Murray Grey News

Life Membership – Ian & Anne Burnside

June 11, 2021

It was a great privilege to recently announce Life Membership for Ian & Anne Burnside of Cratloe Murray Greys on the 24th May 2021.   Ian & Anne have been members of the Murray Grey Beef Cattle Society for 43 years and have always been great supporters of the breed.   National Show & Sale...

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Monterey Winter Sale Report

June 8, 2021

The final bull sale of the season in WA, the Monterey Winter bull Sale, posted excellent results for the Buller family and the Monterey team. The well presented team of 61 Murray Grey and Angus bulls meet spirited buying support from return and new buyer from throughout the State along with Interstate competition. A very...

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Lew Smit, a pioneer of the modern beef industry

June 1, 2021

Lew had farming in his genes and gained much cattle knowledge from his father who was the second person to bring Murray Grey breeding cattle into WA in 1963 from Mervyn Gadd at Wodonga, Victoria. In 1974, shortly after his father Peter died, Lew and his now-late wife Rowan — along with Lew’s mother, Anne...

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Sydney Show 2021 – Murray Grey

May 30, 2021

Written by Andrew Norris, The Land Murray Grey champions Judge: Tim Bayliss, Ray White Livestock agent, Dorrigo. Number: 22 head   Junior and Grand Champion Female and best exhibit: Maefair Misti Q24, Maefair Murray Greys, Turramurra. Reserve: Carsview Kelly Q21, Carrsview Murray Greys, Woodside, SA. Junior and Grand Champion bull: Maefair Quirindi, Maefair Murray Greys....

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Greys Excel at Lindsay

May 28, 2021

A highly successful day for Lindsay Murray Greys, concluded with record sale averages reflecting a season of unprecedented commercial prices across all sections of the industry. In summary of the sale 25/29 bulls sold to a top of $20000, to average $12 Stud heifers recorded a top price of $4500, to average $3750 and 36...

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Woodbourn Sale

May 27, 2021

Written by KAROLIN MACGREGOR, Tasmanian Country Huge demand from five different states saw a complete clearance at this week’s Woodbourn Murray Grey sale and pushed average prices to a new stud record. A large crowd turned out for the Wallace family’s 42nd on farm sale, which was also interfaced with AuctionsPlus. This year an increased...

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Achmea 54th Murray Grey National Show & Sale Results

May 26, 2021

Written by Stephen Burns, The Land. The Achmea 54th Murray Grey National Show and Sale was held on AuctionsPlus when 47 lots were offered during the multi-vendor sale which included vendors across the country. Females were in most demand with 23 sold from 34 offered for a top price of $9500: while four bulls sold...

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Vale – Lewis Smit

April 26, 2021

Life Member, Lewis Smit of Kojonup WA passed away peacefully on Friday 23rd April 2021 at Springhaven Lodge, Kojonup. The Murray Grey Society sends its deepest condolences to family and friends during this sad time. Lew was an hononary life member of the Murray Grey Beef Cattle Society from 1987 and served as a board...

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