. It is alleged that the shrub attract lightning and that it is dangerous to hide under it during a thunderstorm. Many older farmers also believed firmly that the bush’s roots are planted in a underground water tunnel. The Bloubos provides a degree of shelter for animals ".

    (Shearing, D. (1994) KAROO. Botanical Society of South Africa

    Daan produces well-bred Dorper lamb, with a natural unique taste. The sheep cultivates in a full nutritional environment with no septicity or infectivity that can affect their growth. Daan is a conservation farmer and look closely at the environment; if a farmer does not care for the environment and nature they cannot make a living of it. Part of the conservation project Daan planted salt bushes and prickly pears. It serves as soil conservation and shelter for sheep.

    You have to leave the field in a better condition for the next generation in order for them to produce wholesome and healthy produce.