Murray Grey News

Making changes at Ballyvaughan

November 15, 2021

With the current climate summit being held in Glasgow there is plenty of discussion regarding sustainable agriculture and how it can be the solution for climate change and not the problem. Our property “Ballyvaughan” in the Clare Valley SA has had to face many challenges over the past five years with well below average rainfall...


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Green Triangle Murray Greys Sale Report

November 12, 2021

There was plenty of interest from three states in the offering at the Green Triangle Murray Grey sale on Wednesday at Western Flat. During the auction, 17 bulls sold of the 26 offered by studs Arki and Beeamma for an average $5147 and sale high of $9000. The top price was paid by repeat client...


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Greys Excel at Lindsay

November 12, 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 $11240, 12 Stud heifers recorded a top price of $4500, to average $3750 and...


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Top of the Range Sale 2021

November 12, 2021

Oilskins, hat protectors and gumboots were the order of the day, but a solid and healthy demand throughout the quality 2021 catalogue saw bright, sunny smiles abound at the Glen Innes saleyards. The Top Of The Range MG sale is conducted by the New England MG Breed Promotion group with agents, Colin Say & Co...


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South Australian Breed Promotion Group

November 12, 2021

Our Annual Murray Grey weekend held on January 15th to 17th 2021 in the Clare Valley region, show casing different things in the area. We started on Friday 15th with a Pizza and drinks at Scobie lane retreat (82 Scobie Rd, Armagh) Which was lovely and thanks to Katrina and Steve Sanders, opening up their...


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Premier Sale Results

October 28, 2021

Premier Murray Grey sale hits $18,000 top for elite WA unit Hannah Powe – Queensland Country Life October 19th 2021 COMPILING genetics from leading Murray Grey producers from across the country, the Premier Murray Grey sale was hosted online via AuctionsPlus on Saturday. In all, 45 of 54 stud lots were sold by the end...


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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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