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Maybenup and Ardcairnie Angus Stud Sold

17 November, 2020

The farm was sold at auction by Elders Real Estate on Friday 23 October 2020 to a syndicate of three local farmers.  The Ardcairnie Angus stud has also been sold to a Western Australian beef producer – more information on the sale of the animals and the future of the stud will follow in due…

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Ardcairnie Angus Stud for Sale

31 August, 2020

After much thought, Jim and Pam McGregor have decided 2021 is the time to move on to the next stage of their lives. The last bull sale under their ownership will be held on Tuesday 2nd February, 2021. The land will be auctioned on Friday 23rd October 2020 with settlement at the end of February…

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Bulls, Heifers and a Pet Calf!

18 August, 2020

The cattle are all looking well so supplementary feeding has stopped apart from a little hay for the cow AI mob.  There’s one ‘pet’ calf who is currently grazing the fenced orchard.  That’s her in the photo enjoying her morning (and afternoon) milk and pellets. The last four bulls have all been sold – one…

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Calving continues

22 June, 2020

Calving continues at Ardcairnie Angus with all the heifers now calved and about 40 cows to still produce their little ones by mid-July.  Numbers of males and females fluctuates (as always) and in the end, there’s usually fairly equal numbers. Feeding of all six mobs has continued – hay for the cows and calves, pellets…

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Ardcairnie Angus May Musings

10 May, 2020

The latest edition of the Ardcairnie Angus newsletter, May Musings has been published. The newsletter has some stories about recent events at Ardcairnie, including a photo of the dam shown here with more much more water in than shown here. Click here to download.

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May calving update

4 May, 2020

Mid-April to early July is calving time on Maybenup. The heifers start three weeks before the main cow mob to give these youngsters that wee bit extra time to have their calf, feed it, keep growing themselves and are fit enough to fall pregnant again.  There’s been (as usual) a couple of hiccups and there’s…

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2020 Calving Has Started!

13 April, 2020

Calving is well and truly underway at Ardcairnie Angus.  The P heifers, born in 2018, were due to start calving on 12th April 2020 but as invariably happens, some new mum’s decided to start early! The photo is of proud mum P3 with her daughter Ardcairnie Quest R11 in the Lowden paddock, born on 6th…

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Cattle and farm work – February and early March 2020

22 March, 2020

We semen re-tested and morphology assessed the six bulls and they didn’t pass so they will now head elsewhere than any breeding paddocks! The P heifers (who will start calving on 12th April) have been given their booster vaccination of Ultravac 7 in 1; the Q heifers have been given the first of two vaccinations…

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Bulls available

9 March, 2020

Following our bull sale on 5th February 2020, four more bulls have been sold (including one to a new buyer who bought one on sale day and decided he needed another one) and three removed from the list so there are currently now 29 bulls available when and if required. For the “Reducing Catalogue 9th…

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Vale W450

21 January, 2020

Ardcairnie’s oldest cow – and our pet – W450 – died last month.  She was a bit arthritic but doggedly followed the mob. Born out of our usual calving time in late 2000, and from a dam we couldn’t find, Jim became her dam!  He gave her a degree of affection to compensate for her…

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Jim & Pam McGregor

P: +61 8 98 310 401

M: +61 417 942 326

E: maybenup@bigpond.com

 

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Our stud is located on Maybenup at 22327 Albany Highway just south of the town of Kojonup in the Great Southern of Western Australia, approximately 240kms south of Perth.

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