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11 Aug 2015

Cows and calves top $1750 in smaller AuctionsPlus offering

Numbers dropped back in another week dominated by young breeders in Friday’s AuctionsPlus cattle sales. Listings totalled 5347 head, back... View Article



28 Jul 2015

WAGYU F1s CRACK 600c/kg LIVE

At Friday’s (July 24) AuctionsPlus sale Wagyu F1 steers cracked the 600c/kg live barrier and broke the Australian record for... View Article



27 Jul 2015

LANDLINE HIGHLIGHTS EXTRAORDINARY WAGYU GROWTH

In the Markets Reports section of ABC television’s Landline on Sunday July 26, presenter Kerry Lonergan observed…. “..an industry veteran... View Article



27 Jul 2015

VALE – ADRIAN DE BRUIN

Tributes are flowing for Wagyu pioneer and prominent South Australian business identity Adrian de Bruin, who died suddenly while walking... View Article



27 Jul 2015

BONE UP ON BREEDPLAN – SPECIAL WEBINAR SERIES

In August 2015 the Southern Beef Technology Service (SBTS) which provides the Wagyu Technical Services will be running a webinar... View Article



27 Jul 2015

AGM & MORE IN ARMIDALE IN NOVEMBER

Members are invited to attend the AGM and associated activities at Armidale, NSW, on November 16 and 17. The 2015... View Article



27 Jul 2015

FUNDING GRANTS FOR WOMEN IN THE AGRICULTURE SECTOR

In 2015 Women & Leadership Australia is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across all... View Article



27 Jul 2015

WAGYU BREAKS RECORD THREE WEEKS IN A ROW

For the third week in a row on AuctionsPlus, F1 Wagyu steers broke the national per kilogram live weight steer... View Article



22 Jul 2015

RED HOT RESULTS FOR WAGYU ON AUCTIONSLUS

Beef Central investigates why the record auction prices are being paid for a breed which, in the past, is rarely... View Article



17 Jul 2015

FIRST CROSS WAGYU WEANERS HIT $1350

A line of 72 Wagyu first cross (F1) weaner steers aged 9-10 months and averaging 242.4 kgs sold for 557c/kg... View Article



17 Jul 2015

WAGYU DEMAND DRIVES REGISTRATION BOOST

The Australian Wagyu Association registered 7535 new calves in 2014, up 13% on the 2103 figure and the best year... View Article



12 Jul 2015

Vacancy: Technical Services Manager

The Australian Wagyu Association is rapidly developing advanced genetic and genomic technologies to accelerate genetic improvement in the breed.  We... View Article



28 Jun 2015

WORLD WAGYU CONGRESS

Seven countries attended the inaugural meeting of the World Wagyu Congress on 8th May to establish an international Wagyu fellowship.... View Article



28 Jun 2015

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING NOVEMBER 16

The Australian Wagyu Association’s 2015 AGM is at Armidale, NSW. MONDAY NOVEMBER 16 AWA members are invited to attend the... View Article



28 Jun 2015

AMERICAN CONFERENCE IN FLORIDA

WAGYU eNEWS June 2015 Australian Wagyu breeders are welcome to attend the Annual American Wagyu Conference this year at Ocala,... View Article



28 Jun 2015

WAGYU FEMALES AVERAGE $11,560 AUD IN TEXAS

Twenty Fullblood Wagyu females sold to $US13,000 and averaged $US8687 ($11,560 AUD) while 13 Fullblood bulls sold to $US15,000 and... View Article



21 May 2015

WORLD WAGYU CONFERENCE OUTSTANDING SUCCESS

The World Wagyu Conference conducted by the Australian Wagyu Association at the Mercure Capricorn resort at Yeppoon, Qld from May... View Article



21 May 2015

WAGYU GENETICS IN DEMAND AT CONFERENCE SALE

Fullblood Wagyu bulls sold to $9000 and females to $8500 while a package of six female sexed embryos made $11,000... View Article



21 May 2015

WAGYU INDUSTRY PUMPS $66,403 INTO FLYING DOCTORS

A generous Wagyu industry raised $66,403 at a charity auction for the Royal Flying Doctor Service during the World Wagyu... View Article



21 May 2015

EYE OPENING POST CONFERENCE TOUR

The five host properties in the Pride of Australia Wagyu Outback Tour following the conference put on outstanding and varied... View Article



21 May 2015

WAGYU CATTLE PRODUCERS IN NEW WORLD ECONOMY

Wagyu cattle producers like their chances in a new world economy Australian Wagyu cattle producers say they are in an... View Article



18 May 2015

WAGYU TAKES ITS PREMIUM PLACE

AACO has long conjured up images of sprawling outback stations and big herds of cattle, but today the company’s revenue... View Article



18 May 2015

HORNERYS SEIZE WAGYU OPPORTUNITIES

It has been a talking point for years. The enormous gates, decorated with giant cactus cut-outs and emblazoned with the... View Article



18 May 2015

CHEWING THE FAT FROM WAGYU CATTLE

Chewing the fat from Wagyu cattle an export boon for New South Wales couple Wagyu beef aficionados wax lyrical about... View Article



2 May 2015

Introducing the Wagyu Breeding Guide

We are delighted to introduce the new Wagyu Breeding Guide. This Breeding Guide is a result of three years’ solid work... View Article



23 Apr 2015

Wagyu occupy significant place within Australian feedlot industry

The importance of the Wagyu sector A recent industry profile of Australia’s Top 25 Lotfeeders clearly shows how important the... View Article



20 Apr 2015

WORLD WAGYU CONFERENCE & TOUR PROGRAMS

The World Wagyu Conference and Tour programs are now available. Over 300 Australian and international guests are converging on the... View Article



20 Apr 2015

Wagyu EBVs to boost production

NEW estimated breeding values (EBVs) within the Australian Wagyu herd will see unprecedented production growth within the next five years.... View Article



20 Apr 2015

Growing interest in Wagyu cattle

THE importance of genetics and understanding the potential of the breed were topics discussed during a Wagyu Performance Field Day... View Article



1 Apr 2015

JBS LOOKING FOR WAGYU & CEO TALKS UP GENETIC GAIN

ABC Rural spoke to a JBS buyer and the Wagyu Association’s CEO at a field day in the Hunter Valley... View Article