Herefords Australia Young Guns Conference and Breed Forum 2019

Mawarra Genetics was represented by Brandon, Logan and Taylah at the recent Herefords Australia Young Guns Conference and Breed Forum held in Hamilton, Victoria. They were grateful to Herefords Australia for the invitation to attend and for organising such an informative and engaging line-up of speakers. Information was given explaining the significant benefits of using [...]

June 15th, 2019|News|

Mawarra Genetics 44 th Annual Sale Report, 2017.

International and interstate visitors joined a strong Gippsland contingent at the Sykes family’s Longford property on Monday, March 27, for their 44 th Annual Sale. Mawarra’s reputation for industry-leading genetics saw strong competition from both stud and commercial producers, with the previously recorded on property top-price of $22,000 being equalled, and then beaten, twice. At [...]

March 29th, 2017|2017 Bull Sale Report, News|

Mawarra are pleased to introduce their new Poll sire, Oak Downs Lawloit L75 (AI) (P)

Mawarra are pleased to introduce their new Poll sire, Oak Downs Lawloit L75 (AI) (P), purchased in partnership with Talbalba Herefords for the top price of $18,000 at the recent Kerlson Pines / Oak Downs sale in South Australia.An outcross pedigree combined with length, muscle, carriage, softness and industry leading EBVs - a very complete [...]

March 1st, 2017|News|

The latest Herefords Australia CEO report

In the pre-Christmas CEO update Alex Ball discusses new technologies set to impact bull breeders in the future. http://herefordsaustralia. ViewEmailArchive/t/ 641080931310FB91/ C67FD2F38AC4859C/  

January 12th, 2017|News|

Sage advice from Hereford Australia CEO, Alex Ball

  'As suppliers of genetics to the industry, it is important that breeders understand what the long term direction of the Australian beef industry is and what traits are required if that direction is to be realised. Both these areas require immediate attention from an united, committed and passionate Hereford community. It is my hope [...]

August 19th, 2016|News|

Bill & Greg Cumming, Glenmaggie, sold 70 Hereford steers to $1570 at Rodwells/Heyfield, August 5

The Poll Hereford steers, 12-14 months, were Mawarra and Nunniong blood. Read a sale report by Peter Kostos Bill (left) & Greg Cumming, Glenmaggie, were very happy with their sale of 70 Hereford steers in the Rodwells Heyfield sale, last Friday, selling to $1570. lwt.

August 9th, 2016|News|

Leon Wheeler, Wallacedale, received the top dollar/head price of $1,378 for this pen of steers weighing 428kg

The 2016 Feature Weaner Sales are off and running with great prices received for quality stock. See Herefords Australia media release from the Hamilton sale January 7 Photo courtesy of Kim Woods, Outcross Media

January 9th, 2016|News|

Brandon Sykes (left) and Hayden Finlay (right), 2015 RASV Emerging Leader Award recipients. Pictured with RASV President Stephen Spargo (centre).

Congratulations Brandon on being awarded an RASV Emerging Leader Award at the 2015 Royal Melbourne Show. The award was presented in recognition of the leadership attributes he displays while contributing his time to the Victorian and National Hereford Youth Groups, the establishment of his own Hereford Stud, MawarraB, the production of livestock videos and his [...]

September 9th, 2015|News|

Strong competition for Mawarra genetics continued at Wodonga

Strong competition for Mawarra genetics continued at Wodonga - January 16, with the McCormack family, Bullioh, offering the top pen of whiteface weaner steers and Arthur Trethowan, Woomargama offering the top pen of Hereford heifers at 236c/kg. Frank and Jeanette McCormack, Bullioh, topped the whiteface weaner pens with 10-12-month old steers, weighing 383kg, and selling [...]

February 9th, 2015|News|

Granite Flat’s, Mawarra blood, black baldy steers lead whiteface price surge at Wodonga

Mike Walsh, Granite Flat Pastoral, Mitta Mitta topped the whiteface market at Wodonga January 15 with 15 black baldy steers selling for $980 or 249c/kg; 10 months, EU accredited, Mawarra blood. Follow link below to read full report. Photo courtesy of Kim Woods, Outcross Media Follow this link for full report

January 15th, 2015|News|