Welcome to Voigtland Simmentaler

Voigtland Simmentaler stud, the oldest Simmentaler stud outside Europe, is situated 35 km east of Windhoek, the capital city of Namibia. 230 cows are run in two breeding seasons with fertility as the main selection criteria .... 

Voigtland is approx. 1850 meter above sea level and covers an area of 7500ha and is devided into 47 camps. With 8 strong boreholes, approx.30km pipeline and a few hundred km of fencing, this is a well developed farm.

The average rainfall is 350mm per anum, varying between 120 to 970mm p.a. 

The farm was bought in 1895 ...


Already in 1893 the first Simmentaler cattle were imported to Namibia, the first country outside Europe.


Simmentaler and other europaen breeds were imported to Namibia to improve the milk and meat performance of the local cattle.


Initially, imported animals were kept in the stables and ...

Breeding philosophy

Voigtlands breeding objective is to breed Simmentaler cattle that have the genetic & physical ability to  meet the market specifications and breeding objectives of the clients. Keeping in mind that a balance is required where the female portion of the progeny are required to be highly fertile and efficient.......read more.


We welcome you

Visitors are always welcome to view our Simmentaler stud,
pure Arab horses and make use of our exquisite guesthouse