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Excellent Eating Quality

5th July 2024
Article by Linda Mantoya first appeared in The Land, July 4, 2024. After success in the Meat Standards Australia (MSA) national chilled carcase assessment last year, St George beef producer, Cameron Smith, believes he is on the right track when it comes to his cross-breeding program. Mr. Smith run ... read more

Long History with Herefords

3rd July 2024
Article by Linda Mantoya first appeared in The Land, June 27, 2024. THREE generations of the Gallagher family have been producing quality Hereford cattle in the New England ranges for more than 50 years, and they don't have any plans to change. Greg and Irene Gallagher and their son, Perry, operat ... read more

2024 Herefords Australia National Sale - Mawarra Lamborghini T329

20th May 2024
Held at the Wodonga Exhibition Centre on May 16, the National sale drew 126 registered buyers from NSW, Victoria, South Australia, Queensland and Tasmania competing on the junior, intermediate and senior horned and polled bulls from 45 vendors.  The second top price of $34,000 was paid by Mark ... read more

2024 ALPA New South Wales Young Auctioneers

22nd March 2024
Matt was a finalist in the 2024 ALPA New South Wales Young Auctioneers. In the facebook video below you can see him selling at the Sydney Royal Easter Show today. Thank you to Nutrien Stud Stock NSW for the opportunity. Facebook Video ... read more

Amos Vale Herefords Secures Top Bull at Yarram Park's Annual Sale

12th February 2024
Amos Vale Hereford Stud has made a notable acquisition at Yarram Park's annual sale, held on Monday, February 12, 2024. The stud successfully secured the top-priced bull, Yarram Emperor T151, for $50,000, in a partnership with Newcomen Hereford Stud, Ensay. Yarram Emperor T151 has impressive ... read more

Amos Vale Herefords Client Achieves Top Honours in Queensland

9th January 2024
Amos Vale Herefords is proud to celebrate the remarkable success of our long-term client, Cameron Smith of New Kooroon Pastoral Pty Ltd, who recently won the prestigious title of Queensland's Most Outstanding Band 2 Producer at the 2023 Meat Standards Australia Excellence in Eating Quality Awards. ... read more

Amos Vale Herefords Acquires Australian Rights to Elite Bull, Glacier Mort 779

27th November 2023
Amos Vale Herefords, based in Northern NSW, has successfully secured the Australian semen rights to the highly regarded bull, Glacier Mort 779. This announcement was made public with warm congratulations from Silverstream Charolais. "We would like to congratulate the Campion family from Amos ... read more

39th Annual Amos-Vale Hereford Bull Sale

27th July 2023
The Campion family's Amos Vale Hereford stud at Pinkett sold bulls to a top of $30,000 on Thursday, recording an average of $11,981 for 27 of 28 sires offered. Commercial horned Hereford breeders Robert Reid and family from Howlong via Albury, Vic, went head to head with fellow Victorian, Leongatha ... read more

38th Annual Amos-Vale Hereford Bull Sale

28th July 2022
Buyers keen for classic horned Hereford bulls bid up big at the Amos Vale annual sale on Thursday.  The Campion family stud from Pinkett via Glen Innes recorded a record top price of $47,000 and an average of $15,347 for all 28 sires offered.  Yarram Park Hereford stud from Willaura, Vic ... read more

Yarram Lottery R143

14th February 2022
Purchased today for $50,000.  Thank you to Barry & Topsy Newcomen, Newcomen Herefords for once again partnering in the bull. We appreciate your support.  Described by many as the best bull since the mighty Unique bulls that have influenced the Hereford breed so much to come from the ... read more

37th Annual Amos-Vale Hereford Bull Sale

22nd July 2021
Amos Vale Herefords, Brooklington at Pinkett sold 26 of 27 bulls to a top of $21,000 at an average of $10,480 at their annual sale on Thursday, with all bulls kept in their yards while video screens presented each one walking and standing as they came up for auction. The technology made for a quick ... read more

Outstanding Hereford Maternal Herd

9th June 2021
Our Family, Our Story, Our Cattle, Our History & Our Future  We are honored to be able to supply some leading-edge Hereford Genetics right across the country… and we are just getting started.  Huge thanks to the BEST in the business Struan & Monika (studstocksales) and Dan ... read more

Hereford Bulls - Invest in Superior Genetics

1st June 2021
“Amos-Vale Striving for the Best” With good seasonal conditions and cattle prices at record highs that we have not seen before, we believe now more than ever is time to invest in superior genetically powerful Hereford Bulls to take your breeding enterprise to the next level and here at ... read more

Beef Australia 2021

10th May 2021
We exhibited at Beef Australia 2021 for the first time with 3 head. Amos-Vale Lioness Q026 Amos-Vale PR Royal Q046 Amos-Vale Hi Flyer Q004 Both heifers won their class and Amos-Vale Lioness was announced Junior Champion Heifer and Amos-Vale PR Royal Reserve Junior Champion Heifer. While Amo ... read more

Mawarra In House Q047

22nd March 2021
We are so excited to welcome In House to Amos Vale. Secured today for $20,000 in partnership with Newcomen Herefords. Really happy to team up with Barry who knows good cattle!! Cant wait for the future!! We thought we’d be paying a lot more but some you win. “Described by many as the b ... read more

Supreme Exhibit of the Guyra Show 2021

22nd February 2021
Amos Vale has went back to back with Supreme Exhibits of Guyra show, last year winning with a bull and this year a heifer, amazingly they were both out of the same cow. Firstly congratulations to Guyra for a wonderful Hereford Feature show and a great cattle show overall. Huge numbers especially He ... read more

Glen Innes Show 2021 Results

15th February 2021
Princess Poddy Dominates Herefords heifers. "As good as Hereford heifer as you will ever see. The type of heifer to take the breed forward" thanks to Hilary O’Leary for your glowing comments. What’s even better is there is multiple as good if not better heifers from her drop at home which fits ... read more

Yarram Lottery Q058

8th February 2021
Introducing Yarram Lottery Q058. Amos Vale has fortunately secured the record breaking top priced bull for an on property Yarram Park sale record today for a massive $40,000. The sale averaged a phenomenal $14,441 which is believed to be an Australian Hereford on property record average. We congr ... read more

Bred for Constitution and Longevity

25th January 2021
Sunday morning spent moving the bull calves. Really impressed with how they are coming along.Managed to grab a few quick snaps as well, makes it super easy when you breed cattle with style and presence.A few of our main points are bulls that are bred for constitution and longevity - check out the la ... read more

36th Annual Amos-Vale Hereford Bull Sale

24th July 2020
Thank you to all who attended our 36th Annual Amos Vale Bull Sale. A special thanks to all buyers and underbidders who made the sale a success.26/26 Bulls averaging $9538We topped $30,000 with Lot 5. Amos Vale Galloway P011. A stud record. 2nd top priced horned Hereford in Australia this year. Selli ... read more

Amos Vale Sale Draft 2020 Video

25th June 2020
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2020 Sale Draft Progress

9th June 2020
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2nd June 2020
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Newcomen Paris P057

19th March 2020
Buy the best and breed them better! The record breaking Newcomen bull heads to Amos Vale. Newcomen Paris P057 purchased today for $20,000 As described by Mark as one of the best bulls he’s seen in years we’re estatic to have Paris coming to Amos Vale. Incredible phenotype backed with super p ... read more

Guyra Show Results

24th February 2020
Amos Vale Great Western P001 1st in his class Junior champion Hereford bull Grand champion Hereford bull Supreme Junior Interbreed champion Supreme bull of the show Supreme cattle exhibit of the show Super happy with how he went, also put the Hereford breed where it belongs on top. Along ... read more

Yarram Park Storm P177

10th February 2020
Introducing Yarram Park Storm P177 Purchased today for $16,000. The Yarram program to us represents one of the strongest maternal programs in Australian Hereford genetics. After following there bull sales for the last 4 years this bull stood out. Our heifers represent the best genetics we have to ... read more

Show Bulls 2020

24th January 2020
Wow! It's green at last, although still short, at least the grass is green. Praying for good follow-up rains for the remainder of Summer and into Autumn. We are pretty happy with the way our show bulls are maturing into two exceptional and very exciting Stud Sire prospects. Both bulls are sired b ... read more

Tough Year

9th December 2019
The year has certainly been a tough one for us all and as we continue to battle through this devastating drought. Our thoughts and good wishes are with our fellow farming families. This year at Amos-Vale, we have seen the highs of winning Jnr Champion Hereford at Sydney Royal and conducting a suc ... read more

Feeding in the Drought

6th September 2019
Here at Amos Vale Herefords we are feeding 3 times a week on both properties. Things are desperate, but we have not had it as bad as some, we have been able to hang on to our breeding herd. Calving is in progress and our next goal is getting our cows back in calf. The constitution and doability o ... read more

Sydney Royal show winners bring bidding at Amos-Vale Herefords to $15,000

30th July 2019
This article originally appeared in The Land on 26th July 2019 by Jamie Brown Amos-Vale Hereford stud sold to a top of $15,000 on Thursday and averaged $5916 for 18 bulls from 22 offered, during their 52nd annual sale at Brooklington, Pinkett, east of Glen Innes. Repeat client and Hereford breeder ... read more

35th Annual Amos-Vale Hereford Bull Sale

25th July 2019
Thank you to all who attended our 35th Annual Amos Vale Bull Sale. A special thanks to all buyers and underbidders who made the sale a success. We had a good clearance rate in our adverse seasonal conditions. 19/22 Bulls averaging $5864 We topped $15,000 with Lot 4. Amos Vale Fairfield N028 It ... read more

Amos-Vale Falkland N042 by Devon Court Eclipse

4th July 2019
Junior Champion Sydney 2019 sells at lot 3Falkland continues to impress and he has caught the eye of many keen cattleman who believe he is one of the better Hereford bulls they’ve seen. Structurally faultless and phenotypically perfect, he combines tremendous length and depth of body with weight f ... read more

Herefords Australia National Show and Sale - Wodonga

10th May 2019
Amos Vale Introduces Glendan Park New Sensation N060 $25000 - Top priced horn bull Mawarra Glory N159 -$14000 We’ve searched through hundreds of bulls, multiple studs and these 2 totally stood out. A credit to Mawarra and Glendan Park for producing them! New Sensation 24 months 1074kg ... read more

Junior Champion Hereford Bull 2019

24th April 2019
Amos-Vale exhibited 2 bulls at The Sydney Royal Show, competing in the 18/19 month class with Amos-Vale Falkland N042 placing 1st and Amos-Vale Fairfield N028 3rd in a strong class, Amos-Vale Falkland then went on to become Junior Champion Hereford Bull. We are extremely proud of the success we ach ... read more

Junior Beef Cattle Judging

24th April 2019
Our son Matthew competed at The Sydney Royal Easter Show 2019 in the State Final of The Junior Beef Cattle Judging, he ended up coming 4th in a strong field of 28 State Finalists. Quite an achievement and well done Matthew. ... read more

This Australian Hereford stud gets it right, time after time

19th November 2018
What does it take to set up a successful Hereford cattle stud? Hard work, guts and determination? The right piece of land? Clever and meticulous attention to cattle breeding and genetics? Or is it just a nice combination of all of these? Certainly, behind Amos-Vale Herefords you will find a family ... read more

New Sire - Wallan Creek Victory Blend M020

12th September 2018
A bull that we hope will add extra power and performance to our breeding program, plus genetics we’ve never used. 1030kgs 134cm ema and only covered by 13 and 11 fats He should provide us with extra weight, do- ability, and length while being backed up with a strong pedigree. He’ll breed high ... read more

34th Annual Amos-Vale Hereford Bull Sale

27th July 2018
Thank you to all who attended our 34th Annual Amos Vale Bull Sale. A special thanks to all buyers and underbidders who made the sale a success. 20/21 Bulls averaging $6875 We topped $19,000 achieving a stud record. It was good to see a lot of bulls go to repeat clients which is a great testimon ... read more

Sire Purchase - Leeway Maximise

17th May 2018
It's with great excitement we welcome Leeway Maximise to Amos Vale Herefords 22 months old 1040Kgs - tremendous weight for age HUGE 137cm EMA Won his class Complete outcross genetics Purchased today at the Herefords Australia Wodonga National for $22,000, a bull that's the complete package. ... read more

Cootharaba Nolan and Thornleigh Jerry Sons

14th May 2018
Over the past few weeks we have shown you our stud sires with their sons in this years sale draft. Here is the remainder of the 2018 draft which are sired by Cootharaba Nolan and Thornleigh Jerry. We no longer have either of these sires, but both were sound and bred at Amos Vale until they were 12 a ... read more

Amos-Vale Emperor by Talbalba Storm

3rd May 2018
One of the stars in our 2018 Sale Draft is Amos-Vale Emperor M001 by Talbalba Storm. Emperor is an outstanding stud sire prospect who is very hard to fault, he has tremendous length and depth with great strength and carry through the spine and beautifully laid in through the shoulders, he is a rich ... read more

Amos Vale genetics at Heagneys

22nd April 2018
This afternoon we went and had a drive around with one of our long time Amos Vale clients. Ian Heagney showed us around his commercial hereford breeding operation on his two properties near Guyra. Ian’s late father started buying Amos Vale bulls when the stud was founded way back in 1967 and the F ... read more

Talbalba Flash Sons

17th April 2018
We will offer the first sons of Talbalba Flash at the Amos Vale sale on July 26th.   Flash was selected as a sire because he offered us an outcross of genetics for our breeding herd. He has certainly not disappointed us, he has bred big, powerful, robust bulls with loads of natural t ... read more

Talbalba Storm Sons

15th March 2018
At this years sale we will offer the first sons of Talbalba Storm. We are extremely happy with the way Storm has bred at Amos Vale. He consistently breeds long, deep bodied, well muscled, easy doing bulls that are structurally correct and beautifully balanced. They are good coloured and have a great ... read more

Devon Court Eclipse Sons

1st March 2018
A great bull producing great progeny, Devon Court Eclipse continues to excel as a sire at Amos Vale. At last years sale his 8 sons averaged $8100 and here he is pictured with 4 of his great sons that sell on July 26th. He continues to breed powerful young Bulls with great natural thickness, ideal m ... read more

2017 Summer at Amos Vale Herefords

7th December 2017
Early summer at Amos Vale Herefords. Countryside and Stock look magnificent.  ... read more

2017 Calving

27th October 2017
Finally a couple of our breeding cows have decided to calve. These pair of bull calves look like they were worth the wait. They show great potential and will be interesting to see them develop. Both of these cows are 12 year old and are still sound and have produced great stock for us. ... read more

Great Temperament

12th October 2017
Devon Court Eclipse taking time out from work and getting a scratch from Bradyn ... read more

Family Affair

14th September 2017
Devon Court Eclipse, Mum & Son. ... read more

33rd Annual Amos-Vale Hereford Bull Sale

8th August 2017
Thank you to all who attended our 33rd Annual Amos-Vale Bull Sale. A special thanks to all buyers and underbidders who made the sale a success. 18/18 Horned Bulls averaging $7155 6/10 Dehorned bulls averaging $5300 Over all average of $6625 It was good to see a lot of bulls go to repeat clients ... read more

Sire Purchase - Hylands Baker

14th May 2017
Our new $24,000 Stud Sire Hylands Baker purchased at the Hereford National Show and Sale at Wodonga arrived safely yesterday and has settled in nicely. I purchased this bull because of his great natural thickness, muscle pattern, length and depth. He has a beautiful head and eye, lovely skin and ha ... read more

First Sons of Devon Court Eclipse H190

27th March 2017
At our Annual Bull Sale on the 4th August 2017 we will offer the first sons of Devon Court Eclipse H190 by Glendan Park Eclipse. He has excelled as a sire at Amos-Vale, producing great coloured and coated bulls. They are long, deep-bodied young sires with great natural thickness and muscle pattern, ... read more

Amos-Vale Viking

14th March 2017
A ½ share and full possession of this outstanding bull was sold in January 1991 for $20,000 to the Tulla-Rooke Hereford Stud and in October 1989 a one eighth semen share was sold to the Higgins Family at Gloucester for $10,000. Although an all Australian blood bull, Viking displayed all the trai ... read more

32nd Annual Amos-Vale Hereford Bull Sale

5th August 2016
As one of the Northern Tablelands oldest Hereford Studs, we have confirmed our status as a breeder of consistent genetics. The Amos-Vale Stud, situated 40km south-east of Glen Innes,  continues to be an ideal source for eastern fall cattlemen to procure replacement sires with a constitution and abi ... read more