Mawarra Genetic Advantage
Congratulations to Simon & Sonya Lawlor for winning the Herefords Australia Champion Pen at the 2020 Elders Mountain Calf Sale, Omeo – March 2020
Commission buyer Graham Ward has been purchasing Mawarra bloodlines at the Mountain Calf Sales for ever and a day… – March 2020
Mawarra Mustang son tops Brunswick Supreme All-Breeds Sale, Western Australia, February 15, 2018
Rob & Heather Francis, Yallaroo Herefords, recorded an outstanding sale result at the Brunswick Supreme All-Breeds Sale in Western Australia on February 15. Their 10 bulls sold to an impressive average of $9,650. A Mawarra Mustang son, Yallaroo Miracle M12, was their $20,500 top selling bull. Their team also included two Mawarra After Shock sons that sold to $15,000. Read sale report
Mawarra Manitoba daughter wins Calf Champion and tops the sale at Sydney Royal Hereford Feature Show. (March 2018)
Congratulations to Kanimbla Poll Herefords on a highly successful 2018 Sydney Royal Hereford Feature Show. Their team included a Mawarra Manitoba daughter, Kanimbla Tia Maria N005. She was awarded Calf Champion and sold for the sale top of $12,000. Kanimbla’s team of only six cattle took home the Most Successful Exhibitor award, an impressive effort and testament to the quality of their cattle.
Tony & Tom Reardon were in Wodonga January 10, 2020 to see their Brooklyn Pastoral Co., steers sell.
Their top pen sold for $1145 or 319c/kg. Read the full sale report….
Congratulations to Jeanette and David McCormack, and family on winning the Herefords Australia Champion Pen at Wodonga, January 11, 2019.
David McCormack, Bullioh, won the Herefords Australia champion pen for his 22 autumn drop steers, Mawarra blood, 388kg, and selling for the top weaner price of $1150 or 296c/kg. read more here: https://www.herefordsaustralia.com.au/2019/01/tasmanian-buying-spree-on-whiteface-cattle-at-wodonga/
The McCormack family were proud winners of the Herefords Australia Champion Pen at the Wodonga Blue Ribbon Sale on Friday 13th, 2017
The 26 Mawarra blood, 10 month old steers weighed 370kg and sold for $1400 or 378c/kg. Mr Davies described the steers as having weight for age, length, depth and shape. Read the full sale report….
Mawarra genetics were represented at the feature weaner sale in Hamilton, January 11, 2017
Leon and Sally Wheeler, Wallacedale, received the second top price of the day with their 377kg EU accredited, Shorthorn-Hereford cross steers. Read the full sale report from Hereford Australia
Mawarra Sires will put your calves at the top end!
Demand was red hot in Bairnsdale on August 26, 2015 Trent Anderson, St Katherines, Darriman, sold the top pen of Herefords on a cents per kilogram basis, weighing an average of 322kg, the Mawarra blood steers returned 431c/kg or $1390. Read the full report
Mawarra bloodlines consistantly at the top end of Whiteface price ascendency 2015
Bairnsdale September 4, 2015 – Mawarra genetics influenced a significant proportion of the yarding across the Hereford, Poll Hereford and Black Baldy’s on offer in Bairnsdale today with approximately 400 head boasting the genetic merit of the Stud’s bloodlines. Prices topped, dollars per head, at $1,440 for a pen of Mawarra’s own steers. Continue reading the full report from Herefords Australia here.
75th Annual Mountain Calf Sales, March 2015
Vendors enjoyed record returns at the Anniversary Mountain Sales and our clients were rewarded for their excellent calves. Pictured at Omeo are the first run of steers and heifer calves, many Mawarra influenced throughout the draft. Continue reading the full report from Herefords Australia here.
Vendor, Arthur Trethowan, Woomargama, NSW, January 2015
pictured here with Peter Sykes, Mawarra Herefords, was pleased to sell a run of 77 heifers, weighing 268-300kg, Mawarra blood, to a top of $710 or 236c/kg. “I sold 52 Hereford steers, averaging 690kg, on Tuesday at Wodonga for an average price of $1525,’’ Mr Trethowan said. “The market has been good for about three weeks – I was hoping the heifers would make 200c/kg today. “I’m 88 and I’ve never seen the market like this before.’’ Arthur also recorded the top c/kg price of 236c/kg for his 50, 300kg, Hereford heifers. Arthur has been purchasing bulls exclusively from Mawarra for the past fifteen years. Report detail and photo courtesy of Kim Woods, Outcross Media
Wodonga January 15, 2015
Tony Reardon and sons Ben & Tom, Brooklyn Pastoral Co, Mansfield sold a pen of 39, 373kg 8-10mth old steers, for the equal top Hereford weaner price of $965 or 258c/kg at Wodonga January 15. Mr Reardon averaged almost $900 for the 82 weaner steers he offered, up from a top price of $685 in 2014. Mawarra bloodlines contributed significantly to the Brooklyn Pastoral draft, Mr Reardon has been sourcing bulls from Mawarra since the 1990’s. (Story and photograph courtesy of Kim Woods, Outcross Media)
Peter and Brian Mahoney, Mansfield at Wodonga saleyards January 2015
Brian Mahoney, Mansfield sold black baldy steers to $960 or 256c/kg and Herefords to 250c/kg at Wodonga on January 15. “It’s an excellent sale and my steers were over $300 up on last year,” Mr Mahoney said. “I sold seven-year-old Hereford cows yesterday up to $1500. I like the Herefords for their doing ability and temperament.”
Around the Sales 2014
Consistent performance where it counts….. Craig & Ken Hutton of Bairnsdale were happy with a top pen of $880 for a pen of 415kg 13-month-old Mawarra-bloodline Hereford steers…… There were many vendors with cattle bred from the Mawarra bloodline. Quote courtesy of Stock and Land The Hutton family sold heifers to a top of $570.
Around the Sales 2014
Neil Schmidt, Rutherglen Breeding quality cattle gets good results, but having a repeat buyer bidding also helps. Neil Schmidt, Rutherglen (right), again purchased the steers offered by Jeanette and Frank McCormack, Tallangatta, (pictured centre with son David, left), at the Wodonga all breeds on January 3. Mr Schmidt said their steers were mainly by Mawarra bulls, which are known for their length and growth. He said his recent consignment of bullocks purchased from Frank and Jeanette weighed up to 800 kilograms live weight. Mr Schmidt also said their ability to grow out to these weights was why he kept buying them. The 21 steers, which weighed 351kgs, sold for $685. /2014/
Around the Sales 2013
‘Top end’ honours at Casterton go to Haven Park. Congratulations to the Foster family, Haven Park, for topping the Annual Casterton Weaner Sale on January 11. Graeme & Rick Foster, pictured with Peter and their top pen of 22x EU accredited steers, predominantly sired by M. Vice Admiral, M. Vulcanize & M. Vice Chancellor, weighed 398kgs selling for $1.80/kg or $716/hd.