Hereford Cross Steers Hit $1240 At Benambra Calf Sale

Steer finishers, backgrounders and lot feeders converged on the Victorian high country on Tuesday to bid to $1240 for whiteface cattle at the circuit opener, the Benambra Calf Sale. Selling agents Sharp Fullgrabe yarded 1500 yearling and weaner Hereford, Hereford cross and Euro steers and heifers for the March 13 sale at the Hinnomunjie yards.…

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Entries Now Open for National Youth Heifer Expo

Entries are now open for the annual National Youth Heifer Expo being held in Wodonga from the 29th of June to the 1st of July 2018. The annual event is being organised by the hard-working Herefords Australia Youth Committee, who are hoping to make this one of the most successful Youth events yet. The event…

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Vale Colleen Holliss

Colleen Holliss of Lotus Herefords passed away on the 22nd of February. Colleen was instrumental in the establishment of Lotus Herefords. She was very active in her local community, including the CWA and the Northern Hereford group. Her passions were family, Hereford cattle, and gardening. She is survived by husband Oliver, sons Tony & Craig,…

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Vale Bill Tanner

Herefords Australia would like to inform members that Mr Bill Tanner, formerly of Hillcrest Herefords passed away on the 21st of February. Hillcrest was established in 1946 by the Tanner family in Willow Tree. Bill Tanner was chairman of the Australian Hereford Society from 1973 – 1978, and was one of the longest standing council members,…

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Hereford Youth Put on a Show

HANNAH POWE – THE LAND Over 114 participants competed at the 2018 Hereford Northern NSW Youth Show at the Inverell showgrounds from January 5 to 7. Kianma Poll Hereford owner, Kierin Martin, Narromine, judged the cattle. Champion bull went to Neridah New Direction N010 and reserve champion bull was Tybay Merlot M004. The steer section…

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Restockers Seek Quality Heifers for Joining at Hamilton

Whiteface restockers went head to head to secure a large portion of the Hereford offering at the Hamilton British Bred heifer weaner sale on Wednesday. Yarram Park’s Western District Pastoral Company and Jigsaw Farms, Hamilton, were among the dominant players on the well-bred top end March/April 2017 drop heifers. Selling agents, Hamilton Independent Stock Agents,…

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Vale James (Max) Porter

Murray Porter would like to inform Herefords Australia members of the passing of his father, James (Max) Porter. After several illnesses over the last 2 years, he passed peacefully at the Epworth Hospital, Geelong on the morning of Sunday the 7th January. Max had been a Poll breeder since the 70s with the Polaris Stud…

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Herefords Weight-for-Age Hits the Mark at Hamilton at $1319

Buyers chasing weight-for-age were not disappointed at the Hamilton weaner sale, with prices hitting a top of $1319 for whiteface steers. Hamilton Independent Agents yarded 1492 Hereford and Hereford-cross autumn 2017 drop steers, weighing an average of 338kg, on Wednesday, January 10. Cattle were booked to Princess Royal Station, T.B. White & Sons, Landmark Leongatha,…

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Hereford Steer Weaners Push over 400c/kg at Wodonga

Southern NSW steer finishers were out in force at the Wodonga Premier Hereford and Euro special store cattle sale, paying to 401c/kg for whiteface weaners. It was the first stand alone weaner sale for the selling agents, Corcoran Parker, Wodonga, with a yarding of 1870 Herefords, Black Baldies and Euro cross steers and heifers. Grown…

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Buyers Snap Up Whiteface Steers to 340c/kg at Casterton

Grass fed steer finishers bolstered by an export order resulted in prices topping out at 340c/kg for autumn drop Hereford weaners at Casterton on Tuesday. Selling agents Landmark Casterton yarded 2200 Hereford, Black Baldy and Angus weaners for their annual steer weaner sale. Pre-weaned Hereford cattle of known performance and genetics were highly sought after…

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Courtney Aspires to Make a Difference with Scholarship

A young beef industry leader aspiring to make a difference has been announced as the winner of the prestigious CM Hocking Memorial Scholarship from Herefords Australia. South Australian Courtney Lallard, of Macclesfield, will receive the scholarship bursary to undertake studies to benefit the Australian Hereford industry. The scholarship embodies the love of Herefords and a…

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Success for Hereford Females at Dorrigo Show

This year’s Dorrigo Show held on the 25th and 26th of November, proved to be a very successful affair for a team of Te-Angie Hereford heifers and their PLC handlers. The team was comprised of Te-Angie Innovation (RGOM073), Te-Angie Statuesque (RGOM045), Te-Angie Necklet (RGOM077), and Te-Angie Silver (RGOM027). Together they took out the top four…

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Opportunistic Business Focused on Kilograms of Beef

Kilograms of beef and dollars per head return are the profit drivers in a whiteface enterprise in central NSW. Peter Moore, of Bathurst, uses Euro bulls over whiteface females in an opportunistic beef operation when the season and market dictates. For Mr Moore, his Blink Bonnie Merino stud takes centre stage so the cattle have…

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