AGRICULTURAL TRADE STORES & BUILD IT

The nineteen agricultural trade branches, excluding Build it, stretch across our geographic territory from Pofadder in the west, Kuruman in the east, Rietfontein in the north and Calvinia in the south. The four Build it building supply franchises are established in Upington, Kathu, Kuruman and Postmasburg.

Click on the link below to view the different trade branches.

MEAT TRADING & RELATED OPERATIONS

KLK has three abattoirs in Calvinia, Carnarvon and Upington that specialize in the slaughter and trading of lamb- and beef carcasses. SA Dorper manages the production and export of dorper skins and the production of cattle hides.

Weekly Meat Prices

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Meat Prices

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Beef & Sheep Graph

Slaughter prices are guaranteed weekly. Classification and health inspections is done by a independent company, IMQS. Carcasses are sold mainly in the metro areas of the Western Cape, Durban and Gauteng.

All producers are invited to attend the slaughter of their livestock and to pose questions to both the grader and the health inspector.

Download the PDF Stock TheftGo to the website SAMIC

For slaughter reservations and further enquiries contact:
Charl Joubert +27 (0) 54 337 7514

Upington abattoir drop-off times:

Monday to Thursday: 06:30 – 21:30
Sundays: 14:00 – 20:00
Please note: Animals will not be accepted and slaughtered on Fridays after 09:00.

LIVESTOCK AUCTIONS & SHEEP FEEDLOT

KLK hosts regular auctions of livestock, general goods and complete sales. Expert KLK-marketers manage the liaison duties and classifying of livestock. KLK also offers a sheep feedlot with the standing capacity of 6 500 in order to get the animals market ready.

Auctions & Technical Services

Commercial auctions of small stock and large stock, studs, movables and clearance sales are hosted throughout the year. Regular calendar auctions are held in Upington Olifantshoek, Kuruman, Postmasburg, Vanzylsrus.

 

Liaison duties of breeding and slaughter stock as well as the classification of animals is conducted by a well trained team of expert marketing officials. Classification of ewes and the purchase of rams can be organised with the relevant marketing officials in your area.

 

KLK is the only organisation that handles Karakul pelts in the RSA. Two pelt auctions are held annually in Copenhagen, Denmark. Pelts are collected in Upington and sent to Windhoek where they are sorted and shipped to Denmark.

 

Sheep Feedlot

A well-equipped feedlot with a standing capacity of 6 500 small stock can be used by producers to round off their animals in order to get them market ready.