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Upcoming Events 2014-2015

Maine-Anjou Beef Australia Members will be exhibiting cattle at the following events, why not go along and have a look at the quality cattle?

Yea Show 2014:

November 21-22: The 'Heifer Challenge' will commence from 6:30pm Friday November 21. Breed judging and interbreed Saturday November 22.

Stock & Land Beef Week 2015:

Maine Park (Knowsley, Central Victoria) Saturday 31 January

Chalon (Mt Gambier Showgrounds, Southern South Australia) Tuesday February 3

Wahroonga (Mt Gambier Showgrounds, Southern South Australia) Tuesday February 3

Morham Maine's (Finley, Southern New South Wales) Wednesday February 4

Seymour Alternative Farming Expo 2015:

February 20, 21 & 22 in the cattle pavilion at Seymour Showgrounds

Reserve Champion High School Steer 2014

A Maine-Anjou cross Shorthorn steer donated by Morham Maines to Finley High School has won Reserve Champion High School Steer on the hoof. The steer Blaze, 15 months old weighed in at 584kg. It is great to see Maine-Anjou steers placing at Royal shows against other top quality stock.  

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2014 Red Poll & Maine-Anjou Beef Australia Sale

The 2014 Red Poll and Maine-Anjou Beef Australia Sale was a huge success! All Maine-Anjou cattle sold at this sale with the top priced animal Lot 2, Chalon Huntington selling at $3,500. Eight quality 9-18 month old Maine-Anjou heifers were on offer and averaged $1,625 each. The two top priced heifers were purchased at $2,000, Lot 7 Ironbark Hyacinth and Lot 11 Maine Park Jane. Mature cows aged 3 to 10 years old sold on average at $2,350, the highest selling cows; Lot 3 Wattle Glen Jenny 6th and Lot 12 Chalon Freeda sold at $2,500 each. Maine Anjou cattle were purchased by six different buyers, including some new to the breed. Maine-Anjou Beef Australia congratulates both vendors and buyers.

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About Maine-Anjou Beef Australia Ltd

Maine-Anjou Beef Australia is a group of enthusiastic cattle breeders keen to promote the mainstream benefits of using Maine-Anjou beef cattle in Australian herds. This fast growing membership is a reflection of the benefits of breeding with Maine-Anjou beef cattle, a breed that is well recognised and widely used throughout the USA and Europe, especially in its home of France.

The strengths of this breed are many, however it will be the high quality of the meat, the temperament when managing or feedlotting and the feed efficiency when looking for a cost-effective converter of feed to weight that will attract the eye of the cattle producer willing to look outside the square.