Desert Star Piggeries


Jarrahnup Piggery is a recently acquired farming operation housing approximately 18,000 pigs. We produce high quality, country-reared pigs in a highly specialised and unique farming environment.   

To meet the ever-increasing demands of the consumer and retail market we strictly adhere to a free-range protocol, which embodies the following:-

1. the fundamental rights which all animals in confinement are entitled to, namely:
• to be free from hunger and thirst,
• to be free from abnormal discomfort,
• to be free from abnormal pain, injury or disease,
• to be allowed freedom to express natural behavior,
• to be free from undue suffering, fear and distress, and

2. applicable imperatives of the Live Stock Development Strategy for South Africa, namely:
• sustainable resource management,
• good governance,
• knowledge and innovation,
• safety and security

Products and Services

The piggery produces and supplies free range pigs to its owned abattoirs for onward wholesale and distribution of prime quality meat to a major retailer.


Director : Richard Krige

Administration : Annette
Tel: +27 (021) 200 2153


PO Box 992 • Somerset West 7129
Jarrahnup Farm, Swartrivier Road, Botriver, 7185
South Africa