2019 in review

5 January, 2020

The challenging year that was 2018 continued through into 2019. An early start to rain came in March with an inch, then nearly an inch in April and half an inch in May. June with a bit over two inches, July with an inch and a half and August with a bit over two helped…

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Looking ahead to Tuesday 4th February 2020

4 December, 2019

Ardcairnie bulls are out through rigorous tests to ensure what we keep and what we offer for purchase at our Annual Bull Sale. There are jobs that still have been and will be done before the final selection.  Checking for any changes to the Genetic Condition Status continues, the 600 day weights and scans have…

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This challenging year

30 November, 2019

2019 has been (and is being!) a challenging year mainly due to lack of and timing of rainfalls.  We have secured pellets and hay to see us through to the 2020 break of season.  Our aim with our grazing management is to always leave some cover on the ground when each mob moves on to…

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Information on the world wide web

20 November, 2019

There’s such a lot of information available on the world wide web – overwhelming at times but there are some gems. Google ‘A Convenient Untruth’ and you will find an article published in “The Land”, an occasional magazine about land rights, Issue 24.  While you can read it on-line, you can also print off a…

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An Angus Cookery Book

10 October, 2019

In 1997, the World Angus Forum was held in Australia and a bunch of breeders across the country put together a recipe book to commemorate that event.  A former President of the Angus Society, John Young from Narrogin, suggested it would be a great idea to re-print that Cookery Book to help the celebrations of…

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2019 – Centenary of the Angus Society of Australia!

30 September, 2019

Special events have been held over the country to celebrate this milestone.  Angus was the Feature Breed at several shows including the Perth Royal.  The WA special event was held in Gingin on “Black Friday” 13th September with cattle in the yards, several excellent speakers and a great lunch. Past P{resident John Young from Narrogin…

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How We Do What We Do

16 September, 2019

An inquiry by email about how we do what we do resulted in Jim putting pen to paper:  We regard ourselves as grass farmers; we try to follow the principles of Holistic Management and have found their planned grazing principles probably the most powerful tool we have experienced in our farming life. We use beef cattle…

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2019 Bull Sale

9 September, 2019

Our 2019 sale was held on Tuesday 29 January. We catalogued 69 bulls from 22 sires, offering our buyers a wide choice to complement their herds. On sale day we penned 64 bulls; 37 sold to a top of $11,000 and an average of $5,905.  Some of the unsold catalogued bulls were totally withdrawn; six…

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Jim & Pam McGregor

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The Ardcairnie Angus stud has moved to Guilderton, north of Perth.  The remaining 2021 sale bulls have been re-located to Wokalup, near Harvey.  Inspections can be arranged by contacting us.

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