We’re always hearing about ag technologies that could offer exciting benefits to our business. But we’re often left wondering about their practicality & cost-benefit. MLA has set up a demonstration site at Carwoola to test some of these technologies in a true commercial setting.Read More
If cow-calf producers want to have a prosperous future, they will need to make some major changes. The sooner they take the first step, the sooner they will reach their destination. I will review 10 steps required to get on the right road. These steps are not difficult – but they will require a paradigm shift.Read More
The results from the 2020 Colin Say & Co. Trade Carcase Competition are in – Champion Trade Carcase was an Angus cross steer sired by Trio Ultimate M121! He also went on to be awarded the Virtual Taste Test Champion.Read More
We’ve just had 30 ET calves arrive home. It’s always an exciting time, as these calves represent the top end of our breeding program. It’s a rather long & expensive process to get them to this point, starting in early 2018 when we took four elite cows to Holbrook to flush.Read More
Two weeks ago a Field Day was held at Wilmot Cattle Co., Ebor titled ‘Grazing in Extremes’. Around 400 people attended & by all reports it was an excellent event. Unfortunately we couldn’t make it, but there was a great summary on the NSW Country Hour that we highly recommend tuning in to. Speakers included Jim Gerrish, Dr Christine Jones & Stuart Austin.Read More
Are you looking to add an exceptional sire to your program? We’ve decided to offer Millah Murrah Maestro for private sale as a 3.5yr old. We purchased him in 2017, for an Australian yearling record price of $50,000. Although we love his progeny its time for us to move on to new genetics & we’d love to find Maestro a new home where he’s top genetics can be utilised.Read More
Now that there have been some good falls about, with at least enough to grow some grass and add a bit to a very dry profile, the question is – what should we do now?
It’s apparent from the jump in stock prices that the green grass fever has started to impact the market. However, its important to take a deep breath in gratitude for the rain received and pausing to monitor and plan the reaction, will pay dividends.Read More
Following Matts recent trip to the Running Stream BlazeAid Camp, we decided to put together a ‘Fencing Tutorial’ video. The aim was to help the volunteers with their tieing off, knots & straining skills. Its been well received & already watched by close to 200 volunteers.Read More
We were excited to have Trio Angus featured on Page 4 of the most recent HMI Magazine. We were contacted after the editor heard about our work with Dick Richardson and the new grazing strategies we’ve been implementing.Read More
Early weaning is definitely one of the more frequent topics for discussion among producers. Its an important strategy that can be used to successfully care for cows and ensure calf growth can be maintained. However, it does require some planning and has to be done with a daily focus. There are no shortcuts!Read More
We’re always looking for new ways to improve labour efficiencies on our farm. We came across the Optiweigh system & thought it had both labour, time & convenience advantages to offer.Read More
We’ve just added another new stud sire to our team! We’re very excited to have been able to secure Lot 9. Ardrossan Holbrook N329, at the Ardrossan Angus Bull Sale last week.
This bull has an exceptional set of data & complete new genetics for our breeding program. He is currently one of the highest marbling bulls in the breed, with an IMF of +4.7.Read More
A new stud sire has arrived at Trio Angus! We recently purchased Waitara General N87 from Steve & Amity Chase, Trangie. He ticks plenty of boxes with a low birth weight, average mature size & big EMA, along with a pedigree that will introduce some exciting new genetics to our herd.Read More
An interesting article written by Terry McCosker from RCS -‘There is always a cost in a drought. The difficult thing is to restrict the cost to a financial one. However frequently, due to lack of a solid drought plan, there is a cost to the land, the livestock and the people in the business, on top of a financial loss’.Read More
Hot dry conditions have meant a challenging year for pinkeye, with some local mobs unfortunately experiencing high disease levels in not just young stock but cow and bull mobs. Where some have traditionally regarded pinkeye as a self-limiting process, with little intervention needed; no-one can ignore that occurrence and severity appears to be increasing, and prevention and treatment strategies are needed to avoid serious production and sale value losses.Read More
Spring joining is now well underway in the local district. During this time regular monitoring of your bulls is paramount.Read More
The beef industry will change more in the next 10 years than it has in the last 50 years. We’re in good shape. Our breed is well thought of. We have wonderful programs.
Joe Hampton, American Angus Association President