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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Vale Warwick Pont

Warwick Maxwell Pont 18th August 1941-22nd June 2021 Warwick was a Sydney businessman who bought his first registered Poll Herefords in 1975 for his property, “Mindaribba” at Maitland, NSW. Attending he World Hereford Conference at Banff, Canada in 1976 he became totally obsessed by the breed. In 1978 Warwick attended the National Show and Sale…

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Vale Frank Shultz

Frank Shultz, formerly of Hazel Downs Herefords, passed away on Tuesday 22nd June 2021 after illness. Hazel Downs was established by Frank’s father, Neil Shultz in 1966 at Bulahdelah NSW. Frank remained an active member of the Hereford society until 2006. Frank’s funeral will be a graveside service at Bulahdelah Cemetery on Monday 28th June…

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Key Considerations Ahead of 2021 Spring Bull Sales

By Alastair Rayner for Genetics Central WITH the spring bull selling season rapidly approaching, its timely for producers to take time to consider what influences are likely to have an impact over the sales. These will range from the general demand for bulls, through to the requirement for bulls suitable to fill particular roles in…

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Grand Day for Rayner Family at Dubbo National Show

The Rayner family’s Grathlyn and Armada studs enjoyed a hugely successful day at the 60th Annual Dubbo National Show, taking out both grand champion bull and grand champion female under show judge Jason Catts of Futurity Shorthorns, Baradine. Grand champion bull was presented to junior champion winner Armada Represent R070, exhibited by Andrew and Brooke…

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Ian Durkin New Chair of Herefords Australia Board

Herefords Australia Ltd (HAL) has announced the appointment of Mr Ian Durkin as Chairman of the Herefords Australia Board. In line with past practice, all Herefords Australia Board positions are declared open in the first board meeting after the Annual General Meeting (AGM).  Both Trish Worth and Ian Durkin were nominated for the position of…

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Champion run for Kymarney at Wodonga National Show

Kymarney Maverick Q009 stole the show at Wodonga on Wednesday morning, first taking out the intermediate champion title before going on to be judged grand champion bull of the show by Erica Halliday of Ben Nevis Angus, Walcha. Ms Halliday was delighted to return to judge the 2021 Wodonga National Show in person having judged…

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Quest Leads to Victory for Yagaburne at Beef 2021

Yagaburne Quest Q643 strode to victory in the Hereford ring at Beef 2021 in Rockhampton last week. The 19-month-old sire, exhibited by Yagaburne Poll Herefords Goondiwindi is a son of Supple Lawless and took out the junior champion sash before taking on the senior champion bull to be named grand champion Hereford bull of the…

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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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