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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

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 for our Spring Sale on 26th August 2015. Continue reading

Carcass and fertility in demand at 2013 Wirruna spring sale

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 commercial bidders. Continue reading