In association with breeding and farming experts Gerrie van der Merwe and Gideon Joubert , Murchison Leisure through Schutte Boerdery Trust successfully breed scare game on the farms Kilima and Cotttondale, Gravelotte Limpopo. ( South Africa )
The sable breeding herd started off in 2008 with the acquisition of the famous record breaking purchace of the Western Zambian bull called Sam (44”), previously utilized by Mr Piet Warren and Mr Hannes Maree.
Several excellent females from the breeding herds of Big Five, Warren, Maree, Jacques Malan of Lumarie and other top breeders were obtained and scientific breeding for excellence took off.
The first sale of two heifers carefully selected for excellent features took place during Benchmark Game Breeders auction 2011 and both were regarded as outstanding breeding material by discerned breeders.
Daughters and sons of Sam are still used by some of the most well known breeders in South Africa.