Golden Vanity Shines at Sydney Royal Easter Show

Powerhouse female Wirruna Golden Vanity M261 stormed through the competition at the 2021 Sydney Royal Easter Show to be named grand champion female and supreme Hereford exhibit of the show. Owned in partnership by Tim and Jemma Reid of JTR Cattle Co at Roslyn and Damien Holloway of Tobruk Poll Herefords at Rowan, Golden Vanity…

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National Show & Sale Wodonga 2021

Streamlined show and sale, same superior quality Herefords will head back to Wodonga this May in a refreshed and streamlined national event. In it’s 56th year, the Herefords Australia National Show and Sale will adopt a new schedule and sale platform at its traditional home, the Wodonga Exhibition Centre. The only national breed sale to…

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Michael Crowley to join Herefords Australia board

Michael Crowley to join Herefords Australia board Herefords Australia has today announced the appointment of Mr Michael Crowley to the Herefords Australia Board. Under its constitution the Herefords Australia Board can appoint up to 2 directors who meet a comprehensive skill and industry-based experience selection criteria. Mr Crowley has over 20 years industry experience. This…

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Omeo Hereford Weaner Sale Grosses over $2 Million

The finale of the 2021 Mountain Calf Sales certainly did not disappoint with a quality yarding of 1,127 head of Hereford and Hereford cross cattle at Omeo selling for an average price of $1813 and grossing $2,044, 200. Elders agent Morgan Davies described the sale as “beyond expectations.” “We knew it was going to be…

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Lisa Sharp new CEO of Herefords Australia

The Herefords Australia Board has today announced the appointment of Ms Lisa Sharp (pictured left) as Chief Executive Officer, Herefords Australia. The appointment follows the recent resignation of Andrew Donoghue (General Manager, Herefords Australia). Ms Sharp has held executive and marketing and communication leadership roles across several public, private, and not for profit organisations, most…

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Vale Robert (Bob) Miles

Well know Hunter Valley cattleman, Bob Miles, formally of “Strathmore”, Rouchel and the Bingeberry Hereford Stud, passed away at 91 years of age, on Sunday, 10 January, 2021. He was a life member of Herefords Australia. Bob was born and bred at “Buraduc” on the shores of  Myall Lake near Forster on the northern coast…

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Resignation of HAL General Manager Andrew Donoghue

Herefords Australia General Manager Andrew Donoghue has elected to resign as General Manager, effective as of 12 February 2021. Andrew has been approached to join an International Company and has decided to accept that offer. “Whilst I am excited at the opportunities that my new role will present, I am sad to leave Herefords Australia.…

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Herefords Finish Strongly at Wodonga

Steers to $1970, av 496c/kg Heifers to $1780, Led by a small but high-quality selection Herefords and Hereford-cross, steer weaners remained hot property on the fourth and final day of Wodonga’s January beef weaner sales that concluded on Friday at NVLX Barnawartha. Topping the whiteface section of the combined Hereford, Shorthorn and Euro breeds market…

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Herefords Equal to the Task at Wodonga

Steers to $1880, av 518c/kg Heifers to $1535, av 499c/kg Hereford weaner prices refused into take a backwards step at Wodonga on Thursday. Supplied by a loyal band of long-term Hereford breeders the market was equally supported by a rusted-on group of restocker whiteface enthusiasts who bid prices equal to and at times higher than…

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Herefords On Top at Western Districts Sales

Rain and the return of paddock feed across Eastern Australia has made Herefords the most valuable calf breed on a per kilogram basis to be sold at Victoria’s premier Western District sales this New Year.  Independent figures put out by the Hamilton Livestock Exchange – the saleyard hosting the major store sales in the region – shows Herefords…

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Southern Multibreed Project Launch Held in Armidale

The Southern Multibreed Project launch was held at the University of New England (UNE) on Thursday morning. The project is a collaboration between the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI), the University of New England, the Commonwealth Government and Meat and Livestock Australia, along with the breed societies of the participating breeds. The breeds involved…

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Hereford stalwart wins 2020 Howard Yelland Award

Each year Howard Yelland, champion of objective measurement and performance recording for improved selection in the Australian Beef Industry, is remembered with the presentation of the Howard Yelland Award. The Australian Beef Industry Foundation and Marcus Oldham College are proud to announce the recipient of the Howard Yelland Award this year is David Jenkin of…

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Herefords Australia Board Announces Innovative New Committees

In keeping with the plan to better engage with members and industry experts, the Herefords Australia Board have this week finalised the Board committees and structure with several Herefords Australia members being appointed to the new committees. Deputy Chairman Marc Greening described the new committee structure as an exciting initiative that would allow and encourage…

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Beef 2021 Carcase Competition – Entries Now Open

Entries are now open for the ANZ National Beef Carcase Competition. The competition is conducted as part of the BEEF AUSTRALIA 2021 program of events and is open to producers Australia wide, with participating processors in each state. Being open to entries Australia wide, the competition offers producers from around Australia a unique opportunity to…

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MLA and SBTS Release Valuable Online Resources for Commercial and Seedstock Producers

Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) and Southern Beef Technical Services (SBTS) have both recently released a series of online resources directed at both commercial and seedstock producers. The MLA Accelerate program provides a range of resources and informative videos directed at commercial producers to encourage greater use of genetic selection tools. The MLA genetics hub…

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