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Fishing Competition 17 April 2021

Posted on Sun April 18, 2021.

On 16 & 17 April 2021, Fleckvieh Guestfarm hosted a fishing competition in favour of Primary school Buffeljagsrivier.

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Koloniesplaas Renosterveld Reserve

Posted on Thu April 8, 2021.

Fleckvieh Guestfarm is excited to be part of Renosterveld conservation through the Kolonies Trust. Here are 3 generations father son and grandson, holding the Kolonies Reserve sighn. From left to right: Matthys Johannes Swart (the 5th), Matthys J. Swart snr (the 3rd) and Matthys J. Swart (the 4th). Kolonies Trust sighned conservation easements end of 2020 with two other farmers.

The folowing artickle apeared on the website of the OVERBERG RENOSTERVELD CONSERVATION TRUST.

"Three farmers have signed conservation easements on four properties. That means that through title deed restrictions, their natural veld is protected forever.
They are:
Thys Swart (Koloniesplaas and Kleindam Conservation Easement)
Neethling Dippenaar (Diptka Conservation Easement)
And Rossouw Swart (Koesani and Kleindam Conservation Easement)
These landowners have joined our list of conservation champions. They’re now protecting Critically Endangered Eastern Rûens Shale Renosterveld and Rûens Silcrete Renosterveld, as well as a rarely encountered Lowland wetland ecosystem on their properties...." (Click on the picture below for more.)

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17 JUNIE 1795 - DIE REPUBLIEK SWELLENDAM

Posted by Thys on Fri July 3, 2020 in HISTORY.

Die Nasionale Vergadering van die Republiek van Swellendam verklaar op 17 Junie 1795 vanuit die Drosdy:
" Want wij lang genoeg in het juk der Slaverny zyn geweest en wy nu geresolveert zyn het leste droppel bloed voor onze lieve Vaderland te waagen en ons onder een Vrye Republiek te sorteeren."
Met hierdie resolusie het die Swellendamse Patriotte die gesag van die Kompanjie finaal afgeskud. Die VOC vlag word gestryk en die rooi wit en blou vlag word gehys en die` vlag sou later die basis vorm van die Republiek van Natalia 1839, die Vierkleur 1857 en ook in die Vrystaatse vlag 1854.....

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Weddings at Fleckvieh Guestfarm

Posted by Thys on Sun December 1, 2019 in GUEST STORIES.

Fleckvieh guest farm is ready for more weddings

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Promo Video

Posted on Sun September 1, 2019 in GUEST STORIES.

Promotional video: Fleckvieh Guestfarm on Russian TV

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