Simmentalers came into existence on the 22nd of February
2002 when we were officially registered with the
Simmentaler/Simbra Breeders Society of Southern Africa.
bought female animals from the Iris Stud of Hendrik and
Waldi Hamman and from Stephan Voigts of the Voigtland Stud.
Subsequently female animals from various studs have been
The first sire
that made a drastic impact on the herd was Voigtland Fritz
GV98 233 bought from Stephan Voigts. Since then we have
invested in high quality bulls like Latco Gold II and Erico
The Walsim Stud
focuses on the following goals:
Enjoy every minute
spent in the trade
that make a positive contribution to the industry
participate and contribute as far as possible
With the above in
mind we do the following:
testing on all animals as thoroughly possible.
Our stud achieved
a 3.5 star rating for completeness of performance testing in
2013. We participate in scanning and we weigh and measure
We believe in the
power and use the information generated through performance
We select and
breed our animals primarily with their performance in mind.
participation in all activities of the Society in Namibia
and South Africa.
We do this by
serving on council, serving on the Simmentaler judging panel
and participating and contributing with regards to all
relevant activities to the best of
The importance of
shows cannot be overemphasized and forms a cardinal part in
achieving all our objectives.