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Excellent Spring Sale for 2017

It was a good day in the office for the Locke family at Wirruna Poll Herefords. The highest number of registered bidders, their highest top price achieved and their 2nd highest sale average. The $7,610 sale average was up $1,500 on the last two sales. The sires experienced high demand...
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Marbling & True Polled bulls in demand

The Wirruna Autumn Bull and female sale saw a similar average and clearance to that achieved the previous Spring. Especially pleasing was a new record price paid at Wirruna for the high marbling stud sire Wirruna Kalimna K326 shared by the Woods of Terraneil Poll Herefords, WA and the Bennetts...
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Understanding the Poll Gene

 Article by Ian Locke, Wirruna Poll Herefords, Holbrook “Finding a horned calf resulting from the joining of polled parents can sometimes be an unexpected and often unwanted surprise” Ian Locke of Wirruna Poll Herefords exclaimed.  “However, it is easily explained if we understand how the genetics of horns and polledness...
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Solid Spring 2016 Sale

The Wirruna sale experienced a strong vote of confidence from commercial buyers for the top end of bulls. Of note, the first 10 lots were sires used in the Wirruna program, and 9 of these went to commercial beef operations for an average of $10,000 clearly indicating that commercial beef...
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AuctionsPlus boosts Wirruna Autumn 2016 sale

Wirruna Autumn Bull & Female Sale –  Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 A large crowd including 61 registered bidders faced heat wave conditions and strong competition at the Wirruna Autumn Bull and Female sale on Wednesday, 9th March 2016.  Additionally for the first time at Wirruna, the Helmsman sale was interfaced...
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Spring 2015 sale reaches new high

Wirruna Spring Bull & Female Sale –  Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 Bouyant Beef market fundamentals and some useful showers of rains helped the Wirruna Spring Sale post a highest ever sale average of $7,671   There was some enthusiastic bidding from both new and long term Wirruna bull clients. Buyers commented...
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Beef Week Field Day – 27th July 2015

Take the opportunity to visit us on Monday 27th July 2015 when we open the gates for the Southern Beef Week Field Day. The day represents a great opportunity to inspect the Wirruna herd, discuss yours and our breeding program and preview the sale bulls and females that are programmed...
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Wirruna BullSELECT Workshop – 12th February 2014

his BullSELECT Workshop, presented by Southern Beef Technology Services (SBTS) and hosted by Wirruna Poll Herefords, educates beef producers about how to use the available tools to select the best bull to suit your enterprise. The bull purchase decision can have a major influence on your cattle herd for generations....
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Carcass and fertility in demand at 2013 Wirruna spring sale

August 29, 2013 NSW and Victorian beef producers chasing carcass and fertility helped underpin the Wirruna Poll Herefords spring bull and female sale this week, with prices topping at $11,000. Hosted on-property at Holbrook by the Locke family, the August 28 Helmsman sale drew more than 50 registered seedstock and...
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Wirruna Winter Newsletter

The last 12 months have been a very busy one for us all at Wirruna Poll Herefords. Both our Spring 2012 and Autumn 2013 sales were among our strongest ever results and I am hearing lots of good stories on how the bulls and sale breeders are performing in clients herds....
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