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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Sire: Crooked Post Grissom (P) (IMP USA) Dam: Yamburgan Isabella E35 (P) Grissom G31 is a prominent and potent sire, who is breeding long bodied cattle with exceptional weight for age and maturity pattern. His daughters are moderate framed with perfect udders. Grissom is a bull we can join any type of female to with […]
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. […]
Shorthorn feeder steers top the Mount Gambier store sale today at $3.59/kg. Congratulations to Keith & Karena Higgins from Patanga Pastoral Co & Mike Newton, Stillwater, on excellent results from SA. Click here to watch Shorthorns top the Mt Gambier sale.
JBS Australia has announced that from October 1st 2015, they require Shorthorn feeder steers for a newly created Shorthorn breed based Branded Beef program. The Shorthorn brand will be an exclusive niche brand, targeted at the high-end food service trade both domestically and internationally. The finished beef product will be further underpinned by MSA grading and achieve […]
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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.