Vale Helen Pearce

Helen Pearce of Yavenvale Herefords passed away at her home “Riverview”, Borambola on August 1st after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 68. Helen is survived by husband of 46 years Pat, son James and daughter Jill Toohey and four grandchildren. At Helen’s request a private cremation will take place. Friends of Helen are…

Organic Hereford Cross Meets Market Demand

KATE STARK – QUEENSLAND COUNTRY LIFE Organic crossbred operators Bill and Louise Dunne and family, Fraser, Laura, Meghan and Lawson, have been producing top quality Hereford-cross beef for local and international markets since 2014. Running more than 1100 breeders at their property ‘Tarcoola’, near Dingo, the Dunne family have produced a consistent commercial product which…

Vale Keith Hawkins

Keith Hawkins, formerly of Springfield Poll Herefords, passed away peacefully on the 21st of July at Finley Regional Care. Keith was the loved husband of Anne, and a loving father to Dallas, Shelley, Amanda, Kim, and families. A Service of Thanksgiving to celebrate the life of the late Mr Keith Hawkins will be held at…

Herefords Stand the Test of Time

HAYLEY SKELLY-KENNEDY – QUEENSLAND COUNTRY LIFE Turning off over 1000 head of cattle a month from their Moruya feedlot at Moonie means the Cook family of Kindon, Goondiwindi, know a thing or two about carcase and eating quality. It is this knowledge that has convinced them of their faith in the Hereford breed. Running 3000…

Vale John Harlock

We regret to advise members of the passing of John Harlock, former President of the Herefords South Australia Southern Group. John’s funeral will be held on Monday 23rd July 2018. There will be a private family burial at Camperdown cemetery at 10am, followed by a public service at 1:30pm at St Johns Presbyterian Church, 24 Spence…

Herefords Queensland Annual Youth Show

The 2018 Herefords Queensland Annual Youth Show was held at Pittsworth Showgrounds, QLD from the 6th – 8th of July. The show was a great success, with 59 competitors and 71 head of cattle attending the weekend. Saturday was filled with informative talks, including sessions run by Hayley Robinson from MLA, Luke Goldthorpe from Coopers…

Poll Hereford Takes Out Supreme at Alice Springs Show

PAULA THOMPSON – STOCK JOURNAL Poll Herefords returned as the dominant breed at the Alice Springs Show, with the Minlacowie stud, Minlaton, taking out supreme champion. It was the first time Minlacowie Macquarie M107 – a 21-month-old bull – was shown. Macquarie was sired by Ivybank John, the grand champion at the Herefords Australia Show & Sale in…