Whiteface Dominance in RASV Heifer Challenge

Herefords have excelled in the 2020 RASV Heifer Challenge claiming the champion and reserve champion titles and a third herd making the top ten finalists. Champion pen in this year’s competition was awarded to Melville Park Herefords and Melville Poll Herefords of Vasey, Victoria. Stud principal David Lyons was delighted with the win and has…

What’s in store for autumn 2020 bull sales?

Alastair Rayner for Beef Central THE final week of January is traditionally seen as the starting point for the southern autumn bull selling season. Despite the ongoing presence of bushfires in many southern areas, the annual southern beef weeks still took place with many seedstock producers opening their gates and displaying this year’s line-up of…

Hereford Heifers Wanted – Live Export Order

The requirements below are being facilitated by Integrity Australia on behalf of Yarra Australia Corporation Ltd. Heifers will be subject to China health testing and protocol, inclusive of residing outside of the Blue Tongue Zone. Specifications • Breed:                         HEREFORD (Category 2) • Age:                            8 –…

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…