Manchee Agriculture performed extremely well in the ANZ National Beef Carcass Competition at Beef 2018, claiming 4 places from 3 classes in the prestigious competition. The competition attracted 1077 head making it the largest in Australia. 2nd Place in Class 5: Pen of 3 grain fed heavy trade chiller steers or heifers 260.1 – 340 kgs. […]
Great to hear from Sam Inglis, SA, recently with some terrific MSA results. Over 400 steers have been sold to Teys Australia with an average MSA result indexing above 62. The steers topped at 400kg carcase weight having milk and two teeth.
GRAZIERS Christine and Kylie Douglas took a risk and it paid off. The mother and daughter duo sold their weaner steers at the Roma store sale on Tuesday, and daughter Kylie said they were extremely satisfied with the outcome. “We did very well and we are very excited and very pleased,” she said. “But at […]
By Graham Winnell Bull buyers today showed tremendous confidence in the Yamburgan Shorthorn program, with a total clearance of the 100 Shorthorn sires offered, a top of $38,000 twice and a new Shorthorn breed record priced average of $10,930, to gross $1,093,000. A feature of the sale was the consistency throughout, with the stud averaging […]
Congratulations to Scott Counsell & family who had fantastic commercial success at the 2016 Barcaldine Show winning a swag of trophies including; Champion single milk tooth steer (3/4 Shorthorn X Droughtmaster). Champion single 2 tooth steer (3/4 Shorthorn X Droughtmaster). Champion Pen of 2 tooth steers (3/4 Shorthorn X Droughtmaster). Standout entry for the whole yarding […]
Watch our story & breeding philosophy here at MA BEEF. The video has been in production for the last 8 months with the aim of showing all season differences and cattle in all phases of production. The video was produced by Jamie Condon, JAC Productions, has done an amazing job in the production of the […]
A line of 70 378 kg Patanga Shorthorn steers sold at the Mt Gambier, SA, store sale, Yamburgan and South Bundara blood, to return to a top of $1497.53 per head. Sold through Miller Whan and John agent, Mike Newton, the steers went to repeat buyers. When top quality Shorthorn steers are sold through the […]
Thank you to Dennis, Chis, Brendan & Scott from JBS Australia for allowing Shorthorn Beef the opportunity to sample the newly established Thousand Guineas branded product in two of Brisbane’s top restaurants, Regatta & The Norman Hotel. Both Regatta’s Executive Chef, Anthony Fullerton and The Norman Hotels Executive Chef, Frank Correnti, have been exceptionally happy […]
The 2016 RNA Paddock to Plate competition saw 770 head or 110 pens entered in the richest feedlot and carcase competition in the country, offering $45,000 in prize money. Reserve Champion pen was won by Manchee Ag with a pen of purebred Shorthorn steers. The steers performed exceptionally well in the weight gain section (ADWG 2.64kg/day) […]
Jamie Condon, JAC Productions, has done an amazing job in the production of the new MA Beef video to be released in the coming week.
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“We are very pleased with the type of cattle we are producing. They are productive, feminine females that are producing steers that are performing well both for us on grass and in feedlots. “
Keith & Karena HigginsPatanga Pastoral Co, Avenue Range, SA.
“The Yamburgan bulls are producing good progeny in the harsh buffel country and yet they retain a softness and do-ability with tremendous muscle – they are just getting better and better every year.”
John & Stuart BrownlieDeepwater Farming, Meandarra, Qld.
“Our breeding program has now become a closed Yamburgan blood herd. John is a cattleman first and he breeds seedstock directly suitable for our commercial production requirements.”
Butch & Tory DavidsonMemagong Pastoral Co, Young, NSW.
“Yamburgan cattle are cattle that com- bine performance and docility and are sought after by both lot feeders and grass finishers who consistently comment on the high percentage of the cattle that meet the highest specifications.”
Mike NewtonKingston SE, SA.
“We have used well over a dozen Yamburgan bulls in the last 10 years and have been very happy with the growth and fertility of the progeny.”
Anthony GrillsWalcha, NSW.
“Having purchased our first Yamburgan bull 18 years ago we have continually seen an improvement in the females retained and the yeild in our steers.”
Lew LamphCarinda, NSW.