Quality White Suffolk sires are the perfect match for Merino ewes in the Lyons family's prime lamb enterprise in the western districts of Victoria.
Feed conversion efficiency is a major driver of lamb production profitability, and two NSW White Suffolk studs have been working to measure the breed's success in the feedlot.
The Australian White Suffolk Association has made a stand to wipe out ovine brucellosis once and for all with membership of the association restricted to producers accredited under the national ovine brucellosis-free accreditation scheme.
The new Lambplan Terminal Carcase Production index will allow White Suffolk breeders to maximise genetic gains in growth and muscling while maintaining key eating quality traits.
Don Sundermann's legacy is in the stud he founded, the cattle he bred and his involvement with the Angus society locally, in Victoria and nationally.
Using Angus genetics in their crossbreeding operation has given Queensland beef producers Peter and Vicki Howard increased marketing options and improved carcase quality.
An investment in high-performing Angus genetics is paying dividends for the Harvey family, with their grass-fed steers consistently meeting the premium export market.
Being able to follow cattle through to the end user was the catalyst for a change in production at Kapunda, Armidale, NSW.