In spite of its heavy physique, elands are remarkably agile & large bulls can easily jump over regular fences. They have a slight hump at the shoulders & prominent dewlap. Males have a patch of dark hair on their foreheads that covers glandular skin. Both males & females have fawn colored coats. They also have faint vertical white stripes on their flanks, which are distinctive to the eland.


Males can grow to a shoulder height of 1.7m & weigh about 900kg. Females are much smaller, weighing about 450kg


The eland is a browser, utilizing a wide diversity of plant species, It can exist for long periods without open water, but is then reliant on the fruits of Tsamas & Gemsbok Cucumbers to meet its water requirements.

Meat Cuts

  • Striploin
  • Tenderloin
  • 4-Way Cut
  • Boneless Shoulder
  • Premium Goulash
  • Standard Goulash
  • Trimmings
  • Neck
  • Rib
  • Flank
  • 6-Way Cut
  • Heart
  • Liver
  • Lungs
  • Bones