By Graham Winnell Bull buyers today showed tremendous confidence in the Yamburgan Shorthorn program, with a total clearance of the 100 Shorthorn sires offered, a top of $38,000 twice and a new Shorthorn breed record priced average of $10,930, to gross $1,093,000. A feature of the sale was the consistency throughout, with the stud averaging […]
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 […]
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: Magellan Indestructible Dam: Magellan Ella Magellan Loyal is bull with balanced EBV’s including low birth traits, high fats and high indexes. He has been used successfully on heifers for a number of years and is now used in the cow herd. He breeds hindquarter shape in his calves with a quite temperament.
Sire: The Grove New Legend Z058 Dam: Yamburgan Connie 133rd Connie D133 is the dam of Yamburgan Tobermorey F090. She has been flushed successfully and has three sons being used in the herd.
Sire: The Grove Oscar A748 Dam: Yamburgan Margaret 31st Everest is an extremely long bodied bull with excellent muscling and fill along the top line like his sire and grand sire. He is a very soft easy doing bull with excellent structure, good testicles and front end for a bull carrying this degree of muscling. […]
Sire: Belmore Jackaroo Z109 Dam: Austins Phyllis 0447 A semen share in Hiwiroa Jack F41 was purchased after seeing him at Jim Symes and Tymothy Plumbers property in NZ. We were impressed with Jack F41’s front, well laid in shoulders, good length of neck with a very sirey head. He is one of the best […]
Sire: The Grove Oscar A748 (P) Dam: Yamburgan Jill 32nd (P) A moderate framed, slick coated sire with an excellent hind quarter and top line. A bull with a lot of muscle and carcase shape but not course in any way. Excellent structure an temperament. Y Jill 132nd has bred extremely well over a long […]
Sire: Yamburgan Jafar D174 Dam: Yamburgan Cloudy C61 Sparta carries exceptional carcase characteristics thought the hindquarter. He has a great mix of genetics combining Aladdin and Theodore giving excellent carcase shape and softness in one package. Sparta is a bull that has been used heavily, he is the type of bull that produces consistent results with both […]
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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.