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 – […]
Culling for fertility is beneficial but is not the most effective measure to increasing a herds fertility. Fertility is much more than just culling females not in calf. There is little gain over time if you don’t select for fertility as opposed to just culling for it. Fertility, as you know, is influenced by many different […]
2015 sees us holding our 21st Annual On-Property bull sale, which also marks 68 years of stud Shorthorn breeding and over 100 years breeding Durham Shorthorn cattle in north west NSW and southern Queensland. On offer this year are 90 bulls and 30 heifers, that we are proud to have our brand on. It is […]
2015 marks the 21st Annual On Property bull sale for the Yamburgan herd and 68 years of stud breeding. To kick off the celebrations, we will be having a pre-sale dinner with the nations award winning beef and entertainment by Australia’s own bush poet, Murray Hartin. We welcome everyone to join us for the dinner the […]
We are facing new challenges in the cattle industry, with higher production costs and inconsistent seasons. The industry tends to change the environment to suit production but we believe in working with the environment and allowing it to predict many facets of our operation. We have always believed that the environment will make your female […]
As part of the Beef Australia 2015, Yamburgan participated in the Genomix Genetic auction held on Wednesday night of the week long event. The Genomix Genetic auction saw elite genetics from a multitude of breeds sold by the AuctionsPlus helmsman system with over 300 people in attendance. Shorthorns were the only breed to clear all […]
Beef cattle breeding is about profit, just like any other busi- ness. Our job as seedstock producers is to constantly achieve a profitable bottom line for our clients. Our breeding philoso- phy is simplistic – fertility and weight for age – the two biggest profit drivers. The more things you try to select for, the […]
Mismanagement through over or under feeding during the critical phases of pregnancy can adversely affect lifetime productivity. Energy intake beyond needs for structural and muscular growth in heifers may cause dystocia as will heifers that have their energy intake restricted suffer with dystocia due to smaller frame size, reducing pelvic area and reduced energy levels […]
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.