Everyone loves a Kenmere Charolais
KENMERE Charolais will be offering a rare insight into their breeding operation as part of 2019 Beef Week.
On display will be more than 50 bulls, all of them being offered for sale at the stud’s annual sale held in March.
Kenmere’s aim is to concentrate on breeding better quality bulls, focusing on traits of a consistent type, high traits in rib, rump and IMF per cent, milk and shorter gestation.
All the bulls are soft and meaty with strong carcase traits, bred to meet the strong demands within the market place.
Kenmere participates actively in breed plan and use EBVs as a guide to improve and monitor herd performance.
2019 will showcase a group of heifers in the heifer challenge that Kenmere have bred, showing an example of the consistently good quality lines of cattle they produce year after year.
Kenmere has an exclusive female breeding herd bred from lines of females dating back to 1970.
During 2018, Kenmere - males from original lines.
Over 60 eggs were secured, and later were implanted into a commercial herd with 30 eggs - with 20 pregnancies resulting - from the endeavour.
The remaining eggs will be stored as the genetics of these females will always be valuable within the breed.
AI programs were undertaken to ensure the traits Kenmere is always looking to maintain in its herd will continue to provide genetic differences within the breed.
Kenmere Charolais are open on Day 5 of Beef Week, and can be found at “Moorak”, Rankins Lane in Holbrook.
BIG BOY: Kenmere Charolais will be open on Day 5 of this year’s Beef Week, and can be found at Holbrook in New South Wales.