Murray Grey News

Vale Bill Bruce

2011

Life member William Andrew Robert Bruce 21.7.1926 – 3.2.2011 died on Thursday 3rd February aged 84yrs. Leaving home at 13yrs of age so younger siblings could have his bed, he started work on Bungaree sheep station learning how to crutch, shear and maintain stock and plants in general. After lying about his age he enlisted...


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Murray Grey steers and heifers perform in Sydney Royal Beef Challenge

2011

In the inaugural year of the Sydney Royal Beef challenge, Murray Grey cross steers by registered Ondiong bred sires proved themselves to be formidable competition. Bred and exhibited by the Malone Family from Moree, northern NSW teams were entered as pens of six steer and or heifers. Judging on the hoof, saw Malone pens of...


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Bull from the west reigns supreme in Sydney

2011

For the second year in a row a bull from Western Australia has won Grand Champion Murray Grey bull at the Sydney Royal Easter Show, with Willawa Greys Ernest E16 taking out the title, along with winning the Best Murray Grey Exhibit of the show. The same bull was the Supreme Exhibit at the 2010...


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Wallawong steers lead the way at Sydney

2011

Murray Greys once again proved the consistency of the breed to produce quality carcase animals at the 2011 Sydney Royal Easter Show, with Murray Grey steers winning Champion Middleweight steer, Champion Middleweight carcase, four Virtual Taste Test class winners, three 1st place carcases, two silver medals, one bronze medal and 3rd place in the coveted...


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Fantastic support for Murray Grey Youth

2011

With a revamped format, the fundraising activities for the Murray Grey Youth during the 2011 Woodbourn Murray Grey Youth Ambassador Awards and the National Show & Sale drew unbridled support from the greater Murray Grey community, with a total of $11,100 being raised. This money will go a long way to continue the growth of...


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Murray Grey future in good hands

2011

In a repeat from 2010 another young South Australian Murray Grey breeder has been named the 2011 Woodbourn Murray Grey Youth Ambassador. In her second year as a participant, Jessie Thomson, Gumeracha, SA has added another feather to her cap by winning the Senior Award. The 2011 Woodbourn Ambassador Award had fifteen young Murray Grey...


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Wallawong Optimum Steer/Ideal Carcase Open Day success

2011

Wallawong Murray Greys hosted a successful Optimum Steer/ideal Carcase Open Day welcoming around 40 people from as far as Blayney, Gravesend, Muswellbrook, Gloucester and throughout the North West to ‘Marriot Park’ at Curlewis. The producers travelled to learn more about breeding and assessing steers for carcase traits and utilized 16 Murray Grey steers being prepared...


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National Show and Sale reaches $9,000

2011

Following a favourable season and increased prices in the saleyards, the 2011 National Show and Sale saw a boost in average prices and the clearance of lots offered for sale. Twenty one bulls were sold to an average of $4,190, with an 81% clearance. Thirty females sold to an average of $3,400, with a 91%...


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Gippsland’s best on display at Farm World

2011

This year’s Farm World, held at Lardner Park, West Gippsland, was once again attended by the Gippsland Murray Grey Breeders. Held over four days in March, Farm World is one of Victoria’s biggest agricultural events, attracting around 650 exhibitors and 55,000 visitors. Each year the Gippsland Group presents a display that is second to none,...


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Board election results and executive positions

2011

As per Rule 30.(2) of the Constitution the results of the 2010 Director Elections were announced at the Annual General Meeting on the 6th of April 2011. The MGBCS therefore declares the following to be the duly elected Directors on the MGBCS Board: – Tasmania: Gail Menegon – Victoria: Howard Woodall – Western Australia: Richard...


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