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…

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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…

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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…

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Ripper Yavenvale Sire Sells for $120,000

A 17-month-old sire sold by Yavenvale Herefords has set a high benchmark for the 2022 bull selling season, selling for the current season top price of $120,000 to Newcomen Herefords on Wednesday. The homozygous polled Yavenvale Ripper R510 boasts an impressive set of BREEDPLAN data, measuring in the top one percent of the Hereford breed…

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Latest Herefords Australia Super Sires Cohort Announced

The latest group of young sires have been selected to join the Herefords Australia Super Sires catalogue. The eight new sires joining the Super Sires catalogue are: Warwick Court Quick Q030* Wirruna Qantas Q036 Elite Trust Q066 Yavenvale Romeo R055* Morganvale Ravioli R41* Days Godfather R077* Injemira Kickstart P093 R153 Tarcombe Lottery R208 * Denotes…

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Northern buying spree on whiteface cattle at Wodonga

Autumn drop 2021 Hereford steers held their value at the Northern Victorian Livestock Exchange with the tops climbing $5 to $2475 as demand from northern grass finishers continues to be satiated. Selling agents Corcoran Parker, Rodwells Peter Ruraro, Schubert Boers and Brian Unthank Rural yarded 3600 Herefords, black baldies and Euro cross steers and heifers…

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Herefords New Appointment to Focus on Research and Development Outcomes

HEREFORDS Australia Limited (HAL) has today announced the appointment of respected engagement, capacity building and adoption specialist, Kathleen Allan, as Breed and Business Development Manager, as part of the roll out of the organisation’s new five-year Strategic Plan, and refreshed prioritisation of marketing and promotion, registry and member services, business development and R&D activities. Ms…

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Five-year roadmap puts Herefords in the spotlight

HEREFORDS Australia has a clear roadmap to reposition the breed in Australia following the launch of its new five-year strategic plan today. Herefords Australia Strategic Plan 2022-2027 was developed by the Herefords Australia Board and executive, in consultation with its members and key stakeholders, to address the challenges and capture the many opportunities presented by…

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Super Sires Sell for Top Prices Across Australia

Three Herefords Australia Super Sires have sold at auction across the eastern states of Australia within the last fortnight, with each Super Sire making the top price of each respective sale. The three Super Sires on offer were Kidman Hitman Q067, Jarrah Fortune Q236 and the youngest current Super Sire: Warringa Rumpole R206. The first…

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