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.…

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Staff Departure

It is with regret that we announce that Katelin Davies is leaving her role at Herefords Australia. Katelin has been offered a position with Hancock Agriculture based in Adelaide and has made the decision to accept this offer. Her last day with Herefords Australia will be Monday 26 August 2019. Katelin joined the team at…

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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…

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Royal Queensland Show Results

The Hereford judging at the 2019 Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) was held on Friday August 9. This year’s show drew 64 Hereford entries from 19 exhibitors across New South Wales and Queensland with Adrian Spencer of Ironbark Herefords taking up the judging reins. Devon Court Herefords had a hugely successful day in the show ring…

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Bred Well Fed Well Workshop Held at Omeo

A successful MLA Bred Well, Fed Well workshop was recently hosted by the Gippsland Hereford Group at the Omeo recreation reserve, Victoria. The workshop was delivered by Dr Jason Trompf of Latrobe University and Chris Mirams of Chris Mirams and Consultants. The Bred Well Fed Well workshops have been run at various locations around Australia…

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Cross-Breeding Lifting Demand for Hereford Bulls in the U.S.

There has been a definite increase in demand for Hereford bulls in the United States due to growing awareness of the benefits of crossbreeding in commercial herds, according the American Hereford Association Executive Vice President; Jack Ward. Mr Ward was the keynote speaker at the 2019 Herefords Australia Breed Forum, held in Hamilton, Victoria on…

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2020 Herefords Australia Wall Calendar Advertising

Herefords Australia Youth have begun work to compile and produce the 2020 Herefords Australia Calendar. The annual Herefords Australia calendar is a fixture in many homes and offices across the country, so this is a great opportunity to advertise your business and support the Youth at the same time. Each month features a photo that…

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2020 World Hereford Conference – New Zealand

The 2020 World Hereford Conference (WHC) is being held in Queenstown, New Zealand from the 8th to 13th of March 2020. It is estimated that 450 Hereford enthusiasts and farmers from South and North America, Canada, Scandinavia, UK and Ireland and Australia will head to New Zealand for the conference. The conference offers a full…

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Vale Jason Sutherland

It is with great sadness that we wish to advise that Jason Sutherland passed away last Thursday 13th of June following a short illness. Jason will always be highly regarded by all those who worked with him including work colleagues and customers alike and will be sadly missed. Jason was a family man who with…

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Herefords Australia Breed Forum Wraps Up for 2019

The 2019 Herefords Australia Breed Forum wrapped up in Hamilton on Wednesday this week with over 140 Hereford enthusiasts having attended from across Australia. The forum had something for everyone with 14 different presentations from a world class line up of guest speakers. David Johnston of AGBU discussed the development of new Hereford $Index values…

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Vale Elaine Young

Elaine Young passed away at the Rochester Nursing Home on Tuesday the 4th of June 2019. Aged 81 years. Loved and loving wife of Vern Young (dec) . Dearly loved mum of Russell, Deb and Brett, mother in law of Pippa and cherished grandma to Kira and Nikita. Elaine together with her late husband Vern…

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Shining Success for Rayleigh at Dubbo National Show

The 58th annual Herefords Australia National Show and Sale was held at the Dubbo Showgrounds on June 4. This year’s show drew 56 entries from 24 breeders across four states. The EU index and Supermarket index Performance classes were held first and judged by Steve Chapman of JBS Australia. The Performance classes were judged on…

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Top of the Drop Wins Top of the Show at Wodonga National

The hotly contested title of grand champion bull at the 2019 Herefords Australia National Show in Wodonga has been claimed by 14-month-old Top of the Drop champion; Tarcombe Justin P016 (AI) (ET) (P). Held at the Wodonga Stud Stock Exhibition Centre on May 8, the Herefords Australia National Show hosted a quality line up of…

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Sydney Royal Easter Show Results

The Hereford judging at the Sydney Royal Easter Show took place on Saturday April 13. 76 exhibits were entered in this year’s show from breeders across New South Wales and classes were judged by Peter Falls of Malton Shorthorns in the Riverina. The Canada Perpetual Cup for Best Exhibit was awarded to the senior and…

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Buyers’ Market at Drought Impacted Glen Innes Sale

The annual Glen Innes Blue Ribbon Weaner Sale was held on Friday April 12 where selling agents Landmark, Elders, and Newberry te Velde Carige Agencies yarded 1,854 mixed breed steer and heifer weaners. Prices were down due to the prolonged drought conditions which provided some good value opportunities for buyers. Buying strength was predominantly back…

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New Zealand Young Breeders Competition

Herefords Australia is calling for expressions of interest for youth members aged 18-30 to represent Australia in the Young Breeders Competition held in conjunction with the 2020 World Hereford Conference in New Zealand from 7th-13th March. Herefords Australia intends to assist with associated travel costs of up to two teams (four on each team). Please…

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