The New Game Rancher

The New Game Rancher

The New Game Rancher is a succinct guide to the complete spectrum of game ranching in South Africa and is illustrated with more than 400 full colour photos, line drawings and illustrations. It is a collection of contributions from zoologists, ecologists, geneticists, veterinarians, academics, conservationists and experienced game ranchers.

Detailed Information

  • Title: The New Game Rancher
  • Author: Pamela and Petr Oberem
  • Publisher: Briza Publications
  • Country:  South Africa
  • Publication Year: 2017
  • ISBN: 9781920217624
  • Bib. Info: Paperback; 384pp

The New Game Rancher is a succinct guide to the complete spectrum of game ranching in South Africa and is illustrated with more than 400 full colour photos, line drawings and illustrations. It is a collection of contributions from zoologists, ecologists, geneticists, veterinarians, academics, conservationists and experienced game ranchers.

The New Game Rancher is ideal for anyone with an interest in game farming, both game ranchers and those associated with or interested in the business.

About the authors:

Pamela Oberem is a writer, veterinarian and game rancher since 1994. She spent most of her professional life at Onderstepoort as a researcher on bacterial and viral diseases, and also headed up the vaccine production units of the Foot-and-Mouth laboratory and Onderstepoort Biological Products for a number of years. Pamela is the author of a number of scientific publications, has contributed to chapters in various textbooks on infectious diseases and vaccine production, and has been the author of a number of publications including books on animal health and also schoolbooks on agriculture. She is a regular contributor to the Wildlife Ranching magazine and is a published novelist.

Peter Oberem is a veterinarian and parasitologist by qualification; he is currently the CEO of South Africa’s biggest locally owned animal health company, Afrivet, as well as a game rancher. He has served as Director, President and vice-President of the Wildlife Ranching Association of South Africa over the past seven years, and serves on the SA Veterinary Council. During his tenure as President of the WRSA he spearheaded the move to transform game ranching in SA, and to promote the legal sale of game meat in the country and internationally. He is currently the executive editor of the Wildlife Ranching magazine.

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