Staff Departure

It is with regret that we announce that Katelin Davies is leaving her role at Herefords Australia. Katelin has been offered a position with Hancock Agriculture based in Adelaide and has made the decision to accept this offer. Her last day with Herefords Australia will be Monday 26 August 2019. Katelin joined the team at…

Hereford Bulls Breed Greater Profits

Beef producers can’t afford to ignore the benefits of cross breeding and the extra 10 percent yield that hybrid vigour brings, Dr Phil Holmes informed delegates of the 2019 Herefords Australia Breed Forum. Dr Holmes addressed the 150 attendees of the Forum on the importance of a whiteface in a profitable beef enterprise as well…

Royal Queensland Show Results

The Hereford judging at the 2019 Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) was held on Friday August 9. This year’s show drew 64 Hereford entries from 19 exhibitors across New South Wales and Queensland with Adrian Spencer of Ironbark Herefords taking up the judging reins. Devon Court Herefords had a hugely successful day in the show ring…

Remolea Annual Bull Sale Results

Sale date: 15th July 2019 Number offered: 37 Number sold: 26 Top price: $9,500 Average price: $4,960 Name of top priced animal: Lot 29, Remolea Notable N104 Sire of top priced animal: Yalgoo Zac F083 Purchaser of top priced animal: J & K Liddle, Wandoan, QLD Sale comments: Quite pleasing, considering the seasonal circumstances.

Bred Well Fed Well Workshop Held at Omeo

A successful MLA Bred Well, Fed Well workshop was recently hosted by the Gippsland Hereford Group at the Omeo recreation reserve, Victoria. The workshop was delivered by Dr Jason Trompf of Latrobe University and Chris Mirams of Chris Mirams and Consultants. The Bred Well Fed Well workshops have been run at various locations around Australia…

Curracabark on Property Sale Results

Sale date: 22nd July 2019 Number offered: 20 Number sold: 17 Top price: $11,000 Average price: $6,118 Name of top priced animal: Lot 39, Curracabark Pixel P104 Purchaser of top priced animal: Peter Swatridge and family from “Brangus Park”, Nevertire Sire of top priced animal: Oak Downs Lawloit L75 Sale comments: Sold at auction by Paul Dooley, 17 bulls…

Tycolah Annual Bull Sale Results

Sale date: 19th July 2019 Number offered: 51 Number sold: 33 Top price: $26,000 Average price: $6,200 Name of top priced animal: Lot 2, Tycolah Quake N125 Purchaser of top priced animal: Nixon Family, Wallan Creek Herefords, QLD Sire of top priced animal: Wararba Park First Class F230 Sale comments: In the toughest drought in Tycolah’s…