Congratulations to Brendan Ah Sam and family on topping the 80th Annual Mountain Calf Sale at Omeo on Wednesday with their opening pen of ‘Strawberry Roan’ (Shorthorn/Hereford) heifers selling for an incredible $1810! Their steer portion topped the Autumn drop weaners at $1630 and their pure bred Hereford portion sold to $1610. Bert [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
In the pre-Christmas CEO update Alex Ball discusses new technologies set to impact bull breeders in the future. http://herefordsaustralia. createsend.com/t/ ViewEmailArchive/t/ 641080931310FB91/ C67FD2F38AC4859C/
'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 [...]
The Poll Hereford steers, 12-14 months, were Mawarra and Nunniong blood. Read a sale report by Peter Kostos http://www.stockandland.com.au/story/4079778/records-broken-at-heyfield/?cs=4609 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.
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
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 [...]
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 [...]