Genomic Selection: What, Why, How?

In 2015, Herefords Australia, in conjunction with the Animal Genetics and Breeding Unit (ABGU) and Southern Beef Technology Services (SBTS), began development of a Genomics Policy. The aim of this Genomics Policy is to develop and enhance genomic selection for Australian Hereford cattle. During this process there has been much discussion around the challenges associated…

Royal Melbourne Show Results

There was an extremely strong contingent of Hereford exhibitors at this year’s Royal Melbourne Show, with many high quality animals on display. Brandon Sykes, of Mawarra B Hereford stud, Longford, had an exceptional show with his 14 month old bull; ‘Mawarra B Above and Beyond’. The young bull took out Junior Champion Hereford Bull and…

Wallan Creek Sale Results

Sale Date: 12th September 2017  No. Offered: 50 No. Sold: 40 Average Price: $7400 Top Price: $22 000 Name of Top Price Animal: Wallan Creek Victory Blend L200  Sire of Top Price Animal: Wallan Creek Victory Blend G019  Purchaser of Top Price Animal:  John & Leigh Galwey Stuarts Creek Roma QLD Sale Comments:       Wallan…