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  • 1. Whenever you do a thingact as if all the world is watchingThomas JeffersonCluny Exports Agribusiness Specialists exporting qualityAustralian livestock to the world.

2. YOUNG CROSSBRED BOER DOES F6-F9 (6th-9th GENERATION) 3. YOUNG CROSSBRED DOE 5 MONTHS OF AGE 4. CROSSBRED DOES F4-F9 (4th - 9th GENERATION)Young Boer Crossbred Does 93.75 99.8% Boer genetics are a cost effective, high performingalternative to Full Blood Boer Does.The breeding of future bucks will always require a certain number of Full Blood Does. 5. CROSSBREDS EXPORTED TO MALAYSIACluny Exports is very selective where we source from, whom we source from, quality comesfrom good goat country and good breeders. All goats are inspected for faults by one of ourstaff and on average 50% are rejected. All stock are individually weighed and ear tagged,the client receives this list before embarkation.We do not claim to source from only our farm, to ensure year round quality stock we sourcethrough over 40 suppliers in different areas providing a larger number of animals to applyquality control measures to. Locations may spread over 2000 kilometres and the extra effortwe make in inspecting and rigidly implementing quality will help you achieve success. 6. THE STANDARD BOER GOATThe standard Boer Goat has a red head and white body. The Boer goat was developed in South Africain the early 1900s for meat production. Their name is derived from the Dutch word Boer meaningfarmer. The Boer goat was probably bred from the indigenous goats of the Namaqa Bushmen and theFooku tribes, with some crossing of Indian and European bloodlines being possible. From the aridclimates of Australia, South Africa , and the Middle East to the tropics of Malaysia and the Philippinesthe Boer Goat is an animal for all climates. The breed has been highly successful in upgrading localbreeds. 7. SAVANNA GOATSThe White Savanna goat breed was developed from indigenous goats of Southern Africa . In1957, Cilliers and Sons along the Vaal river became the best known of the originators of thismeat goat breed. On the rugged harsh bush country where temperatures and rainfall can varyto a marked extent, predators contribute to livestock mortalities, natural selection played a bigrole in the development of these fertile easy care, heat and drought resistant animals. Thesegoats have thick pliable skins with short white hair. The Savanna has excellent reproduction,muscular development, good bone and strong legs and hooves. The goats are selected fortotally black pigmented skin, horns, hooves and all bare skin areas which can be injured bystrong ultra violate rays. 8. CROSSBREEDING GUIDEGuide to cross bred percentages.What does F1, F2 etc mean? F1 = or 50% (50% Boer genetics and 50% *Rangeland) F2 = or 75% F3 = 7/8 or 87.5% F4 = 15/16 or 93.75% F5 = 31/32 or 96.88% F6 = 63/64 or 98.84% F7 = 127/128 or 99.22% F8 = 255/256 or 99.61% F9 = 511/512 or 99.80% F10 = 1023/1024 or 99.90% F11 = 2047/2048 or 99.95% *also known as Feral (wild goats) 9. CROSSBREEDING GUIDE 10. CROSSBREEDING GUIDE 11. Quality is remembered long after the price is forgottenGucci family slogan Cluny Exports meets the clients specifications as we believe your success is our success. It is only through quality livestock, genetics, feed and management practices that that this can be achieved. 12. STONE COLD 2006 AUSTRALIANCHAMPIONBuying quality bucks creates quality progeny for generations. Quality genetics also will allow local goatsto be upgraded dramatically. With one buck for 30 females why try to cut corners and save money? 13. YEARLING DOES BY STONE COLD High quality Stud Boer Goat Does from Central New South Wales 14. DOES BY AUSTRALIAN CHAMPION STONE COLDFaster growing early maturing animals mean profits realised earlier. There exist certaingenetics that are not only possess fast weight gain capabilities but also enable animalsto achieve this on low protein diets. Protein is one of the highest costs to producers.The highest quality full bloods have these attributes. 15. QUALITY SUPPLIERSOur suppliers of high grade Registered Full Bloods include the top four studs inAustralia through to commercial breeders of tough high performance crossbreds. 16. QUALITY GENETICSDealing with the best breeders allows us to supply the best performing animals and ensures the success of your agricultural project. 17. MICATHEL BUCK EXPORTED TOTHE UNITED ARAB EMIRATESThe importance of buying quality bucks cannot be overstated, it can be thedifference between success and failure, more profit or less profit.If one thinks in terms of the number of does ( 20 first season) and the number ofkids born, the impact of a cheaper buck in terms of faults and problems is greatlyexaggerated in subsequent generations. 18. FIRST AND ONLY SONS OF TARZAN EXPORTED TO MALAYSIAIn 2006 Cluny Exports exported the only sons and daughters of the famous buckTarzan (now in the USA) to Malaysia. In 2008 the adaptability of these animals toMalaysia are a testament to the fact that buying quality ensures success. 19. ADAPTABLE AND FAST MATURINGIn March 2008 the results of the Tarzan exports are obvious to see in this 120kgson and the look on his owners face says it all. Focussing on buying qualityensures fast growing, early maturing animals that realize quicker profits. All this inan environment that does not have the available feeds we have in Australia. 20. GREAT GENETICS INSURE BREEDINGSUCCESSThe does pictured are 90 days old and 30kgs. The average crossbred at this age wouldweigh 20kgs, the difference in quality genetics is simply the difference between profitand loss. Using quality genetics ensures the production of:1) Fast growing animals2) Animals capable of high weight gains on low protein diets3) Higher profitability 21. BREEDING CAPABILITIESBoer Goats have kidding percentages of between 180 -220 % depending on farmmanagement practices.Higher percentages can be achieved in more intensive farming operations, otherfactors include feed and the use of high quality genetics. Buy the best to breed thebest is the best philosophy and cut no corners with feed and management practices . 22. AVERAGE DAILY WEIGHT GAINSBOER VERSUS RANGELAND(FERAL)GOATS 23. BOER GOAT MEAT VERSUS RANGELAND(FERAL) COMPARISONTHE IMPACT OF GENETICSRangeland (Feral) High quality son of Stone Cold42-46% average54% carcass dressingdressing percentage percentage. 24. DRESSING % BOER AND RANGELAND(FERAL) COMPARISON 25. QUALITY GENETICS EQUAL QUALITY MEATIn 2005 a son of Australian Champion Stone Cold was fed on agrain diet to produce meat for top Chefs from 5 Star SydneyRestaurants. A dressing percentage of 55% was achieved torave reviews.Lesser genetics and poorer quality feed would never haveachieved this result. 26. Please do not hesitate to contact Angus Macpherson if you have any questions.TEL:+ 61 2 8205 9617FAX:+61 2 8252 4701MOBILE: +61 404 009343YAHOO Messenger ID: clunyexportsSkype:angusmacpherson888Email:[email protected]:www.clunyexports.com.auAll photographic images remain the property of the Cluny Exports Agribusiness Specialists.No unauthorised reproduction is permitted.

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