More than 40 people attended the RAS Beef Challenge hoof judging at the MacCue Families Wilga Feedlot, Bellata, on a sub 10 degree day. Bryce Camm, Wonga Plains Feedlot & ALFA Councellor, judged the domestic pens, with a pen of Manchee Ag’s heifers placing first from 55 pens entered. In the Export class, Andrew Herbert, […]
Nicola Bell from the Weekly Times has recently written an article on our operation. It is an interesting view on our business and history. If you’re interested in reading it, click here.
The girls from Calrossy Anglican School has selected Yamburgan Cloudy K227 as a future breeder for their Kamilori Shorthorn stud. Well done girls.
The Bundaberg show presented a really good line up of cattle and was a fantastic day judging with lovely hospitality. John and I are pictured with our Supreme Exhibit, Whitaker Miss Pearl. Thanks to the Bundaberg Cattle Committee for an enjoyable day.
We have had fantastic ET results with dams included being Zeus H140’s dam, dam of $28,000 YY Everest and the dam of YY K340 (leading 2016 sale bull). We have transplanted 46 The Grove Gigabytes embryos in the last 8 weeks. Yesterday’s results were: 11 embryos – YY Rose K400 X Gigabytes. 12 embryos – […]
CHEFS along the eastern seaboard have given JBS Australia’s new premium grainfed Shorthorn beef brand Thousand Guineas the thumbs up for its eating quality. JBS Australia northern livestock manager Duane Woodham says the brand launched this week is about creating a “point of difference” in the branded beef market. “With the myriad of Angus brands available, we thought there was room […]
New $17,600 sire for our Durham Tropical program, Kidman Park J32 (P), sired by Quicksilver, a Warenda Mexico son. We’ve been waiting for a few years to add a Quicksilver son to the program. Quicksilver was an exceptional bull that bred consistently good cattle with excellent carcase performance. The Mexico bloodlines add marbling and softness without […]
Merry Christmas & a happy, prosperous New Year from all of us at Manchee Ag!!
Although no big ribbons were won by Manchee Ag in this years RAS Beef Challenge, the results show consistency in our cattle. We were the 4th placed pen overall and had the 3rd placed individual of the competition. Other results include; 3rd live assessment pen, 3rd daily weight gain pen, 2nd feedlot pen and 2nd profitability […]
Manchee Ag were proud supporters of the 2015 Shorthorn Youth Club of Australia Heifer Show at Tamworth, donating Yamburgan Cloudy K310. The heifer has found her new home with Dakota Williams of Williams Cattle Co, Dubbo. The heifer was a stylish Yamburgan Grissom G31 daughter with growth figures in the top 5% of the breed. […]
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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.