Below is news for Midas Gelbvieh. Latest show results, stud purchases, family news. Please click on the years for news from that year.
2014 -- This year has been a nightmare with the drought taking its toll on the Midas herd with a reduction in numbers of cows by at least 50%. It has been a struggle to keep cattle alive and to get them in calf again -- the cost is amazing. Last year we made a consious decision to not show this year and luckily we have not. We will be back in 2015. I must say that Midas cattle that we sold have been performing very well in the show ring which is pleasing to see. The commercial side is pleasing as we have repeat buyers for bulls. This year the QLD Gelbvieh sale was put off as we did not have enough numbers. If you are interested in bulls please go to my Sales page as I have some photos of bulls just started on feed -- if interested please contact me.
The Ekka has come around again and Midas Gelbvieh was at the forefront again winning both female sections with Midas Windlass H009 taking first place in the 12-16 months class. Midas Windlass G005 added the 20-42 months class to her long list of wins and then was awarded the Champion Gelbvieh cow with Midas Windlass J003 at foot. This gives her ... more details
2013 has been a slow year for Midas with 4 shows being attended until the EKKA in August. We have performed really well after a slow start as the weather was very wet making it difficult for the cattle. The first show was Murgon in March and the team performed well with each one gaining a place or ist place in their classes. Our next show was Ga... more details