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Frequently Asked Questions

Seller Specific:

When do I get paid

Funds reflect in account 7 days from date of slaughter

What weight do I get paid on?

Cold Calculated Mass (CCM)

Who pays the slaughter fee?

The buyer pays the slaughter fee

What if I do not have a truck to deliver my pigs?

Trigga will hire a 3rd party transporter on your behalf. The delivery fee to an abattoir is covered by the farmer within a 150Km radius. Live pig transporters charge approximately R42/km or R0.50c per K/g.

When does Trigga require my pig numbers?

Any day of the week. Farmers can load their own lots

How do I register to place pigs?

Contact Caroline – 082 555 5113 or [email protected]. Alternatively complete the contact form here.


When does the auction run?

Our new live trading platform runs all week long. Forward Selling from Monday – Wednesday 15h00, and then Weekly, Thursday Live Auction at 09h00

If the auction takes place on Thursday, when are the pigs delivered?

Live trading takes place at all times, Closing time is advertised per lot on the platform. Delivery of pigs to abattoir will be the following week or as indicated.

What is the commission structure?

0% commission charged to farmer

3% commission charged to buyer

Can I view the auction?

Yes, Trigga will create login details which will allow you to view the online auction

Who pays for the transport from the farm to the abattoir?

The farmer funds the transport from the farm to the abattoir. Generally within a 150km radius. If a buyer is further than this distance, the farmer may ask for an additional rate on extra kilometres travelled

What if a buyer wants to collect the pigs from the farm?

The farmer will advise if he/she is comfortable to allow an outsider truck on the farm

Will the buyer get a discount if they collect?

If a buyer collects the pigs, the farmer normally provides a discount ranging from R0,25 – R0,50/kg

Do you only auction pigs?

Currently only pigs, however Trigga will soon be connecting sellers & buyers of all agricultural products

Can I get access to the weekly auction results?

If you provide your cell number, Trigga will send the results to you straight after auction

Which Farmers are registered to sell on Trigga Trader

  • Adler
  • AE Els
  • Belhuit
  • Easpork
  • Eugene Greyling
  • GHB
  • Humphries Piggery
  • Humprhries Boerdery
  • Ibis Piggery
  • John Broderick Trust
  • Langskuur Trust
  • Mockford Farm
  • Molare
  • Mtonjeni
  • Multipig
  • Nkunzi
  • Pyramid
  • Sleepers Boerdery
  • Taaibosch
  • TopigsSA
  • Unipork
  • VDM Minnaar

Which abattoirs slaughter pigs for Trigga buyers?

  • Bloemfontein
  • Chamdor
  • Comet
  • Devon
  • Eskort
  • Farmers Meat
  • Frey’s Foods
  • Lynca
  • Milos
  • Pork Packers
  • Potgietersrus
  • R & R
  • Rica
  • Sala
  • Syferfontein
  • Twin Palms
  • Vereeniging

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