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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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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