Cross Breeding into Profit with a White Face

A boost of up to nine per cent in weaning weights can be achieved in steers out of Angus females simply by switching to a Hereford bull. The advantages of heterosis, or hybrid vigour, in black baldy progeny has been quantified with the release of preliminary calving and weaning results from the Herefords Australia Black…

Vale John Cowcher

John Cowcher from Quaindering Herefords, Williams, WA passed away after a freak boating accident on 16 January 2019. John was the much loved husband of Heidi and father of Christopher and Michael. John was an avid Hereford breeder who served on the board of the Australian Hereford Society from 1982 – 1991, The Australian Poll…

Office Closure

The Herefords Australia office will be closed on Monday the 28th of January for the Australia Day public holiday. Normal office hours will resume from 8am on Tuesday the 29th of January. We wish everyone a safe and enjoyable Australia Day long weekend.

Vale Ken Mackay

Ken Mackay, one of the principals of the famous Merawah Poll Hereford stud, passed away peacefully during the past week aged 93 years. Ken and his wife Judy, a former patron of the Australian Poll Hereford Society, took over the running of the Merawah Stud from Judy’s father, JH Doyle, one of the founding fathers…

Vale Alison Johnson

Alison Johnson, formerly of Norolle Poll Herefords passed away peacefully on the 15th of January 2019 aged 77 years. Alison was the much loved Wife of Clyde and Mother, Mother-in-law and Nan of Julie, Kirrily, Greg, and their families. Loved sister of Peter and family. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Alison’s funeral,…