Murray Grey News

Mungatta tops Midlands Cattle Breeders’ Association sale at $11,500

March 13, 2019

By Jodie Rintoul & Kane Chatfield Courtesy Farm Weekly PRICES topped at $11,500 for a Mungatta Murray Grey bull at the 31st annual Midlands Cattle Breeders’ Association Gingin Bull Sale. A big crowd of buyers and onlookers again turned out to the purpose built yards at the Gingin Recreation Centre to welcome original and new...

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March 1, 2019

Thursday 28th Feb 2019 at Woodbourn, 390 Saundridge Rd, Cressy  A very successful field day was held at Woodbourn, Cressy, Tasmania on the 28th February, organised by the Tasmanian Murray Grey Group. Eighty cattle breeders of Murray Greys and many other breeds, attended the field day and were keenly interested in the what the speakers...

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Team Betts thrive in grey areas

February 28, 2019

By Kimberley Price Courtesy Capaspe News SAMANTHA and Ella Betts, Floodway Pass Murray Greys, Milloo, have found success at the recent Bendigo and Echuca-Moama shows. Floodway Pass Murray Greys is a joint venture between Samantha and her three-year-old daughter Ella, who simply loves looking after and showing the cattle. The duo have a small Murray...

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Carcase success for Tasmanian producers

February 26, 2019

By Linda Mantova Peter Moore has only entered cattle in carcase competitions on two occasions and both times has tasted success with his high performing Murray Grey steers. The commercial producer and his wife, Jean, run 60 purebred Murray Grey cows on their 85 hectare property, “Gateforth”, in the Black River region near Stanley in...

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42 Heifers on offer at Warrnambool

February 15, 2019

42 Murray Grey Heifers to be offered at South West Victorian Livestock Exchange Warrnambool store sale on the 22nd Feb at 10am. 2yo, well bred & well grown out, in excellent condition. Due to calve in April to Purebred Murray Grey Bulls. Contact Anthony Mahony Ph 0419 529 578

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New Zealand Youth Exchange

February 13, 2019

Emma Owen is the 2019 New Zealand Murray Grey Youth Exchange Recipient I first got into cattle when a local Charolais stud gave me a “Free Martin”. I fell in love with the calf and became hooked on the breed. (This calf came from the Silverstream Charolais stud. The Fisher family have been supportive and...

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Greys pay for Wenske

February 7, 2019

BY PAULA THOMPSON COURTESY STOCK JOURNAL WORKING with cattle has been a lifelong passion for Rosemary Wenske, and she has a soft spot for the Murray Grey breed. Mrs Wenske runs Murray Greys at a property at Mount Torrens that has been in her family since 1948. “When I was 2.5 years old, my father Wilbur...

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Ganado Murray Grey stud run alongside commercial operation

January 25, 2019

BY PETER SOMERVILLE Courtesy The Weekly Times RUNNING a stud and commercial crossbreeding operation side-by-side affords Courtney Hazeldene an insight into what clients demand from her calm natured Murray Greys. Across the two operations Ms Hazeldene runs 500 commercial and 150 stud Murray Grey cattle, on 1400 hectares of land around Newbridge, Laanecoorie, Lockwood and...

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13-year-old shows stud-cattle smarts

January 25, 2019

BY KAROLIN MACGREGOR Courtesy Tasmanian Country OSCAR Creese may have only been in the stud-cattle game for a few months but he knows exactly what he wants. The 13-year-old started his Symmons Plains Murray Grey stud in May this year. Since then he has successfully exhibited some of his cattle at shows and already has...

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