Mawarra Genetics sweeps through the classes as Ultra Star takes grand champion

It was a family affair as bulls from Mawarra Genetics swept through the classes at the 2022 Herefords Australia National Show today to take intermediate, reserve senior and grand champion. Mawarra stud principals Peter and Deanne Sykes, Longford, Victoria, were also emotional seeing a bull exhibited by their son Brandon and daughter-in-law Brittany Sykes win…

Partnership To Build Youth Capacity

HEREFORDS AUSTRALIA has signed a five-year strategic partnership with the Australian Intercollegiate Meat Judging Association (ICMJ Association) to promote the breed and build capacity by engaging with young industry professionals. The ICMJ Association was established in 1990, to address concerns many agriculture degrees were lacking studies about meat science and that students may be graduating…

Beefing It Up In Tamworth

CONSUMER expectations, research into seaweed slashing methane emissions and how Fixed Time Artificial Insemination (FTAI) is delivering profitable results to producers were among the key insights shared at the three-day 2022 ABS Conference and Progeny Tour. More than 180 delegates from across the beef industry descended on Tamworth for the mid-March event to hear from…

Enhancing your genetic investment

Key Points: Autumn stud season tipped to have outstanding sale results Breakdown rates in bulls can be minimised through adequate property induction Leading veterinarian urges producers to turn over 15 to 20 per cent of bulls per annum STRATEGIC induction regimes and ongoing maintenance programs to underwrite sire longevity have been identified by a leading…