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R224b

Lot 1 - Texas BONUS R224(AI)

 Bonus x Performer
 Scrotal cm
 Weight kgs
 ADG kgs/day
 
 
 e030a Grand Dam Texas PRIDE E30 

Q309

Lot 2 - Texas MOE Q309(AI)

 Moe x Total grand son
 Scrotal 42cm
 Weight 968kgs
 ADG 1.27kgs/day
 Top 10% 200, DOC, , CEDT, CWT, AB$, DOM$, HGR$
  
 

Q455

Lot 3 - Texas BEAST MODE Q455(AI)

 Beast Mode x 458N
 Scrotal 40cm
 Weight 938kgs
 ADG 1.30kgs/day
 Top 10% 200, 400, 600, DOC, DOM$, HGS$
  
 

Top Gun b

Lot 6 - Texas TOP GUN R66(AI)

 Maverick x Berkley
 Scrotal 41cm
 Weight 702kgs
 ADG 1.24kgs/day
 Top 5% CED, CEDT, CWT, AB$, DOM$, HGR$
 Top 10% GL, 400, SS, EMA, IMF, HGS$
 
 z183a Grand Dam Texas UNDINE Z183

Iceman Final

Lot 7 - Texas ICEMAN R725(AI)(ET)

 Maverick x E10
 Scrotal 42cm
 Weight 730kgs
 ADG 1.45kgs/day
 Top 1% 400, CWT, HGS$
 Top 5% 200, 600, EMA, AB$
 Top 10% CED, GL, RMP
 
 H647 Dam Texas UNDINE H647 

Q711 -Lot 8a

Lot 8 - Texas QUINELLA Q711(AI)(ET)

 Beast Mode x E10
 Scrotal 43cm
 Weight 928kgs
 ADG 1.28kgs/day
 Top 1% 200, 400, 600, AB$, DOM$, HGS$
 Top 2% CWT, HGR$
 Top 10% CED, SS,
 
 H647 Dam Texas UNDINE H647 

Q720

Lot 9 - Texas BEAST MODE Q720(AI)(ET)

 Beast Mode x 458N
 Scrotal 41cm
 Weight 958kgs
 ADG 1.33kgs/day
 Top 1% 200, 400, 600, CWT, HGS$
 Top 10% SS, DOC, NFI, AB$, DOM$, HGR$
 
 G561A Dam Texas UNDINE G561

Q303

Lot 10 - Texas ASHLAND Q303(AI)

 Ashland x H176
 Scrotal 40cm
 Weight 880kgs
 ADG 1.15kgs/day
 Top 1% 200, 400, 600, CWT, EMA, all Indexes
  
 

Q393

Lot 12 - Texas ASHLAND Q393(AI)

 Ashland x Hector
 Scrotal 42cm
 Weight 952kgs
 ADG 1.29kgs/day
 Top 1% 200, 400, 600, CWT, EMA, RBY
 Top 10% AB$, DOM$, HGS$
  
 

Q701A

Lot 13 - Texas MOE Q701(AI)(ET)

 Moe x Total
 Scrotal 46cm
 Weight kgs
 ADG 1.27kgs/day
 Top 10% 200, DTC, SS, DOC, EMA, AB$, HGS$
 
 
 H629 Dam Texas UNDINE H629

Q718

Lot 14 - Texas MOE Q718(AI)(ET)

 Moe x Total
 Scrotal 45cm
 Weight 830kgs
 ADG 1.14kgs/day
 Top 5% SS, DOC, HGS$
 Top 10% 200, 600, DTC, EMA, HGR$
 
 
 H629 Dam Texas UNDINE H629

Q456

Lot 15 - Texas MOE Q456(AI)(ET)

 Moe x 450
 Scrotal 41cm
 Weight 958kgs
 ADG 1.28kgs/day
 Top 10% DOC
 
 
 J602C Dam Texas TOQUE J602

Q203

Lot 16 - Texas MT KAPUTAR Q203(AI)

 M100 x Tour of Duty
 Scrotal 42cm
 Weight 914kgs
 ADG 1.17kgs/day
 Top 1% CED, GL
 Top 10% CEDT, BW,SS, RMP, RBY, AB$, DOM$, HGS$
 Top 10% CED, SS,
 
 e030a Grand Dam Texas PRIDE E30 

Q246

Lot 18 - Texas MT KAPUTAR Q246(AI)

 M100 x H9
 Scrotal 40cm
 Weight 1,032kgs
 ADG 1.35kgs/day
 Top 1% CEDT, 200, 400, 600, CWT, all Indexes
 Top 10% GL, SS
  
 

Q253

Lot 19 - Texas KORPORAL Q253(AI)

 K508 x H9
 Scrotal 42cm
 Weight 974kgs
 ADG 1.27kgs/day
 Top 1% 400, 600, CWT
 Top 10% gl, all Indexes
  
 
 D35 2016 Grand Dam Texas TOQUE D35

R767a

Lot 22 - Texas REMMINGTON R767(AI)(ET)

 Maverick x Tour of Duty
 Scrotal cm
 Weight kgs
 ADG kgs/day
 Top 5% 400, 600, CWT
 Top 10% HGS$
 
 
 e030a Grand Dam Texas PRIDE E30 

Q245

Lot 23 - Texas DRIVE Q245 (AI)

 Drive x H176
 Scrotal 45cm
 Weight 1,024kgs
 ADG 1.34kgs/day
 Top 10% 200, 400, 600, SS, EMA, RBY, DOM$, HS$
 
 
 
  

Q495

Lot 29 - Texas HANDYMAN Q495 (AI)

 Handyman x A2
 Scrotal 40cm
 Weight 938kgs
 ADG 1.28kgs/day
 Top 10% 200, 400, 600, CWT, RBY, AB$, HGR$, HS$
 
 
 
 

Q702 - Lot 30

Lot 30 - Texas QATAR Q702(AI)(ET)

 J474 x 450
 Scrotal 44cm
 Weight 1,068kgs
 ADG 1.42kgs/day
 Top 1% 600
 Top 5% 200, 400, CWT
 Top 10% SS, IMF
  
 J605A Dam Texas TOQUE J605

R614A

Lot 31 - Texas WINGMAN R714(AI)(ET)

 Maverick x Berkley
 Scrotal 45cm
 Weight 780kgs
 ADG 1.45kgs/day
 Top 5% 200, 400, 600, SS, CWT & ALL INDEXES
 
 
 z183a Grand Dam Texas UNDINE Z183

R724A

Lot 32 - Texas NEED FOR SPEED R724(AI)(ET)

 Maverick x 450
 Scrotal 42cm
 Weight 758kgs
 ADG 1.51kgs/day
 Top 1% 200, 400, 600, CWT
  
 J602C Dam Texas TOQUE J602

R719

Lot 34 - Texas KORPORAL R719(AI)(ET)

 K508 x 450
 Scrotal 42cm
 Weight 804kgs
 ADG 1.60kgs/day
 Top 5% 400, 600, CWT
  
 J602C Dam Texas TOQUE J602

R700

Lot 35 - Texas MOE R700(AI)(ET)

 Moe x 458N
 Scrotal 40cm
 Weight 814kgs
 ADG 1.46kgs/day
 Top 10% 400, 600, DOC, EMA, AB$, DOM$, HGR$, HGS$
  
 G561A Dam Texas UNDINE G561

R710

Lot 36 - Texas MOE R710(AI)(ET)

 Moe x 458N
 Scrotal 39cm
 Weight 746kgs
 ADG 1.36kgs/day
 Top 10% DOC
  
 G561A Dam Texas UNDINE G561

R720

Lot 37 - Texas JESTER R720(AI)(ET)

 Maverick x 450
 Scrotal 39cm
 Weight 656kgs
 ADG 1.29kgs/day
 
  
 J602C Dam Texas TOQUE J602

R726

Lot 38 - Texas VIPER R726(AI)(ET)

 Maverick x 450
 Scrotal 39cm
 Weight 670kgs
 ADG 1.33kgs/day
 Top 10% 200, 400, 600, CWT, IMF, 
  
 J602C Dam Texas TOQUE J602

R716

Lot 41 - Texas MOE R716(AI)(ET)

 Moe x 458N
 Scrotal 40cm
 Weight 720kgs
 ADG 1.42kgs/day
 Top 5% DOC
  

R709

Lot 43 - Texas SLIDER R709(AI)(ET)

 Maverick x Earnan
 Scrotal 40cm
 Weight 882kgs
 ADG 1.63kgs/day
 Top 1% 200, 400, 600, CWT
 Top 15% IMF
  
 J623B Dam Texas UNDINE J623(AI)(ET)

R702

Lot 45 - Texas KORPORAL R702(AI)(ET)

 K508 x 450
 Scrotal 41cm
 Weight 794kgs
 ADG 1.43kgs/day
 Top 10% GL & CWT
  
 J602C Dam Texas TOQUE J602

Q712

Lot 48 - Texas BEAST MODE Q712(AI)(ET)

 Beast Mode x E10
 Scrotal 44cm
 Weight 984kgs
 ADG 1.36kgs/day
 Top 1% 200, 400, 600, SS, CWT, AB$, DOM$, HGR$, HGS$
 
 H647 Dam Texas UNDINE H647 

Q377

Lot 53 - Texas BEAST MODE Q377(AI)(ET)

 Beast Mode x 450
 Scrotal 41cm
 Weight 1,006kgs
 ADG 1.34kgs/day
 Top 5% 200, 400, 600
 
  
 J605A Dam Texas TOQUE J605

Q457

Lot 54 - Texas BEAST MODE Q457(AI)(ET)

 Beast Mode x 450
 Scrotal 42cm
 Weight 982kgs
 ADG 1.36kgs/day
 Top 1% 200, 400, 600
 Top 10% CWT, HS$
  
 J605A Dam Texas TOQUE J605

Q257a

Lot 55 - Texas MOUNTAIN MAN Q257(AI)

 K2 x H9
 Scrotal 45cm
 Weight 952kgs
 ADG 1.24kgs/day
 Top 1% SS
 Top 5% 200, 400, 600, RMP, All Indexes
 Top 10% GL, CWT
  
 

Q262a

Lot 56 - Texas MOUNTAIN MAN Q262(AI)

 K2 x Proceed
 Scrotal 41cm
 Weight 872kgs
 ADG 1.14kgs/day
 Top 10% 400, 600, SS, EMA, RIB, AB$, DOM$, HGS$
  
 

Q460

Lot 57 - Texas BEAST MODE Q460(AI)(ET)

 Beast Mode x 450
 Scrotal 41cm
 Weight 958kgs
 ADG 1.33kgs/day
 Top 5% 200, 400, 600
 Top 10% CEDT, CWT, HS$
  
 J605A Dam Texas TOQUE J605

Q570C

Lot 58 - Texas BEAST MODE Q570(AI)(ET)

 Beast Mode x 450
 Scrotal 40cm
 Weight 938kgs
 ADG 1.29kgs/day
 Top 5% 200, 400, 600
 Top 10% CEDT, CWT, HS$
  
 J605A Dam Texas TOQUE J605

Q299

Lot 59 - Texas MOUNTAIN MAN Q299(AI)

 K2 x Sandman
 Scrotal 41cm
 Weight 888kgs
 ADG 1.16kgs/day
 Top 10% 400, SS, RMP
  

Q302

Lot 65 - Texas MOE Q302(AI)

 Moe x K2
 Scrotal 39cm
 Weight 860kgs
 ADG 1.13kgs/day
 Top 10% 400, 600, AB$, DOM$, HGR$, HGS$
  

Q398b

 

Lot 67 - Texas MOE Q398(AI) 
Moe x K508
 Scrotal 39cm
 Weight 864kgs
 ADG 1.17kgs/day
 Top 10% 400, 600, DOC, CWT, EMA, AB$, DOM$, HGR$, HGS$
  

Q736

Lot 68 - Texas ASHLAND Q736(AI)(ET)

 Ashland x 450
 Scrotal 40cm
 Weight 1,020kgs
 ADG 1.39kgs/day
 Top 10% 600, EMA, RBY, HGS$
  

 J602C Dam Texas TOQUE J602

Q388

Lot 72 - Texas INVESTMENT Q388(AI)

 Investment x Proceed
 Scrotal 42cm
 Weight 910kgs
 ADG 1.23kgs/day
 Top 10% 600, EMA, RBY, HGS$
  

R69

Lot 79 - Texas COUGAR R69(AI)

 Maverick x Total
 Scrotal 40cm
 Weight 628kgs
 ADG 1.11kgs/day
 Top 10% GL, SS
 
 
 H629 Dam Texas UNDINE H629

R50

Lot 82 - Texas RAY BAN R50

 Intensity son x Hector
 Scrotal 40cm
 Weight 764kgs
 ADG 1.37kgs/day
 Top 10% 200, 400, 600, NFI
  

R084

Lot 90 - Texas GLOBAL R84(AI)

 Global x B26
 Scrotal 40cm
 Weight 726kgs
 ADG 1.31kgs/day
 Top 5% RMP
  

R62

Lot 94 - Texas KATAPULT R62

 Katapult x Replay
 Scrotal 43cm
 Weight 746kgs
 ADG 1.31kgs/day
 Top 10% CED, GL, MK, SS, HGS$
  

R51

Lot 95 - Texas STUD MUFFIN R51(AI)

 H220x 458N
 Scrotal 41cm
 Weight 752kgs
 ADG 1.31kgs/day
 Top 5% 400, 600
 Top 10% 200, DOC, CWT, NFI
  

Q330

Lot 103 - Texas BEST MODE Q330(AI)(ET)

 Beast Mode x E10
 Scrotal 42cm
 Weight 884kgs
 ADG 1.16kgs/day
 Top 1% 200, 400, 600 
 Top 10% CWT, AB$, DOM$, GR$, GS$ 
  
 
 H647 Dam Texas UNDINE H647 

Q725

Lot 104 - Texas BEST MODE Q725(AI)(ET)

 Beast Mode x Earnan
 Scrotal 40cm
 Weight 954kgs
 ADG 1.32kgs/day
 Top 1% 200, 400, 600 
 Top 10% CWT, AB$, DOM$, GR$, GS$ 
  
 
 J623B Dam Texas UNDINE J623(AI)(ET)

Q227

Lot 105 - Texas INVESTMENT Q227(AI)

 Investment x Tour of Duty
 Scrotal 41cm
 Weight 920kgs
 ADG 1.19kgs/day
 Top 10% 200, 400, 600, SS, CWT 
   
 

Q237

Lot 106 - Texas GENERATION Q237

 2100 Grand son x H9 (COMMERCIAL)
 Scrotal 42cm
 Weight 826kgs
 ADG 1.06kgs/day
 
   
 

Q276

Lot 107 - Texas KNOCKOUT Q276(AI)(ET)

 Beast Mode x E10
 Scrotal 43cm
 Weight 820kgs
 ADG 1.06kgs/day
 Top 10% 600 
 
  
 
H647 Dam Texas UNDINE H647 

Q600

Lot 109 - Texas MOSES Q600

 Moses x GPS

 Scrotal 40cm
 Weight 876kgs
 ADG 1.16kgs/day
 Top 5% FAT
 Top 10%CEDT, GL, DTC, HS$
 
  

Q461

Lot 111 - Texas HANDYMAN Q461

 Handyman x Handyman 

 Scrotal 44cm
 Weight 930kgs
 ADG 1.23kgs/day
 Top 10% 600, CWT, RBY, AB$, HGR$, HGS$
 
 
  

Q464 - Lot 112

Lot 112 - Texas HANDYMAN Q464

 Handyman x Earnan
 Scrotal 46cm
 Weight 902kgs
 ADG 1.24kgs/day
 Top 2% SS 
 Top 10% 600, DTC, CWT, AB$, HGR$, 
  
 

Q351 Lot  119

Lot 119 - Texas BEAST MODE Q351(AI)(ET)

 Beast Mode x 450
 Scrotal 40cm
 Weight 920kgs
 ADG 1.21kgs/day
 Top 5% 200, 400, 600 
 
 
 J605A Dam Texas TOQUE J605

Q642 - Lot 122

Lot 122 - Texas MOSES Q642

 Moses x Dynamite 
 Scrotal 41cm
 Weight 876kgs
 ADG 1.24kgs/day
 Top 5% FAT, HGS$
 Top 10% 200, 400, 600, SS, CWT, EMA, AB$, DOM$, HGR$
 
 

Q315

Lot 125 - Texas MOE Q315(AI)

 Moe x K508
 Scrotal 37cm
 Weight 850kgs
 ADG 1.11kgs/day
 Top 10% 400, 600, DOC, CWT, AB$, DOM$, HGR$, HGS$
 
 

Q343 Lot 126

Lot 126 - Texas MOE Q343(AI)(ET)

 Moe x 450
 Scrotal 40cm
 Weight 884kgs
 ADG 1.16kgs/day
 Top 10% DOC
 
 
 J602C Dam Texas TOQUE J602

Q709 - Lot 133

Lot 133 - Texas MOE Q709(AI)(ET)

 Moe x Total 
 Scrotal 40cm
 Weight 900kgs
 ADG 1.23kgs/day
 Top 10% 600, DOC, EMA, AB$, DOM$, HGR$, HGS$
 
 H629 Dam Texas UNDINE H629

Q357a

Lot 134 - Texas MOE Q357AI)(ET)

 Moe x 450
 Scrotal 40cm
 Weight 910kgs
 ADG 1.19kgs/day
 
 
 J602C Dam Texas TOQUE J605

Q728

Lot 135 - Texas ASHLAND Q728(AI)(ET)

 Ashland x 450
 Scrotal 42cm
 Weight 960kgs
 ADG 1.30kgs/day
 Top 5% 200, 400, 600
 Top 15% CWT
 
 J605A Dam Texas Toque J605

Q458

Lot 140 - Texas INTENSITY Q458

 Intensity Grandson COMMERCIAL
 Scrotal 40cm
 Weight 920kgs
 ADG 1.27kgs/day
 
 
 

Q500

Lot 141 - Texas KNOCKOUT Q500

 Knockout x  Total grandson
 Scrotal 42cm
 Weight 832kgs
 ADG 1.13kgs/day
 Top 10% SS
 
 

Q549 - Lot 142

Lot 142 - Texas KNOCKOUT Q549(AI)

 Knockout x Tour of Duty
 Scrotal 42cm
 Weight 900kgs
 ADG 1.23kgs/day
 Top 1% 200, 400, 600, CWT, RBY, AB$, DOM$, HGS$
 Top 5% EMA, NFI, HGR$ 
 
 z183a Grand Dam Texas UNDINE Z183

Q539

Lot 145 - Texas BEAST MODE Q539(AI)(ET)

 Beast Mode x 450
 Scrotal 38cm
 Weight 894kgs
 ADG kgs/day
 Top 10% 200, 400, 600
 
 

Q556

Lot 146 - Texas BEAST MODE Q556(AI)(ET)

 Beast Mode x 450
 Scrotal 40cm
 Weight 864kgs
 ADG 1.18kgs/day
 Top 10% 200, 600
 
 

Q512

Lot 148 - Texas ASHLAND Q512(AI)

 Ashland x  450
 Scrotal 41cm
 Weight 801kgs
 ADG 1.10kgs/day
 Top 10% 200, 400, 600, EMA
 
 

Q400

Lot 153 - Texas ASHLAND Q400(AI)

 Ashland x  E10
 Scrotal 41cm
 Weight 866kgs
 ADG 1.17kgs/day
 Top 1% 200, EMA, DOM$, HGS$
 Top 10% 400, 600, CWT, AB$, HGR$
 
 

Q611

Lot 155 - Texas MOSES Q611

 Moses x  Thunder
 Scrotal 40cm
 Weight 884kgs
 ADG 1.19kgs/day
 
 
 

Q487

Lot 160 - Texas KNOCKOUT Q487(AI)

 Knockout x  Complement
 Scrotal 40cm
 Weight 826kgs
 ADG 1.11kgs/day
 Top 10% CEDT, GL, FAT
 
 
 

Q373

Lot 163 - Texas MOE Q373(AI)

 Moe x  Total grandson
 Scrotal 39cm
 Weight 868kgs
 ADG 1.15kgs/day
 Top 10% DOC
 

R191a

Lot 170 - Texas GEDDES R191(AI)

 Geddes x  458N
 Scrotal cm
 Weight kgs
 ADG kgs/day
 Top 
 
 G561A Dam Texas UNDINE G561

R176

Lot 171 - Texas GEDDES R176(AI)

 Bonus x  Knockout
 Scrotal cm
 Weight kgs
 ADG kgs/day
 
 

R187

Lot 215 - Texas MAVERICK R187(AI)

 Maverick x H9
 Scrotal cm
 Weight kgs
 ADG kgs/day
 Top 
 
 

R196

Lot 216 - Texas BONUS R196(AI)

 Bonus x H633
 Scrotal cm
 Weight kgs
 ADG kgs/day
 
 
 

 

 Q309sml Maternal Brother sold $36,000 in 2021 Bull Sale

2022 Bull Sale 28th July 12pm

R767a

216 BULLS SELL 28TH JULY ON PROPERTY

OPEN DAY 7TH JULY 10-3PM

This year we have increased our sale darft by 20% or another 40 bulls to sell the largest draft of the history of Texas Angus - 216 bulls! As we always say the last bull is as good as the first bull if not better and this year Lot 216 is a cracker which shows the depth, consistency and qulaity of this years line up. We will be offering 30 Poss MAVERICK sons including ICEMAN flush brothers, remember MAVERICK is exclsuive only to Texas and these sons built like sherman tanks. We are the first stud in Australia to be offering large lines of Varilek GEDDES and Sydgen BONUS, the calving specialists that have PHENOTYPE, POWER, PERFORMANCE & PROFITABILITY.

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Texas Shines Again at 2021 Feeder and Carcase Trials across Australia

Beef Australia 2021 b Beef Australia 2021 a

We continue to bench mark our breeding program by competing in Australia's highly prestigious feeder and carcase trials against some of the best seedstock and commercial beef producers through out Australia. Last year, we ended up entering in 3 Feeder/Carcase trials including RAS Beef Challenge NSW, EKKA RNA Paddock to Palate QLD and Beef Australia's ANZ National Carcase Competition QLD with our drought born and weaned progeny. The sole reason for us entering these competitions is to access our data and see the comparisons of where our breeding program sits against not only Angus but all other breeds and crosses. This information, particularly the profit section is analysed and provides us direction in our breeding program.  For the first time Texas Angus entered the RNA Paddock to Palate and achieved results we never dreamed of, see below.

2021 RAS Beef Challenge - Wilga Feedlot NSW

After a year of hiatus, The Sydney Royal Beef Challenge was back and once again Texas Angus dominated the podium. Of the 8 championship broad ribbons on offer Texas Angus took home 5! Texas Angus was awarded the following

  • Champion 70 Day Domestic Pen
  • Reserve Champion 70 Day Domestic Pen
  • Champion Domestic 70 Day Individual
  • Reserve Champion 70 Day Individual
  • Champion 100 Day Export Pen
  • Highest Marbling Pen for Domestic & Export & Individual

Once again Texas Angus took out the profitability section of both the domestic and export section of competition which is our 6th consecutive year! We won the most profitable pen for Domestic Pen (1st, 2nd & 3rd) as well as taking out the daily weight gain of the individual section (1st, 2nd, 3rd). On top of this we also won the most profitable export pen and the eating quality of an export individual animal.

RAS 2021 Kids ribbons 1 RAS Ribbion 2021

(Lachie, Kate Cowan, Rosie & Will Mayne displaying this years placing in the Feeder/Carcase Trials)

We have always been focused on profitability in our breeding program and it's heartening to be rewarded with our 6th year of winning this all important section of the feeder carcase trial. We have always said every facet of the beef industry needs to make money whether it's the breeder, the backgrounder, the feeder, processor and at point of sale. So we believe it is paramount as a seedstock breeder we should be aiming for this in a breeding program and we have been working at this for quite some time!

RAS 2021 Steersa Champ Exp Pen 6

Grand Champion 100 Day Export Pen (Steers)

The Champion Texas Domestic 70 Day Pen was $1,851.29 more profitable than the lowest pen and $935.19 more profitable than the average pen. The most profitable animal (Texas heifer) was $928.33 more profitable than the lowest individual.  When you crunch the dollars you can see why genetics that can outperform in the feedlot are worth a lot of money to feedlotters especially with the margins of cattle prices and feed cost are eroding. Also our Champion Pen and Reserve Champion Pen had the highest marble score pen for the domestic competition. Our winning Champion Export Pen also proved to be super profitable $1,859.02 more profitable than the lowest pen of the competition. Both our Champion and Reserve Champion Domestic Pens had the highest marble score and our Champion Export Pen had the highest marbling pen and individual of the competition.

RAS 2021 Champ heifer Dom Pen 1 RAS 2021 Cham Dom Pen 2

Grand Champion 70Day Domestic Pen (Heifers)

2021 RNA Padock to Palate - EKKA Cecil Plains QLD

 RNA 2021 90A RNA 2021 90F

2nd placed steers in Class 40 RNA Paddock to Palate

Last year, was Texas Angus's first time entering the EKKA's RNA Paddock to Palate competition with 2 pens in Class 40 - 100 Day Export HGP Free Class. We scrapped the barrel and found 14 steers that just slipped in the weight range and really wasn't expecting anything special as these steers were weaned at 3 weeks of age during the drought!  But to be placed 2nd and 6th in the daily weight gain section at the field day against 203 steers which was a complete surprise for us and snagging a ribbon first up is apparently very unusual.  To miss the blue ribbon by 0.065kgs/day with our pen averaging 2.18kgs/day that was 0.8kgs/day more than the lowest pen or 0.33kgs/day greater than the average of the class. But to then to end up being placed to 2nd and 4th to the Champion Pen against was an incredible day for us.  We are hoping COVID doesn't cancel any of this year's presentations as we believe these very industry relevant events are an excellent avenue for like minded breeders to congregate and celebrate the success of breeders achievements.

RNA 2021 Ben RNA 2021 Varidels

Ben receiving our first ever Paddock to Palate ribbon placing 2nd in ADWG & Ben with the Varidel Family

It was icing on the cake to have clients such as the Varidel family who also were first time entrants, winning the eating quality section of Class 37 with Texas progeny and Aurelian Pastoral taking out the Champion Pen of Class 38!  

Beef Australia - 2021 ANZ National Beef Carcase Competition - Rockhampton QLD

Beef Aus 2021 Beef Australia 2021

Hayden Chappel, Mike MacCue, Ben & Ben Hiscox classing Beef Australia Steers

After our success in the 2018 Beef Australia Carcase trial we entered more pens last year and we were thrilled with our results.  Texas Angus had 2 pens that were the equal highest for marble score in the Grain Fed Export 300-420kg Class and this class is always the biggest and most highly competitive of Australia's largest Feeder and Carcase Competition and this result is certainly providing us our genetics that are the bottom end of our herd are performing extremely well against some of Australia's best producers around the country that can select their highest performing animals. They were competing against a class size of 285 animals.

We also had 2 pens in the Class 5 Grainfed Heavy Trade 260 - 340kgs that were equal second for the highest marble score out of 138 animals across that came from all over Australia. One of these pens placed 7th in their class just missing a ribbon.

Texas Sires Clean up 2022 Virbac Weaner Challenge - 7,000hd

With a record yarding of 7,000 hd at this year's Virbac Weaner Challenge at Tamworth Regional Livestock Exchange, it was an absolute thrill to see Texas Angus bulls siring 3 of the 4 winning pens. Texas clients, George and Ali Duddy of Hudson Framing, Willowtree, NSW took top honours with their outstanding Angus pen of steers winning overall champion pen. These steers were described by Peter Baldwin, the Judge and CEO of the Australian Livestock and Property Agents, as "an outstanding line and blue blood genetics" and condemned the Duddy's on "their selection of bulls". These wining steers were by a draft of bulls the Duddy family purchased at our 2020 Bull Sale with Ian Morgan of Ian Morgan Livestock.

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Not to be outshone, once again Texas Angus's long term client, Tony & Tanya Haling of Woolbrook NSW won the Champions heifer Pen and also the runner up heifer pen. It was the 8th year of the Virbac Weaner Challenge and the Halings have won the Overall Champion Pen for 4 years and runner up for 3 years and to see their names itched on the honour board at the Tamworth Regional Livestock Exchange is an absolute credit to their solid breeding program and continued selection of high growth Texas bulls!

It was humbling for Wendy, Hayden and Will to watch the success of both breeders considering the huge number and outstanding quality of this year's weaners and is a real credit to both families focused breeding programs. 

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The Duddy Campion Weaner Steers sold to $2,450/hd and their heifer pen sold to $2,330/d (2nd Top Price) while the Halings large draft of 7-9mth heifers sold for $2,330/hd (3rd Top Price)

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IT WAS WHAT DREAMS ARE OF - 2021 BULL & FEMALE SALE REPORT

To sell 295 lots of bulls and females in 24 hours was an ambitious idea and our decision not to video the single lots purely because we didn't have the "man power" was a gamble to say the least!  However, our 2 day marathon sale on the 29th and 30th July was one we will never forget and is what dreams are made of!  We never believed in our wildest dreams we would sell 295 bulls and females to average $17,954 let alone break the Angus top priced record with a 15 month old Maverick son, Texas ICEMAN R725, selling for an incredible $225,000. It's still unfathomable to think we would break the Australian Angus bull sale average record with 181/181 bulls selling for an incredible $20,967 average plus on top of that for ICEMAN to break the Australian All Breeds Yearling Bull Sale Record Price at 15 months of age that still stands today. 

Buyers came from every state of Australia except for NT and 33 bulls went into studs in WA, VIC, NSW, TAS, QLD & SA. 
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Macka's Black Australian Beef, Gloucester, NSW in partnership with Genetics Australia won the bidding war and paid $225,000 for Lot 7 Texas ICEMAN R725. This smashed the stud's previous record of $108,000 last year that was paid for Texas POWERPLAY P613. ICEMAN is sired by the highly sort after Poss Maverick (pictured above) whose genetics have been in huge demand around the world with a son recently topping the US 2021 bull price with a massive price tag of $1,242,235! ICEMAN's dam Texas UNDINE H647 needs no introduction being the dam of Texas POWERPLAY P613 and has now sold 19 sons for a whopping average of $36,000. All 9 Maverick sons were snapped up for an average of $50,000 and his 2 heifers averaged $31,500 in the female sale the following day. Texas TOP GUN R66 also a MAVERICK son and who sold as pick or pair with ICEMAN was sold for $55,000 to Mundarlo Angus (sight unseen pictured below) in conjunction with Worldwide Sires Australia, TOP GUN was a maternal brother to Texas EARNAN L612 who was sold for a sale record of $56,000 back in 2017. 

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The second top price was Lot 142 Texas QUALITY TIME Q549 (pictured above with Ben and Wendy) was sold for $58,000 to return stud client Little Meadows Angus, WA. The Golding family purchased last year's second top price Texas ASHLAND Q029 for $42,000 and were happy to return to add to their sire battery with another Texas bull. Quality Time Q549 is a Karoo Knockout son out of the very classy female Texas UNDINE L621. She is definitely proving her keep with her sons averaging $39,000 so far and earned her worth to enter the donor program. The equal third top price was for Texas MOE R700 (pic below) who sold for $55,000 to Prime Angus, VIC. Other studs that were in the mix included Onslow Angus, Nampara Angus, Monterary Angus, Medlyn Angus and Yerwal Angus to name a few.  While one of the biggest bulls of the sale was snapped up by Michael Smith of Woodenbong NSW for $54,000 and was purchased for his performance in growth rates, added frame and phenotype.  

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Both Queensland and NSW buyers battled it out for the majority of the bulls with the volume buyer being Fucheng Woodlands, Westmar QLD who took home 8 bulls. The genuine support from so many repeat buyers was humbling.  We are still were overwhelmed in having over 200 registered bidders and 900+ viewers through Elite Auctions for the bull sale day.  The Texas Program has been built around profitability, performance and having strong maternal lines that produce progeny that can survive and thrive in most environments where most Angus don't. They are continually identifying higher yielding more profitable genetic lines with added marbling that are the most efficient in the paddock and or in the feedlot converting grass or grain with the fastest weight gains that hit market specifications and produce a desirable eating experience. 

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The following day saw records tumble for the stud and buyers came from afar to purchase Texas females. Lot 26 Texas UNDINE M508 with an outstanding heifer calf at foot topped at $65,000 and 107 lots averaged $13,069 which is Angus Australia's second highest sale average ever. Texas Undine M508 was an outstanding female and being a flush sister to Texas MOUNT K2 ($45,000) and Texas MT KAPUTAR M100's ($44,000) attracted Boambee Angus, NSW and instantly fell in love with her as soon as they laid eyes on her.  The Duncan Family put together a lovely draft of 7 young females for an average $20,300. The full sister to Texas UNDINE M508, Lot 74 Texas UNDINE M533 sold for $30,000 to Merit Farms, NSW.

 
 

Equal second top price was knocked down for $45,000 for Lot 41 Texas UNDINE M113 that sold with a classy heifer at foot to Tony Rutter, NSW. Mr Rutter purchased 3 cows for this donor program for an average of $28,000. An eighteen month old GAR Ashland daughter, Lot 53 Texas UNDINE Q258, sold to Don McRae for $45,000 which also added to his total of 5 females for the day. The yearling heifers were in hot demand with 5 averaging $22,200.  Lot 107 Texas Toque R220 (pictured above), the first Sydgen Bonus progeny to sell in Australia, was sold to Moorunga Angus, VIC for $34,000. Moorunga Angus went on secure 11 females for their Victorian stud for an average of $18,500.

It was worth noting the 13 year old, Lot 27 Texas TOQUE D035 sold with an outstanding Varilek Geddes bull calf at foot sold for $28,000 to repeat buyer client Danny Andrews, NSW and also Lot 43 Texas OMNIA F204 with a cracking bull calf was also snapped up a King Island breeder Rob Skipworth for also $28,000.

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Ben, Wendy & Hayden would like to sincerely thank Bailey Gardner, Sam Parish, GTSM, BJA, ELA, Bovine Breeders, Danni MacCue Photography, Apex Warialda, Falls Transport, Winwave Communication, Studstock Sales, The Land Newspaper for all their contributions to make the 2 day sales so successful.

To see the sale video of the bull sale CLICK HERE and the female sale CLICK HERE. These videos were produced by Danni MacCue Photography

For The LAND article click below.  

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It is unfathomable to think we would break the Australian Angus bull sale average record with 181/181 bulls selling for an incredible $20,967 average plus on top of that breaking the Australian All Breeds Bull Sale Record Price for a 15 months and younger yearling bull which still stands today. 

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