“I have founded a new Black Simmental stud using Webb Black genetics in the NSW southern highlands.
I have purchased two bulls and 10 heifers, which were either AIed or naturally joined.
I was fascinated by what Phil Webb was…
“I run 600 Droughtmaster and Brahman cows, producing everything from weaners straight off the cows to feeder steers and the Jap Ox market.
The market was paying 20c/kg for black-coated cattle and this convinced me to use a black bull.…
“Many of our clients are reporting excellent results by using Black Simmental and Sim Angus bulls, producing calves with more muscle and weight.
Our clients mainly target the weaner, domestic supermarket or 400-500kg feedlot steer markets.
The Black Simmental calves…
“The Angus-Simmental calf, like a first-cross Merino, has a bigger body-fame. It’s a larger beast with more capacity and carcass, giving a greater return on investment through cents per kilogram.
Everyone wants more bang for their buck but you must…
Kisandra Natural Beef is owned and run by Steve and Rebecca Marriott in Gippsland, Victoria.
They use Webb Black Simmental bulls over Angus-Friesian and Hereford-Friesian cross cows, turning off vealers at 10-12 months of age.
“The Australian Simmental is…