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Bushra Stud shines at National Agricultural Show.

Local stud breeder, Bushra Stud, has made yet another impressive mark at the National Agricultural Show. Following a series if successes at District Agricultural Shows across Botswana this year, Bushra Stud made a historic clean sweep, taking every Champions Class prize they were eligible for. The Show was held from 20th August to 25th August 2018 at the Sebele Showgrounds in Gaborone.

Pictured: Faheem Kala of Bushra Stud (centre, khaki shirt) with prize winning animals and highly esteemed judges

Kala walked away with all Champion Class prizes, including the most coveted title of Grand Champion of the Yard. Judges this year for goats in the small stock classes included Koenie Kotze, Theuns Botha, Bertie Aucamp and Johnny Henderson. Accolades from this year’s show include:

  • Champion Milk Tooth Doe:  Faheem Kala – Boer Goat 
    Reserve Champion Milk Tooth Doe: Faheem Kala – Kalahari Red
  • Champion Junior Doe: Faheem Kala – Kalahari Red 
    Reserve Champion Junior Doe: Faheem Kala – Kalahari Red
  • Champion Senior Doe: Faheem Kala – Kalahari Red 
    Reserve Champion Senior Doe: Faheem Kala – Kalahari Red
  • Champion Milk Tooth Buck: Faheem Kala – Boer Goat 
    Reserve Champion Milk Tooth Buck: Faheem Kala – Kalahari Red
  • Champion Junior Buck: Faheem Kala – Boer Goat 
    Reserve Champion Junior Buck: Faheem Kala – Kalahari Red
  • Champion Senior Buck: Faheem Kala – Kalahari Red 
    Reserve Champion Senior Buck: Faheem Kala – Kalahari Red
  • RESERVE CHAMPION of the YARD: Faheem Kala – Boer Goat Doe
  • GRAND CHAMPION of the YARD: Faheem Kala – Kalahari Red Buck
  • Breeder with the most points: Faheem Kala – Bushra Stud
  • Breeder of Champions: Faheem Kala – Bushra Stud
  • Best Handler on Show: Sethula Sethula –  Bushra Stud

“It has been an incredible year for us at the Show, and we are truly pleased with the results. This is months of hard work paying off, with preparation having begun well over four months before the show itself. Our incredible team have dedicated themselves towards a stellar finish, and we are proud and humbled to have achieved our target in that sense,” said Bushra Stud owner, Faheem Kala.

Pictured: Faheem Kala of Bushra Stud (centre, khaki shirt) with prize winning animals and highly esteemed judges

Bushra Stud, based in Gakuto, is a registered stud breeder of Kalahari Red and Boer Goat breeds. Having just completed their fifth showing at the National Agriculture Show, Bushra Stud is committed to helping educate and inform local small stock farmers on these breeds, as well as on the benefits of growing the small stock breeder community, working together to ensure a sustainable, self-sufficient and truly productive local industry,” concluded Kala.

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