Woodbourn,

Fact Sheet

Woodbourn Fact Sheet

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  • The feedlot requires cattle of 6-7 frame score.
  • Woodbourn sale bulls average approximately 6

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  • Most livestock agents refer to shape in cattle.
  • Woodbourn cattle are renowned for having shape.

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  • Cattle breeders require females that are quiet, easy doing, structurally sound with good milking ability.
  • Woodbourn genetics are in demand by self replacing herds.

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  • Fatteners of cattle for the trade and processing industry require easy doing and soft fleshed cattle.
  • Woodbourn genetics are in demand by producers of fattening cattle for the trade and processing industries.

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  • No-one including feedlots will tolerate problems with feet.
  • Out of 100 bulls sold each year at Woodbourn, only one, on average, is returned because of a problem with feet.

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  • Feedlotters and backgrounders require sound cattle.
  • With such an emphasis on structural correctness at Woodbourn, of the 100 or so bulls sold each year, there is rarely a claim due to a structural problem.

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Bull buyers expect stud breeders to guarantee their cattle.
Woodbourn backs its cattle with a high level guarantee and sticks to it. “If it’s our problem, we fix it”

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  • Angus cattle breeders appreciate being offered free freight to Melbourne or to the Bass Strait Islands.
  • Woodbourn offers free freight and more to its clients.

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  • Bull buyers appreciate their bulls being personally delivered.
  • Woodbourn provides this service.

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  • Commercial breeders of stock require bulls with low birth weight, adequate 600day and carcase figures.
  • Woodbourn bulls satisfy this requirement, and Woodbourn weighs every calf to ensure birth weight figures are true to the animal.

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  • Many commercial bull buyers would appreciate terms on their bull purchases. Woodbourn is happy to arrange this facility

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  • Most store stock agents prefer easy doing, soft fleshing cattle.
  • Woodbourn provides the genetics to achieve this

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  • The cattle industry requires local and export bullocks.
  • Woodbourn bulls suit both markets.

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  • Commercial breeders expect bulls to be functional and ready to do the job. Woodbourn cattle are run under very harsh commercial conditions, ensuring a highly productive and easy doing herd. This ensures that what you see is what you get.