‘Our Clients’ success is our greatest reward’

The Foster Family, ‘Haven Park’,Casterton, VIC


“We have been using Mawarra Sires for the last six years. We feel that the female progeny have excellent temperament and milk. We have consistantly sold steers calves at 340kgs.” Graeme, Shirley, Rick & Nancy Foster 2007   Haven Park results at the Annual Casterton Weaner Sale ~ 2005 Top selling pen of Hereford steers… Read full testimonial “The Foster Family, ‘Haven Park’,Casterton, VIC”

Graeme, Shirley, Rick & Nancy Foster
'Haven Park',Casterton, VIC

Turner Partnership, Bindi, VIC


“Congratulations to the Sykes family on consistantly producing a quality bull breeding program that maintains important traditional values and at the same time embraces new and proven practises in the industry. We wish them every success with their future breeding ventures.”       Simon and Rowena Turner 2009  We run a self replacing, Spring calving, Hereford breeding… Read full testimonial “Turner Partnership, Bindi, VIC”

Simon and Rowena Turner
Turner Partnership, Bindi, VIC

Glen Moutray, Codrington VIC


Glen has been buying bulls from Mawarra since 2002.

Glen Moutray, Codrington VIC

The Sandy Family, Swifts Creek VIC


“The genetic superiority of the Mawarra bloodline has assisted us to maintain the quality of cattle for which we strive.” Peter, Robyn and Jim Sandy,  January 2009 Our family has known and dealt with the Sykes family for many years. The Mawarra Stud is a reflection of the Sykes’ honesty, integrity and dedication to the… Read full testimonial “The Sandy Family, Swifts Creek VIC”

Peter, Robyn and Jim Sandy
Swifts Creek VIC

“Mawarra bulls are everything we are looking for, they make magnificent ‘front paddock’ cattle!.”


We run a cow calf, steer backgrounding & fattening operation on 1300ha in the Northern Midlands of Tasmania. We run a Hereford & an Angus herd, but we prefer Herefords. We aim for big frame, high yielding cows, to give us quick maturing MSA quality offspring. Our first encounter with Mawarra Herefords was at Wodonga… Read full testimonial ““Mawarra bulls are everything we are looking for, they make magnificent ‘front paddock’ cattle!.””

Gary & Barb Lindsay

Greg O’Brien, Maringo Herefords, Merrijig VIC


“Having purchased my first Mawarra bull in 1998, I have always had at least one Mawarra bull being used in the herd. My second last purchase (Top of the Drop) is breeding exceptionally well, with calves showing great length, quality & temperament whether they are bulls, steers or heifers. I am looking forward to the… Read full testimonial “Greg O’Brien, Maringo Herefords, Merrijig VIC”

Greg O'Brien
Maringo Herefords, Merrijig VIC

Foxforth Hereford Stud, Guyra NSW


“Having visited Mawarra in early 2009, we had the pleasure of inspecting the cow herd and were very impressed with the size, quality and doing ability of the cattle. We were then fortunate enough to purchase an exceptional bull called Mawarra Unrivalled at Wodonga who weighed 1188kg at 27 months. We now eagerly await his… Read full testimonial “Foxforth Hereford Stud, Guyra NSW”

Fred Starr
Foxforth Hereford Stud Guyra NSW

Jason & Jody Graham, Graham Herefords, New Zealand


Jody and I have a Hereford Stud in the upper part of the North Island of New Zealand. We have only been breeding Hereford cattle for 7-8 years. We have focused over the last few years on improving our female base and endeavouring to produce a Hereford which captures our vision of this wonderful breed of… Read full testimonial “Jason & Jody Graham, Graham Herefords, New Zealand”

Jason & Jody Graham
Graham Herefords

Keith Davies, ‘Boyare’, Gelantipy, VIC


“The strong maternal lines in the Mawarra breeding herd, combined with the diverse sire battery, has enabled us to consistantly find replacement sires to increase the quality and productivity of our own breeeding program.”            Keith and Sue Davies 2008  We run 130 breeders on our 1200 acre property at Gelantipy in the High Country of… Read full testimonial “Keith Davies, ‘Boyare’, Gelantipy, VIC”

Keith Davies
'Boyare', Gelantipy, VIC

Arthur Trethowan, ‘Culbara’, Woomargama, NSW


“I wouldn’t keep buying them if I didn’t like them!”            Arthur Trethowan, 2006 As a repeat volume buyer Arthur has purchased 47 bulls from Mawarra since 2000 ranging in price from $2000 to $18,000. I always look at the people before I buy a bull. The Sykes family provide a good, honest service. The cheaper… Read full testimonial “Arthur Trethowan, ‘Culbara’, Woomargama, NSW”

Arthur Trethowan
'Culbara', Woomargama, NSW