Murray Grey News

Successful farm day for North Eastern Murray Grey Breed Promotion Group

2012

The newly formed North Eastern Murray Grey Breed Promotion Group held another successful farm day. Liam Cardile from BeefXcel, Holbrook explained to the group how progressive breeders are using independent structural assessment and ultra sound technologies along with Breedplan to improve the quality their herds. Liam is a breed accredited structural assessor and scanner. The...


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Top prices for commercial Murray Greys at Corryong

2012

It was an early Christmas present for commercial Murray Grey breeders at the Corryong store sale in the lead up to Christmas, with large crowds lining up during the auction of commercial Murray Grey cattle. Buddy Alekna from Khancoban, VIC, purchased Murray Grey cows and calves for $1150 during the sale, pictured with Peter Sutherland....


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Understanding GeneProb results

2011

The GeneProb analysis interrogates the pedigree of each animal and calculates the probability that the animal is a carrier for each genetic condition from the known DNA information of their ancestors. For example, if an animal’s dam had been tested free of the genetic condition but the sire was a known carrier, the animal would...


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Commercial Murray Greys make $1150 at Warrnambool

2011

In an extraordinary sale at Warnambool on November 25 two lanes of 138 mixed-age Murray Grey cows and calves we were under the hammer to one buyer for $1150 for the lot. They were sold by Brett McKenna, Yarrambah and purchased by Damien Minogue, Rodwells Leongatha for S&K Hogan, Woodside. They were bought for breeding,...


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Murray grey steer raises $13,500 for charity

2011

2011 has seen the auction of the 4th Wagga RSL Club Willians Hill School Charity Steer, donated by the Wagga RSL Club make a whopping $13,500. This Murray Grey steer was the Reserve Champion heavy weight steer at the Wagga Wagga Show, weighing in at 495Kg. The steer then went up for auction at the...


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Cattle Council’s Rising Champion

2011

Former Murray Grey Youth Ambassador Ian McConnell has been named the Cattle Council’s Rising Champion to represent young Australia beef producers at the International Livestock Congress and Western Stock Show in Denver Colorado in January 2012. The Murray Grey breed was well represented at this year’s awards with Lauchie Cole, part of the Woodbounr Murray...


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Woodbourn hosts successful ‘Closer to Your Clients’ day

2011

Woodbourn Murray Grey and Angus Stud, Cressy TAS, hosted what can only be described as a successful practical field day. Presented by the Southern Beef Technology Services (SBTS) team, this was the first time a field day of its kind has been conducted by the SBTS team in Tasmania. One hundred and twenty beef breeders...


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Eminent start to Murray Grey Northern Bull Sale

2011

Spirited bidding has seen a strong start for the Murray Grey Northern Bull Sale, Roma QLD. Murray Grey Beef Cattle Society Ltd President, Rob Walker opened the sale by encouraging potential buyers to bid up on the quality bulls on offer. This sentiment was reiterated by auctioneer Geoff Maslen who commented on the great draft...


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Grey wash in Perth Hoof and Hook

2011

Long time supporter of the Perth Royal trade sale and consistent top price buyer Rocco Iannolo, Rocco’s Meat Brokers, secured the sale’s $3600, top price calf. Fittingly, the 405kg Murray Grey – Hereford Heifer, scanning 5mm P8 fat and exhibited by John Barber and Lone Chorley, was also awarded Supreme Trade Exhibit, Grand Champion Led...


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Tullibardine cruises to victory

2011

There was no red bull but like Sebastian Vettel, Alastair and Jenny Murray’s Tullibardine Formula One F54 is a champion. The soft-coated silver son of Tullibardine Civil claimed pole position and took the chequered flag to win Junior and Grand Champion Murray Grey bull and Supreme Murray Grey Exhibit in a breed showing of 31...


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