Stephanie Chappell

BOOROOMOOKA FRANKEL F510

BOOROOMOOKA FRANKEL F510

We purchased Hyperno H605 in 2015 following the positive test of B Frankel to DD. The partnership included John Sylvester, Ced Wise, Peter Hughes, Mark Gubbins and Booroomooka. In 2013 we bought the walking rights of Booroomooka Frankel F510. We were trying to get access to the known marbling genes we were confident would be

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Knowla McCaw M20

Knowla McCaw M20

Sal and I had considered the Kiwi bull Matauri Reality 839 during our search that uncovered Lotto L3. Not that there is a lot of Kiwi blood in Reality 839, on the paternal side he is by Schurrtop Reality X723 (USA) and the maternal side has Te Mania Ulong U41 and Te Mania Modest M126+92.

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DULVERTON MUSGRAVE M21

DULVERTON MUSGRAVE M21

Selecting heifer bulls is never an easy task – don’t worry I’m forever mindful of my old mentor, Dr Rex Butterfield’s now famous quotation “Dead calves have distressingly poor growth rates!” As well as being able to produce live calves, the ‘heifer bull’ must be able to also ensure that the progeny has sufficient growth

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DULVERTON MOSSMAN M114

DULVERTON MOSSMAN M114

Dulverton Mossman M114 has been a favourite since weaning this time last year. We did include him amongst our group of select weaners who we grow on to be sure they reach 500kg by the sale day. M114 continued to impress us, so much so that we withdrew him from sale so we could use

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Dulverton Montjeu M013

Dulverton Montjeu M013

Half sib matings have been promoted for many a year as a means of reducing dystokia amongst maiden heifers, we practice this procedure in the Dulverton herd as a matter of course. Not only do we like to use half sibs but we also believe there are added benefits from using bulls born early in

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Dulverton Latitude L006

Dulverton Latitude L006

We initially selected Latitude L6 to use over our ‘L’ heifers because he was out of a first calf heifer (J167) and was born very early in the drop. He was born unassisted. It’s worth noting that should we have to pull a calf out of a heifer (or cow for that matter) both individuals

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