Client Focus 2018

Auctioneer, Nick Gray, Elders Jerilderie, judged the Herefords Australia champion pen of steers, awarded to Russell and Merilyn Pendergast (pictured with Peter and Deanne), at Benambra.

The autumn 2017 drop Mawarra and Sugarloaf Creek blood steers had been weaned for a month and sold for the equal top weaner price of $1,200 to South Gippsland steer finisher, Graeme Osborne.
David Hill, Elders Omeo, estimated the weight of the calves at 365kg to give an estimated liveweight price of 328c/kg

(Photo courtesy Kim Woods, Outcross Media)

Bruce Elliott, Elders Yea, selected a pen of 21 European Union accredited autumn drop calves from Peter Faithfull, Omeo, as the winner of the Herefords Australia best presented pen.

“They were standouts for strength, depth and trueness to type,’’ Mr Elliott said. In fact, he liked them so much he bought the 10-11 month old calves for $1,290.
Mr Faithfull also topped the heifer yarding with a pen of 19 selling at $1,080.

(Photo courtesy Kim Woods, Outcross Media)

2018 Herefords Australia National Show & Sale (Wodonga).

Ross Smith, Glenellerslie Herefords, Adelong, paid $30,000 for WRL Makka (H), a 990kg son of Mawarra Black Heart (H), from WRL Herefords, Dalby, Qld.

Ravensdale Guardian M222 (P), the top-priced bull at the 2018 Herefords Australia National Show and Sale
(Dubbo), was purchased by Talbalba and Callaway Herefords.

Guardian is one of the resulting calves from a ‘Pick of the Herd Flush’ purchsed by Brian Burgess, Ravensdale, from Mawarra at auction during Beef 2015, Rockhampton.

The dam of choice was Mawarra Tabitha 005 (P) and the sire, Allendale Anzac E114 (P).

Second top price at the 2018 Glen Innes sale ($16,000) was paid by Battalion Herefords for Lot 11, Cara Park Unique M647 (H). He is a son of renowned carcase sire, Mawarra Unique C041 (AI) (H).

Rob and Heather Francis offered Yallaroo Miracle (P), sired by Mawarra Mustang (P), at the Farm Weekly WA Supreme Bull Sale in Brunswick. He was purchased by Forrest View Grazing, Dinninup, for the record top price of $20,500.

Sydney Royal Hereford Feature Show 2018.

Kanimbla Tia Maria M005 (P), sired by Mawarra Manitoba (P), was awarded Female Calf Champion and sold for the top price of the sale ($12,000) to Hunter Lakes Herefords.

Sydney Royal Hereford Feature Show 2018.

Male Calf Champion, Graham Asterix N003 (H), sired by Mawarra Daybreak (H). Graham Herefords purchased the dam, Mawarra Virginia 162 (H), at our 2016 Ladies Day Sale with Asterix in utero.

Sydney Royal Hereford Feature Show 2018.

Reserve Intermediate Champion Female and first in the Youth Bred and Owned class, Keilder Park Mustang Sally (P), sire Mawarra Mustang (P). The dam, Mawarra Miss Titania 498 (H), was won by Nikki Martin at the 2014 Herefords Australia National Youth Show when she was awarded Most Potential Breeder.