Murray Grey News

Murray Grey Photo Competition

September 22, 2017

One week left to get your entries in for the 2017 photo competition. Don’t miss your chance to win some great prizes, send your entries to mg@abri.une.edu.au


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Passing of meat industry identity

September 21, 2017

By Tim Robinson with Stephen Burns Courtesy The Land With the recent passing of Mike Traynor, the meat and livestock industry has lost one of it’s most influential persons: one who nurtured many to long and successful careers in stock and station agency, meat processing and the stud cattle industry. Michael Spencer Traynor who was...


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Trust the science and know your market, says Queensland’s top MSA supplier

September 20, 2017

By Shan Goodwin Courtesy Queensland Country Life KNOW the market well, trust the science and be continually open to learning. That’s the recipe Western Downs beef producer Kaylene Wonka has used to consistently achieve some of Queensland’s highest performing Meat Standards Australia results. Regularly talking to her cattle hasn’t hurt either, she says. It all goes...


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Steer sale for Black Dog

September 15, 2017

BY JODIE RINTOUL Courtesy Farm Weekly WAROONA cattle producers George and Daisey Brown, will help raise awareness of the Black Dog Ride when it offers up an outstanding Murray Grey steer at the Muchea Livestock Centre on Tuesday, September 26. The Browns will donate the proceeds of the steer to the organisation after they received...


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Pyengana Premium Meats junior partner an industry champion finalist

September 15, 2017

Courtesy Tasmanian Country A JUNIOR partner in a beef and prime-lamb family enterprise in the North-East is the state finalist in a national beef champion award. Darcy Nicklason, 24, is the Cattle Council of Australia’s state finalist for the Rising Beef Industry Champion award run by NAB Agribusiness. Mr Nicklason is a fifth-generation farmer who...


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From tragedy comes triumph: ‘Most outstanding beef producer’

September 15, 2017

By Julia Baker Courtesy Chincilla News AFTER tragically losing her husband, Kaylene Wonka was faced with running the couple’s cattle property alone while dealing with her grief. But after being named one of Queensland’s most outstanding beef producers, the future is looking bright for the Chinchilla grazier. “I needed this to turn things around for...


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Results – 2017 Royal Adelaide Show

September 14, 2017

Cat. No. Exhibitor Exhibit Result JUNIOR COW OR HEIFER Class 136 – Cow or Heifer, 10 months and under 14 months. 285 Bell, Crystal Prairie Falls Felicity M15 First 287 Eylward, Nigel & Gina Eylwarra Sands Mia M34 Second 289 Buick, G & K Arki Kate M59 Third 292 Vivian, Stephen Knockando Chanooka Chelsea (PB)...


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Results – 2017 Royal Toowoomba Show

September 14, 2017

BULL 15 months and under 18 months Kasandra Pedler – Steele Rudd Larrikin L6 1st JUNIOR CHAMPION MURRAY GREY BULL Kasandra Pedler – Steele Rudd Larrikin L6 GRAND CHAMPION MURRAY GREY BULL Kasandra Pedler – Steele Rudd Larrikin L6 FEMALE 6 months and under 12 months Kasandra Pedler – Aztec Downs Trouble 1st FEMALE 15...


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Results – 2017 Royal QLD Show

September 14, 2017

Cat. No. Exhibitor Exhibit Result JUNIOR HEIFER Class 265 – Heifer – 8 months and under 12 months 848 D G & S A Taylor Baroona Park Rose M10 First 844 Paul & Lyn Richards Rouchelle Goddess M111 Second 846 S & M Hansen Shell-Dee Sweet As Third Class 266 – Heifer – 12 months...


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Murray grey cattle first choice for King Country breeder

September 14, 2017

Courtesy NZ Farmer.co.nz Bringing a cold young lamb inside on a cold spring morning is a good excuse for a cold young farmer to take a break too. It has been a wet season on Mike Phillips’ Honikiwi farm about 15 mins northwest of Otorohanga. “The past month has been really busy and the weather’s...


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