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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
Polledness, or the absence of horns, is an important trait being actively selected for within many beef breeding programs across Australia. Unlike many traits of importance to beef producers, polledness is a qualitative trait controlled entirely by genetics, with non-genetic factors having no influence on the polled status of an animal. Animals can either be […]
Select for fertility, don’t just cull for fertility! Culling for fertility is beneficial but is not the most...
“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.