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Lock-down fails to restrain demand

The Locke & Hanna families were delighted with strong support at their Spring Bull & Female Sale held on 25th August 2021. “We knew the crowd numbers attending the sale would be severely curtailed by the COVID-19 lock-down restrictions,” Ian… Continue reading

Covid prepared at Wirruna

In the current COVID-19 circumstances with continuing travel restrictions, a very fluid situation around the Border Bubble rules and the obvious infectious nature of the Delta variant, The Locke & Hanna families at Wirruna Poll Herefords at Holbrook are resigned… Continue reading

Demand for Proven Genetics at Wirruna

Activity was strong across the board with demand for proven Wirruna sires and PTIC females. Lot 8 Wirruna Phil was sold for a sale record of $70,000 to Tarcombe Herefords and Quamby Plains Poll Herefords. There was significant stud activity… Continue reading

Wirruna Beef – Pre order now!

Wirruna Beef – Pre order now!

We are excited to offer Wirruna beef on the BBQ at this years Autumn Bull and Female Sale on the 10th March and the opportunity for clients to purchase boxes of Wirruna beef! Please… Continue reading

Whole Herd Genomics at Wirruna

  The utilization of Genomic technologies to determine the actual genes carried by livestock is now well accepted and leading seedstock breeders are using DNA for parent verification, to identify the existence of/or free from genetic diseases, and to better… Continue reading

On Farm Processing at Wirruna

The Locke family of Wirruna Poll Herefords at Holbrook are well established as a supplier of Poll Hereford genetics, well known for their level of performance recording of their beef genetics and their drive of improving various commercial traits that… Continue reading

Wirruna for Breed Leading Marbling

Wirruna Poll Herefords are well known for their level of performance recording of their beef genetics and their drive of improving various commercial traits that are required by beef producers and the beef market. One trait of importance is marbling,… Continue reading