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
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
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.
In the first half of 1970 a small number of interested cattlemen made their way to Australia to check on reports which had been made about a new breed of cattle called Murray Greys. These cattle had had a certain amount of publicity in agricultural periodicals and this had been followed by a party of … Read more
The facility to enter you calving results and weights is available on line, saving paperwork! The instructions on how to do Online entry is under Technical Notes on the left hand menu. You must first obtain your password from the Murray Grey office to log in and then you will be able to access the … Read more
New Zealand Murray Grey Selection Indexes There is currently one selection index calculated for New Zealand Murray Grey animals. This is the Dairy Index. The Dairy Index estimates the genetic differences between animals in net profitability per cow joined for an example commercial dairy herd targeting the production of dairy beef progeny from dairy cows … Read more