Hello to you all This is my first Presidents comment in a Society publication so I thought I should at least introduce myself to those of you reading this, who I have not met personally. Diane and I are very much part time farmers and have been so for 23 years of our 32 years … Read more August Newsletter
Hi All I hope the new year is starting off well with your calves looking good as we near weaning time. As usual the weather is dictating our daily farming practices, and here in Canterbury we are drying out significantly even though we are getting the odd shower of rain. The 2020 year ended rather … Read more February 2021 Newsletter
The NZ Murray Grey breeders have lost a passionate and enthusiastic breeder with the passing of Neill Burke on 27th December 2020. The Chequers bloodlines are distributed throughout New Zealand and Neills visits to many Australian studs have made the Chequers name known on the other side of the Tasman as well. Neill was always … Read more Obituary; Neill Burke 1949-2020
Hi All I hope calving has gone smoothly for everyone and now for most mating is well underway. The weather has certainly been varied up and down the country with extremes of conditions. Here in Canterbury, we were beginning to get very dry but fortunately, we had good rain about ten days ago, and even … Read more December 2020 Newsletter
Hi Everybody I hope you are all getting through the winter okay, and those who have started calving, I hope everything is going smoothly. In Canterbury we have had a lot of dull days which are not enjoyed by either the people or the cattle. We all thrive better in the sunshine. It was very … Read more August 2020 Newsletter
A Celebration of 50 years in New Zealand. It is with great regret that the NZ Murray Grey Society will have to postpone the 50 year celebration and AGM that was to be held at the end of June. The Murray Grey Council held a phone conference on the 24th March and decided that due to … Read more Murray Grey 50 years in New Zealand Event Postponed
The NZ Murray Grey Society are celebrating 50 years in NZ and to mark this achievement are planning several events from Wednesday June 24th until Friday 26th June in Canterbury, with Christchurch being the main base for activities. See the pdf below for more details.