Philip’s family began farming back in the 1960s in the Yea region of Victoria.
He founded Webb Black Simmentals in 2006 at Glenburn to provide commercial bulls to the beef industry and a selection of elite females.
The stud was founded with a purchase of frozen embryos from the Butcher family’s Gateway herd in the US.
Philip has pursued a successful real estate career while growing the Webb Black stud herd to more than 500 pure and grade Black Simmentals.
For the past 30 years Duncan has managed the Ashwood Park Charolais stud and commercial beef enterprise.
He is a committee member of the Royal Agricultural Society in Victoria and has won 13 grand champion carcass competitions and interbreed championships at the Royal Adelaide and Melbourne shows, plus topping the Yea weaner sales for nine years in a row with cattle he has prepared.