Hereford Grass Fed Success in Lardner Park Steer Trial

Herefords have once again demonstrated their dominance on grass by achieving the top average daily weight gain of all breeds entered in the 2019 Lardner Park Steer Trial. The only grass-based steer trial in Australia, the Lardner Park Steer Trial provides producers with the opportunity to assess cattle under independently controlled grazing conditions. Compliant with…

Sugarloaf Creek 1st On Property Bull Sale Results

Sale date: 18/02/19 Number offered: 29 Number sold: 23 Top price: $20,000 Average price: $7,272 Name of top priced animal: Lot 12 – Sugarloaf Naughty By Nature N159 Sire of top priced animal: Karoonda Reggie Purchaser of top priced animal: Mr. Robert, Jill and Scott Reid  from “Chudleigh” Howlong Sale comments: Fantastic sale, overwhelmed with the size of the crowd and happy…

Glenellerslie Bull Sale Results

Sale date: 12/02/19 Number offered: 43 Number sold: 20 Top price: $10,000 Average price: $4400 Name of top priced animal: Glenellerslie Rafferty Sire of top priced animal: Warwick Court Electric E110 Purchaser of top priced animal: Gordon Moon, Gelantipy Sale comments: All purchasers were repeat buyers except for the new owner of Lot 3, another Electric son, Glenellerslie Rangler, sold for…

Sydney Royal Hereford Female Sale

Entries are now open for the Hereford Female Sale being held at the 2019 Sydney Royal Easter Show. The sale will take place on Saturday 13 April 2019 following the completion of the Hereford judging. Registered Hereford females of any age may be entered in the sale provided that the vendor is a financial member…

Spectacular Whiteface Results in Feedback Trial

The 2019 Beef Spectacular Feedback Trial has wrapped up with the presentation dinner being held in Wagga last Friday. The annual competition is held at the Teys Jindalee Feedlot with an objective of evaluating teams of five animals in achieving the commercial requirements of Teys Australia’s Jindalee Feedlot grain fed beef program targeting Teys branded…

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…