Abundant season – the drought is but a distant memory at Wirrabilla

With all the feed currently in the paddocks, it’s easy to forget just how horrendous the conditions were just over 12 months ago - at the end of 2019 and the beginning on 2020. For us the summer of 2019/20 was by far the worst [...]

By |2021-03-06T09:54:13+00:00March 6th, 2021|Angus, Fleckvieh, News|0 Comments

Make hay (……….and silage) while the sun shines

This stock pile should feed some mouths for a while………… There’s nothing like the pain of a recent drought to motivate the making of hay and silage when you get a good season. Our determination at Wirrabilla to store as much feed as possible in [...]

By |2021-03-06T13:41:12+00:00November 11th, 2020|Angus, Fleckvieh, News|0 Comments

Current bulls – 2020

  The rain is falling at last and the bulls are looking a million dollars. If it wasn't for the pandemic wreaking havoc across the globe, everything would be right in the world. Contact Guy Martin on 0427622404 if you would like to [...]

By |2020-05-03T01:26:02+00:00May 1st, 2020|News|0 Comments

The drought – ‘Altjira’ Gunning February 2020

Early February 2020 got pretty tough – we thought it couldn't get any tougher, after the most severe 12 months we’d ever seen in our time at ‘Altjira’ Gunning. Farming can be a cruel game when you’re desperate for rain. We had a few extra [...]

By |2020-05-03T01:12:00+00:00February 10th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Aiming for good calves even in the tough seasons

Despite the tough conditions our calves in early autumn 2019 are holding their condition well. We’re focused on producing good functional cattle that perform above average in the difficult as well as the plentiful seasons. At the end of the day the beef cattle business [...]

By |2019-07-22T11:02:19+00:00March 22nd, 2019|News, Sales|0 Comments

Fleckvieh/Angus ideal for high end butcher market

With uncertain seasonal conditions looming in February 2018, Wirrabilla Fleckvieh & Angus made the decision to sell the majority of its commercial Spring drop calves off their mothers, to Hardwicks cattle feeding operation at Cootamundra. The entire line - both steers and heifers, went to [...]

By |2019-07-22T07:50:33+00:00June 25th, 2018|News, Sales|0 Comments

Spectacular Performance in Beef Spectacular Feedback Trial

First-time entrants set the benchmark * Wirrabilla Fleckvieh/Angus steer was the highest scoring individual steer out of 600 steers trialled * Wirrabilla Fleckvieh/Angus team placed equal 8th out of 120 Out of the 600 steers entered in the competition, the highest scoring individual steer was [...]

By |2017-05-26T04:33:34+00:00February 14th, 2017|Angus, Fleckvieh, News|0 Comments
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