Dairy Care is family owned and managed by the Usher family. The company was established as a DeLaval Dealership in the Year 2000 and is situated in Balfour, Mpumalanga. However Colin Usher, the dealer principal has been involved in the dairy equipment industry since 1981, Anne Usher is in charge of all office activities. The DeLaval Dealership, Melkor in Standerton, Mpumalanga was purchased by Dairy Care in 2009 in order to increase our market penetration.

Malcolm Usher after qualifying as an electrician joined the company in 2012, and took up the position as Manager of the Standerton Branch in 2015.

Dillan Usher has a Bsc degree in IT and is a qualified Solar Installer. He does the IT support, Herd Management Support and Solar installations for Dairy Care.

Colin Usher

General Manager, Head of sales, Techinical support and dairy planning

In 1981 after obtaining an Agricultural Diploma from Potchefstroom Agricultural College, and completing Military duties Colin started working for a then Alfa Laval dealer as a representative in the Balfour Area. Most farms in that area had a dairy, operated in a radius of approx. 80km and serviced close to 300 dairies. Today 35 years later we service dairy farmers up to 450km from base. Average Herd size in 1981 was probably about 30 cows whereas today farms of 500 cows are the norm.

Annè Usher

Office Manager, Head of Accounting and Inventory

Annè started working at Dairy Care at the inception of the company in the year 2000, after persuing a career in banking, clerk at the Magistrates Court in Balfour and after that held a post as Junior Deputy Sheriff and secretary to the Sheriff.

Malcolm Usher

Area Manager in Standerton, Sales, Herd management support, Electrical expertees, techinical support and installations 

After qualifying as an electrician at Soltech he worked for Becker Electrical in Pretoria where he was involved in the electrical contracting team at the Unisa Art Gallery, the Ilanga Mall in Nelspruit, Mbombela Stadium Nelspruit Tiger Valley Private School, Open Window, Park View Shopping Centre and Sunnyside Campus. He joined the company in 2012, and took up the position as Manager of the Standerton Branch in 2015.

Dillan Usher

Sales, Project Development, IT Solutions and support, Solar Installer and Automation, Herd management and support, technical support.

Dillan completed his B.Sc in Information Technology and Computer Sciences from the North-West University in 2016 and joined Dairy Care in 2017, in 2019 Dillan aquired his PV greencard and is a qualified Solar installer and system integrator. Dillan provides IT support and solutions to our client base as well as Herd Management and Support on DelPro. Dillan is involved in new project planning and installations as well as sales.

Dairy Care CC Staff