7th September 2023

Trent Bridge Wagyu



After 16 years of selling our bulls privately, we have made the decision to take the bulls to market. As the volume of bulls and clients has grown, we have found it increasingly difficult to allocate our bulls fairly, so have made the logical decision to move to a public sale.

By cataloguing the far largest run of Wagyu sires to go to market, we are hoping to give our existing and new customers a wide choice of bulls at commercial rates.

We are very proud of the line-up of yearling bulls we have for sale this year, with over 100 of our sale bulls in the top 10% of the breed for the F1 Terminal Index. The average marble score for our sale bulls is a massive 1.95 – meaning that our bulls average in the top 12% of the breed for marble score. At the same time, we are also focused on growth traits, and this crop of bulls has an average carcase weight EBV in the top 25%. With this very strong balance between elite marbling and strong carcase traits, we believe this is the best lineup of bulls we have presented to date.

All our bulls are tested and ready to work. They are freeze branded and have received a full treatment schedule, including testing for pesti virus, treatment with pesti-gaurd, vibrio vax, selenium LA, 7 in 1.

Whether you are looking for extremely high marbling bulls with moderate growth for the F1 market or high-growth bulls for more maternal traits, then we have the bull for you.


Thursday 7 September, 1 pm (AEST)

Sale day and inspections will be held at our property ‘Bambi’ 1953 Aberfoyle Road, Aberfoyle (next door to ‘Trent Bridge’). The live auction will take place in the ‘Bambi’ woolshed from 1 pm (AEST) interfaced with AuctionsPlus.  Online bidding will be active and running simultaneously with the live auction.



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  • EBVs are derived using Wagyu Single Step BREEDPLAN technology developed independently by the Animal Genetics and Breeding Unit (AGBU), using the information contained within the AWA database.
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  • Prefectural content is based on the estimation of prefectural origin from Japanese breeding records of 201 foundation sires and 168 foundation dams.  As genotype-based parent verification is not used in Japan, and full Japanese registration certificates are not available for all foundation animals, exact prefectural composition for these sires and dams cannot be validated.
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