Mindblowing Result for Lachdale at Dubbo National Show

Young carcase sire Lachdale Mindblower outgunned a powerful bull lineup to be junior and grand champion at the 57th annual Herefords Australia National Show. Held at Dubbo on June 4, the National Show drew 35 vendors and 96 polled and horned bulls from NSW, Queensland and South Australia. Vendor Lachie Scurr, Lachdale Poll Herefords, Texas,…

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New Streamlined Board for Herefords Australia

A new, streamlined board has been announced for Herefords Australia under the leadership of chairman and Victorian breeder Bill Kee. The Board of Directors has been reduced from 12 to seven following the adoption of a new constitution by Herefords Australia. The new board, announced at the annual general meeting in Wodonga on May 15,…

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Majestic Win for Kymarney at Hereford National Show

A cracking crowd pleaser of a bull stormed his way through the classes at the 2018 Herefords Australia National Show today to win grand champion. Kymarney Majestic (AI) (P), a Wirruna Hawson H338 (P) son, was sashed as junior and grand champion by New Zealand judge Brent Fisher in front of an appreciative audience. The…

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Hereford Reserve Beef a Success at ALPA Dinner

Hereford Reserve was on the menu at the ALPA Young Auctioneers Competition dinner held at Dalton House on March 22, where some 320 attendees had an enjoyable eating experience. Noted by many as some of the finest beef they had eaten, the Hereford Reserve product is a 100 per cent Hereford product that is owned…

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Hereford Showcase Shines at Sydney Royal

The Hereford Feature at the 2018 Sydney Royal Easter show has been an outstanding showcase for the Hereford breed. Hereford entries more than doubled for the Sydney Royal this year with over 300 entries from 73 studs across New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, South Australia, and Tasmania. With $15,000 in prize money plus products up…

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Hereford Cross Steers Hit $1240 At Benambra Calf Sale

Steer finishers, backgrounders and lot feeders converged on the Victorian high country on Tuesday to bid to $1240 for whiteface cattle at the circuit opener, the Benambra Calf Sale. Selling agents Sharp Fullgrabe yarded 1500 yearling and weaner Hereford, Hereford cross and Euro steers and heifers for the March 13 sale at the Hinnomunjie yards.…

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Entries Now Open for National Youth Heifer Expo

Entries are now open for the annual National Youth Heifer Expo being held in Wodonga from the 29th of June to the 1st of July 2018. The annual event is being organised by the hard-working Herefords Australia Youth Committee, who are hoping to make this one of the most successful Youth events yet. The event…

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Vale Colleen Holliss

Colleen Holliss of Lotus Herefords passed away on the 22nd of February. Colleen was instrumental in the establishment of Lotus Herefords. She was very active in her local community, including the CWA and the Northern Hereford group. Her passions were family, Hereford cattle, and gardening. She is survived by husband Oliver, sons Tony & Craig,…

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Vale Bill Tanner

Herefords Australia would like to inform members that Mr Bill Tanner, formerly of Hillcrest Herefords passed away on the 21st of February. Hillcrest was established in 1946 by the Tanner family in Willow Tree. Bill Tanner was chairman of the Australian Hereford Society from 1973 – 1978, and was one of the longest standing council members,…

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Hereford Youth Put on a Show

HANNAH POWE – THE LAND Over 114 participants competed at the 2018 Hereford Northern NSW Youth Show at the Inverell showgrounds from January 5 to 7. Kianma Poll Hereford owner, Kierin Martin, Narromine, judged the cattle. Champion bull went to Neridah New Direction N010 and reserve champion bull was Tybay Merlot M004. The steer section…

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Restockers Seek Quality Heifers for Joining at Hamilton

Whiteface restockers went head to head to secure a large portion of the Hereford offering at the Hamilton British Bred heifer weaner sale on Wednesday. Yarram Park’s Western District Pastoral Company and Jigsaw Farms, Hamilton, were among the dominant players on the well-bred top end March/April 2017 drop heifers. Selling agents, Hamilton Independent Stock Agents,…

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Vale James (Max) Porter

Murray Porter would like to inform Herefords Australia members of the passing of his father, James (Max) Porter. After several illnesses over the last 2 years, he passed peacefully at the Epworth Hospital, Geelong on the morning of Sunday the 7th January. Max had been a Poll breeder since the 70s with the Polaris Stud…

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