Murray Grey News

Eumundi Beef & Baranbali Farm Feature in QantasLink Spirit

July 26, 2017

Courtesy QantasLink Spirit Magazine Baranbali Farm Where: Conondale Friday afternoon is a busy time for Yvonne Ellis at Baranbali Farm, as it’s when locals and visitors come to pick up supplies of organic meat from the farm shop. A former nurse who grew up on a dairy farm in Ireland, Yvonne greets each visitor as...


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Delving into genetic spreads

July 19, 2017

By Lucy Ziesemer Courtesy North QLD Register Annika Whale Annika Whale began Double A Cattle Company two years ago, at just 21 years old, after spending many years on the show circuit with Murray Greys throughout her childhood. Based at Glen William, in the Hunter Valley, NSW, Miss Whale said she was studying to become...


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ARCBA Young Breeders Workshop

July 19, 2017

Courtesy QLD Country Life ALMOST 50 young seedstock producers from across Australia have gathered in Brisbane for a three day conference which sees them discuss controversial and vital topics in the industry and listen to key message from global speakers. The inaugural Australian Registered Cattle Breeders’ Association Young Breed Leaders Workshop concludes today with a conference on...


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Wallawong Murray Greys hit $10,000

July 19, 2017

By Ruth Schwager Courtesy The Land BULLS reached a high of $10,000 and females topped at $3250 twice at the 20th annual Wallawong carcase quality sale at “Marriot Park”, Gunnedah on July 13. Nineteen of the 23 Murray Grey bulls offered by the James family sold for an average of $5421 and nine females averaged $2361. Repeat...


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SBTS TechTalk – The Importance of Performance Recording your cattle

July 7, 2017

The saying “You only get out of something what you put into it” is particularly true of performance recording for genetic evaluation purposes. While it is possible for animals which have little or no performance data recorded to have EBVs, this TechTalk explains the benefits of recording as much trait information on your animals as...


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Murray Grey X Limousin the Champion Farmfest steer

June 29, 2017

By Helen Walker Excerpt courtesy QCL Warwick district cattleman, Ben Drain, Ascot Cattle Company, certainly had his work cut out when he officiated in the Farmfest Led Steer and Heifer competition. With $8000 and prizes up for grabs, and 171 quality steers and heifers to judge, it was the 16 month-old Murray Grey/ Limousin steer...


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Wallawong Murray Greys for top carcase qualities

June 23, 2017

Courtesy Goondiwindi Argus Wallawong Murray Grey clients have confirmed the stud’s reputation for producing elite carcases, scoring another big win by taking out champion unled carcase for the third year in a row at 2017 Wingham Beef Week. Stud principals Lachlan and Kate James said there has been a surge of interest in their high growth and...


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Johne’s Disease and Farm Biosecurity

June 16, 2017

Biosecurity focus the way of the future for livestock producers The voluntary Johne’s Beef Assurance Score (J-BAS) has been developed to assist beef cattle producers in identifying the risk of Johne’s disease (JD) occurring in a herd. Transitional arrangements for J-BAS end on 1 July 2017 and cattle producers across Australia are urged to implement an on-farm...


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