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Red Rock was retained and is everything we look for in a modern day Charolais bull – medium framed, thick as a brick, easy fleshing with the added sire appeal.
He has bred in predictability in his pedigree combining Next Gen over a Holster daughter. Used heavily as a walking sire and AI in the spring of 2022.
One of the feature bulls in our 2022 record breaking sale where he sold for $100,000.
We have used Rockerfella heavily in AI for the spring 2022 join – We love his carcase shape and softness, he’s deep ribbed; thick butted with that strength of head and fleshing that is difficult to find in a homozygous polled package.
We considered Platinum the ‘complete package’ when he sold in 2021 for $48,000. He’s medium framed, thick butted with that natural balance and constitution you expect in a top breeding bull.
His combination of Hallmark over a Bond daughter has clicked perfectly. His first sons sell in 2023 and they will feature in both our Hunter Valley and Annual Sale drafts, you won’t miss them!!
Natural balance, softness and a real ‘sires presence’ indicates that Raffa has a big future in the Charolais breed.
We love the carcase shape and softness in this Landmark son.
With 83 progeny recorded from AI in his first season, he now ranks in the top 1% of the breed for Gestation Length and all calving ease EBV’s in the top 10%.
It’s difficult to find these all rounder bulls that provide superior carcase traits (EMA top 1%), with Calving Ease and Fat cover. His easy maintenance is confirmed with moderate Mature cow weight.
We believe Qracker is one of the best Justice sons we have bred to date. He topped our 2021 sale at $75,000.
A sire that will add that extra performance to his progeny. He’s got bone, carcase, weight for age and a pedigree packed full of bred legends – Justice, Evolution, Benchmark, Zenith & Zephlin.
All you want to see in a modern day Charolais bull – medium framed, weight for age, deep bodied, easy fleshing with the benefit of being homozygous polled.
Next Gen is proving himself as a leading homozygous sire of his generation having sired Red Rock (Retained Sire) and Rockerfella who sold for $100,000 in 2022.
His progeny are medium framed; deep sided; and really easy doing.
Imported bull from the Hemingford stud in New Zealand which Palgrove owns the Australian Semen rights.
Higher growth, carcase improving sire that still maintains the ability to cover (Fat in the top 20%).
We have been impressed by the first drop of calves that arrived from our Autumn 2022 drop.
Palgrove owns the exclusive Australian rights to Houlio. His first progeny hit the ground in spring 2022 and are showing real promise.
He’s proven to be a moderate Birth Weight option that will still maintain the stoutness in his progeny. His dam is a consistent producing donor female in the Elders program with a picture perfect udder.
Look out for the first progeny in 2024.
Picture taken at 14 months. His sons sold in our record breaking sale in 2022, with 12 sons topping at $115,000 and averaging $39,583.
After viewing Oatley, analysing his pedigree and inspecting his dam, we knew he was a must have for our program.
A moderate Birth Weight bull that sits in the top 1% of the breed for 200 and 400 Day Weight as well as the Domestic Index.
Rising Star is out of one of the best cows to walk Palgrove, Clara D211, she has grossed over $220,000 in progeny sales. Rising Star sold as a yearling for $45,000 in 2021.
He has the pedigree, performance and phenotype to be a leading sire in the future.
First calves will hit the ground in spring 2023.
An exceptional Oatley son with a ‘top shelf’ pedigree and unique Breed Leading EBV’s. He sold for $90,000 in our record breaking sale in 2022.
His super sleek skinned, long and deep with natural balance.
Moderate Birth Weight to top of the breed growth and Scrotal Size. We have used Spectacular in our spring 2022 join.
The Landmark progeny have made a real impact in our Charolais program and Queenstown is one of the best he has produced.
We love the combination of butt shape, carcase and softness – Structurally he is faultless.
The first Queenstown progeny hit the ground in spring 2022.
No matter what colour or breed Revolution really is the ideal beef bull! He was the highest selling Ultrablack bull in Australia at $70,000, selling in 2022.
He epitomises what we are aiming to breed in our Ultrablack program – sleek skinned, ideal sheath design, big scrotal with great carcase shape.
He was used as a yearling, and heavily in AI programs. His first progeny are due in Autumn 2023.
We love the style and fleshing in this bull – he has always stood out and we used him as a yearling.
He sold in our record breaking sale in 2022 for $60,000 and a semen share was retained.
Typical of the Networth progeny, he has the ideal combination of carcase and doing ability with an EMA ranking in the top 10% and fat cover in the top 5%.
Another Networth son showing the typical fleshing, carcase and style that combines the maternal strength from the Millah Murrah Abigail female line.
He’s easy fleshing, thick butted, with a good skin and strong sires head.
Retained sire – EBV’s suggest he is a yield improving bull with a top 20% ranking in Retail Beef Yield.
Upstanding sire that was used as a yearling before selling in 2022 for $50,000.
He has a touch more performance with stacks of volume and capacity, yet moves like a cat. He has plenty of length and bone, big scrotal and ideal sheath design.
A bull we will use to add extra performance and frame – structurally he is faultless.
A second generation Ultrablack with the hip and butt shape we aim to breed in our cattle.
One of the higher ranking bulls for IMF in our 2022 sale where he sold for $38,000.
High positive Weaning Weight EBV with positive Fat Cover and Marbling. He’s a moderate boned, high yielding type that will be used in our herd to improve carcase shape without compromising on IMF.
Impressive Business Line son that was retained for his extra length, bone and capacity – He was always a stand out in his group.
He is stamped with the presences and extension we expect in the Business Line progeny.
Used heavily as a walking sire and also in AI – we expect the progeny to have a touch more frame, extra length and with plenty of thickness.
Quantum is the ideal ‘Beef Bull’ – Medium framed, sleek skinned, big scrotal, weighs like lead with a great sires head, which is renowned on the Guardian progeny.
He was the high selling Ultrablack bull in our 2021 sale at $35,000. On the day of sale he was 25 months weighed 912kg, fat of 12/9mm, 44cm scrotal, IMF of 5.8% and a huge EMA of 150 square centimetres.
We use Quantum to moderate frame, improve sheath design and add that extra thickness.
This is one hell of a ‘beef bull’ – He’s sleek skinned, optimum frame with the depth of flank to indicate his doing ability and softness.
His US bred sire, Foundation, is a real performance sire with an excellent sheath design and strong carcase traits. We love what Foundation is producing and are using 7 plus Foundation sons in our program.
Rock Solid is by the high performing Networth sire whose first 13 sons sold in 2022, topping at $60,000 and averaging $23,850.
He’s one of cleanest made Brangus bulls we have seen – great sheath design, big scrotal, square hipped with the ideal combination of carcase and softness.
Used as a yearling, currently walking at Palgrove and used extensively in fresh and frozen AI.
Quick Release is an imported embryo out of the US, crossing Foundation over the Miss North Star 30A female (Dam of Business Line) .
His sire Foundation has produced some phenomenal cattle, 11 sons have sold at auction to top at $50,000 to average $25,800.
He has been used successfully over cows and heifers (Top 1% for Gestation Length) with a number of sons used as yearlings in the 2022 joining season.
First sons will feature in our 2023 bull sale
Quality Time is an imported embryo out of the US. He’s a power house sire that will add extra bone, fleshing and substance to his progeny.
Curve bending data from low Birth Weight (top 1%) with positive Growth and Carcase traits.
First sons will sell in 2023.
Ringleader sold for $50,000 in 2022. He has a top shelf pedigree that combines the best of Australian & US genetics – Foundation, Csonka and the Chadwick Downs Blue Bird cow family.
The first 12 sons of his sire SF Brickhouse sold at auction in 2022 topping at $74,000 and averaged $31,833.
He’s deep ribbed; thick butted; with plenty of bone and easy fleshing. He will be injected through both our Brangus and Ultrablack program.
Blueprint combines the stoutness, muscle and performance of his sire Beacon with the moderation and functionality of his tremendous donor female.
Inspecting the 2A female in the US confirmed our decision of adding Blueprint to the sire battery. She has been a consistent producer of quality and Palgrove has imported embryos out of her to Australia.
Brickhouse was the feature sire of our record breaking sale in 2022 where his sons sold to $74,000 with 12 bulls averaging $31,833.
His first run of females are in production at Palgrove – they rise to the top of their contemporaries and have exceptional udder integrity.
A Brangus sire that can correct sheath design in one generation. He’s a high growth bull (top 1%) with positive Milk, Carcase and Scrotal Size.
A highly proven sire, his progeny mature early, are easy doing with top end performance.
He’s a full brother to Suhn’s Signal that has been used extensively over heifers.
He’s a high growth bull (Top 1% – 400D Weight), ranks in the top 1% for Carcase Weight and adds Scrotal size to his progeny.
We love the breed character, bone and depth of body Investment has transmitted to his progeny. He has given us great results in both our Brangus and Ultrablack programs.
We used 6 of his yearling sons in 2023 and they will feature in our 2023 Annual Sale, you won’t miss them.
Crossroads was the highest selling bull in the 2019 fall sale season in the US at US$80,000.
His first sons will sell in our 2023 Annual Sale – they’re long bodied; thick butted and sleek skinned.
His dam is a maternal sister to DMR Empire, who is the sire of DMR Investment.
One of the greatest sires of his generation – He stamps his progeny with his length, thickness, extra bone and that ‘Business Line’ style.
Expect Business Line progeny to stand out in the paddock, while his sons have sold well his daughters are also a highlight with great udder structure.
Twenty six sons have sold at auction, topping at $44,000 to average $20,730.
A high performing sire whose progeny always rise to the top, 10 sons have sold to $50,000 at auction to average $27,000.
He ranks in the top 1% of the Australian Brangus breed for both $Indexes and Weaning Weight.
Our sire and donor pen at Palgrove are littered with Foundation progeny – He has worked well in both our Brangus and Ultrablack programs to add substance will maintaining structural integrity.
A performance sire that adds fat cover, softness, fleshing and carcase shape to his progeny. He’s a sire that maintains the Bos Indicus character while improving sheath design.
23 sons have sold at Auction to top at $60,000 and average $23,846, along with two sons retained in the herd.