Yearly Archive: 2016

Cattle game a mighty passion for Harris

October 17, 2016

JACINTA BOLSENBROEK Courtesy Farm Weekly FROM a young age 19-year-old Boyup Brook farmer Harris Thompson had been passionate about the cattle industry. “My parents offered me a Charolais cow of my own at four years old,” he said. “But at four I decided I wanted to have my own stud and I wanted it to...


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Vale, Alan Stewart John Upton

October 12, 2016

Vale Alan Upton, Newhaven Park Murray Grey stud. One of the founding Murray Grey studs in Australia. UPTON, Alan Stewart John Died peacefully at Macquarie Care Centre, Bathurst on 3rd October 2016. Aged 89 years. Much loved husband of Marilyn, dearly loved father and father-in-law of John & Soo, David & Els, Shelley & Peter,...


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Golden moment for Murray Greys in interbreed success

October 11, 2016

BY CATHERINE MILLER COURTESY STOCK JOURNAL The Murray Grey breed made history in their golden anniversary showing at the Royal Adelaide Show, winning the coveted all breed grand champion pair for the first time. All five interbreed judges had the two animals – a magnificent two and a half year old cow, Prairie Falls Kirrabel with twin heifer calves, and eye-appealing 28-month-old...


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Results – 2016 Royal Perth Show

September 27, 2016

Class 215 – Female born between 1/7/15 and 31/12/15 1st – T & V Giles – Willawa Greys Little Miss L56   Class 216 – Female born between 1/4/15 and 30/6/15 1st – A,A & H Thompson – Mighty Lavender 2nd – A,A & H Thompson – Mighty Lolita L13 3rd – AG & JC...


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Murray Grey heifer exceeds expectations

September 27, 2016

Laura Griffin Courtesy Stock & Land Melinda Kent, Kentsie Murray Greys, Labertouche, knew she had a handy heifer, but she did not expect it would top the breed at the Royal Melbourne Show. Ms Kent showed for 28 years and then had three years away to concentrate on a new small business and herd expansion....


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Purebred Murray Grey Champion Carcase at New England Beef Fest

September 27, 2016

New England Beef Fest 2016 Champion Carcass awarded to – “Purebred” Glenview Murray Grey Steer (sired by Sixpence Park Gusto). New England Beef Fest was held in Armidale Sep 2016. Glenview Turbo came 3rd in the lightweight hoof, 1st in the lightweight hook competitions and won overall CHAMPION CARCASS from the 41 purebred & crossbred...


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Wet weather blessing for market but testing for spring seedstock sales

September 27, 2016

Lucy Ziesemer Courtesy QLD Country Life While a wet start to spring has been welcomed wholeheartedly across Queensland vendors at the Grey Advantage bull sale in Roma on Monday were wishing the most recent rainfall bands had held off a few days. The sale reached an average price of $5375 with 16 of 28 bulls sold...


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