Widespread and eager competition for future breeders installed a new high in Angus heifer prices on the final day of the Hamilton weaner sales.
VOLUME buyers from Victoria and interstate underpinned the success of Casterton’s all breeds heifer sale on Thursday.
Tom and Lizzy Baker have spent a lot of time sourcing the best possible genetics, travelling to studs in South Africa, the United States, and Canada.
The Brook family’s Eloora Shorthorn stud, Cavendish, is reaping the rewards of increased time and financial investment during the past 30 years.
Stan Walker places emphasis on female genetics in his stud, which led him to establish it with cows and heifers before he looked at bulls.
Tim Hayes, Tarcombe Herefords and Poll Herefords, is not afraid of change, incorporating Charolais cattle into his operation, and phasing out Horned Herefords.
DROUGHT in 2005 and 2006 took its toll on Murrabah Salers, Tocumwal, NSW, forcing the Randall family to move to Warrnambool, to manage a large Angus stud in the western districts of Victoria.
ANGUS cattle have always been the breed of choice at High Spa Angus, ever since the Mobbs family bought their Daylesford property back in 1965.
JAN and Geoff Coghill, Ke Warra Poll Herefords, Moorooduc, participated in the Royal Melbourne Show for the first time last year, and won grand champion bull with one of the two bulls they entered in the competition.