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 […]
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) […]
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, […]
“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.