BUIATRICA FARMING SA was founded by Dr Pier Ronchietto in 2003 and was based on his experience of almost 30 years in the field of Animal Husbandry, Animal Production and Livestock Improvement.
Dr Pier, as he his commonly known, worked as Field Officer for the Animal & Dairy Science Research Institute which later became the Animal Improvement Institute of the Agricultural Research Council of South Africa. He retired from the Council as Chief Research Officer and Manager of the Foreign Services Division. In the latter capacity he travelled extensively in Africa, Middle East and South East Asia. He also has a very good knowledge of South America where he lived for 12 years.
Dr Pier became involved with the export of breeding livestock in 1984. This activity grew steadily and after 1992, when all the doors opened after the lifting of sanctions, the demand for South African genetics grew exponentially.
By 2011 Beef and Dairy cattle, Meat goats and Mutton sheep were exported to AFRICA : Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Comoros, D.R. Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe, whilst consulting services were also provided to Clients in Congo Brazzaville, Djibouti, Egypt, Libya and Sudan.
In the MIDDLE EAST/ GULF area, breeding Stock was exported to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates whilst consulting services were also supplied to Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Oman, Qatar and Yemen.
In SOUTH EAST ASIA our animals were exported to Indonesia, Malaysia (including Sarawak), Thailand and Vietnam whilst services were provided also to Bangladesh and Singapore.
Goats and sheep were also exported to SWITZERLAND, in the heart of Europe .
Technical support was provided to the following SOUTH AMERICAN countries: Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay.
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