New Herefords Australia Selection Indexes Better Represent Modern Production Systems

In conjunction with the October 2019 Hereford BREEDPLAN analysis, Herefords Australia will release four new selection indexes. The four new indexes are: The Southern Self-Replacing Index (SSR), the Northern Self-Replacing Index (NSR), the Southern Baldy Maternal Index (SBM), and the Northern Baldy Terminal Index (NBT). The new indexes aim to better reflect the different production…

Herefords Gaining Popularity in the North

Hereford bulls are achieving great results for the Marks family of Winvic, in the Kilcummin district north of Clermont. Darren and Alice Marks along with their daughter Olivia run a Braford breeding herd of 1,200 breeders over 10,073 ha. The Winvic property was originally drawn by Darren’s grandparents in 1957 at which time Herefords were…

Future Breed Leaders Learn from Industry Professionals at 2019 Herefords Australia Young Guns Conference

The 2019 Herefords Australia Young Guns Conference was held in conjunction with the Herefords Australia Breed Forum in Hamilton, Victoria in June. 22 future breed leaders attended the two-day workshop which featured presentations from international speakers and a condensed version of the highly successful MLA Bred Well, Fed Well workshop. American Hereford Association Executive Vice…

Vale John Grieve

John Grieve formerly of Invernaion Herefords, Millmerran passed away on Monday August 26. John was a much-respected member of the Australian Hereford Society and served on the council from 1973 to 1992. John was President of the council from 1980-1983 before taking on the role of Vice President from 1983-1986. He retired from council in…

Hereford Steaks a Sizzling Success at AgQuip

Steak enthusiasts were once again treated to a fantastic eating experience by the Herefords Northern NSW group at the 2019 AgQuip field days in Gunnedah, NSW last week. AgQuip is Australia’s largest agricultural field day and attracts thousands of visitors from across the country each year. The Herefords Northern NSW group served 4000 premium Hereford…

POSITION VACANT – Youth Coordinator

Located in Armidale NSW, Herefords Australia represents the interests of, and provides services to, some 1,600 Members nationally. Member services include breed registrations and inventory, DNA processing, certifying live exports of breeding stock, marketing and communications, breed development and promotional activities, commercial breed development programs, member accounts and participation in breed and/or industry R&D projects.…