Australia’s leading registered Charolais breeder. We have been committed to breeding Charolais cattle for over 50 years.
Our investment in breeding, recording and data has enabled us to help shape the breed into the functional and market adaptable cattle they have become today.
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.
Sir Gridmaker is a true calving ease specialist without losing the ‘grunt’ that we insist on maintaining in our polled breeding program. National Champion Charolais Bull in Canada 2011 with Australian semen rights owned exclusively by Palgrove.
He is top 5% of the breed for Gestation Length and low Birth Weight and has complimented our breeding herd to ensure calving ease remains a No. 1 priority at Palgrove.
Gallant is a low birth weight polled, sire that has been a standout since he was a calf. His pedigree is about as reliable as bloodlines get. He has an awesome temperament and real strength of loin and plenty of length.
He is an extremely well balanced bull physically and genetically carries top end of the breed EBVs for Scrotal Size, Milk, Growth and Carcass.
Our new polled sire from New Zealand has proven himself to be a standout performer for the Silverstream herd. The quality in his progeny is eye-catching and he calves easily but maintains the substance and bone that is essential in harsher environments.
Canadian semen rights were purchased at Agribition in 2013 for $22,500NZ. His semen has been limited in Australia to only two studs and Palgrove is excited by the prospects of this new outcross sire.
The ultimate polled sire with performance you can see. He has balance, substance and ‘show stopping’ eye appeal.
A curve bender for Growth EBVs with below average Birth Weight moving to top 15% for 400D Wt to top 10% of the breed for 600D Wt.
His sound structure, great temperament and softness complete this exciting new sire.
Casino has been brought back into the herd for stud duties after inspecting his first group of Charbray calves in North Qld. The consistent quality in the calves was exceptional.
He is tested homozygous polled and represents our pursuit of polled genetics that maintain the ‘grunt’ and constitution.
Moderate birth weight with top 5% for 200Day Wt and an exceptional top 10% for both Eye Muscle Area and Fat Cover.
Windfall has been a consistent sire for Palgrove over many breeding seasons and has added a magic line of females to the herd.
His progeny are easy fleshing and maintain great muscling and excellent fat cover and marbling.
He is a breed Trait Leader for Scrotal Size and ranks in the top 5% of the breed for Fat Cover and top 15% for Marbling.
Foresight is a young polled sire that has a stack of performance. He combines the best bloodlines produced at Palgrove with the strength of Quintero and Wind-Fall in his pedigree.
Great constitution and he was the highest daily weight gain bull from 200 contemporaries in his drop at Palgrove – a polled sire with all the right traits and semen rights sold to New Zealand.
Top 10% of the breed for 200Day, 400Day and 600Day Wt and top 5% for Eye Muscle Area.
A true ‘beef bull’ – his sons are very consistent in type and impress for their top percentile weight gain, sire appeal and softness.
He maintains the yield, muscling and weight in his progeny but they have the ability to add fat cover where it counts.
He is a Trait Leader for 600D Wt and top 1% of the breed for Milk and top 5% for Eye Muscle Area.
Defender breeds exceptional commercial bulls with great thickness, mobility, sleek hair type and constitution.
His progeny grow fast early and have the consistency to warrant his inclusion in the Palgrove sire battery for a number of years.
He is a Trait Leader for Scrotal Size and ranks in the top 10% of the breed for Growth EBVs.
Courage is our well balanced, ‘no miss’ sire. He is a bull that can be bred over any type of female and consistently produce the ideal beef type. His sons have featured heavily as ‘sale toppers’ in the last few years.
He is a solid and consistent performer to maintain balance in our female herd.
High percentile Growth and Eye Muscle EBVs yet with excellent Fat Cover to add balance to the carcass shape of his progeny.
Calibre (P) has produced ‘curve-bending’ progeny with low birth weight to strong performance growth and carcass. This is a real ‘industry’ bull whose progeny suit the local trade or fed through to export weight off grass.
Exceptional length and perfect structure – a bull that also adds plenty of milk to his female progeny.
He is a Trait Leader for 200D Wt & Scrotal with top percentile Fat Cover EBVs.
Barrister (P) is a cornerstone sire in our polled program. He produces low birth weight progeny and his bulls have been in strong demand from commercial producers in a range of markets.
He is a Trait Leader for Scrotal Size with low Birth Weight, consistent growth EBVs.
Xodus was a consistent producer of bulls with easy fleshing ability, body capacity, natural thickness and superfine haircoat.
His sons were always in demand from commercial cattlemen across the country.
A Trait Leader for 200D Wt and Milk and is in the top percentiles for Growth and Eye Muscle Area.
Quintero was one of Palgrove’s benchmark sires. He remained totally sound and active until 12 years of age and his numerous daughters born at Palgrove formed the backbone of the stud in the Nineties.
His sons were sought-after for their strong constitution, tremendous length and performance.
A Trait Leader for 400 Day and 600 Day Wt, with exceptional Muscling and complementary Fat Cover EBVs.
Prime Mover was a true breed legend! It’s hard to put a value on the influence that his daughters have had at Palgrove. He was used heavily for many years and he left female progeny with volume, perfect udders that are in turn breeding the house down.
His sons were always ‘sale toppers’ with exceptional Muscling and Growth.
Trait Leader for 400 Day and 600 Day Wt.
Tribute left a valuable legacy at Palgrove with his exceptional daughters. His daughters had beautiful udders and nearly all were retained in the herd with the carry-on effect large lines of consistently bred ‘Tribute’ based pedigrees in the herd today.
His sons were correct with plenty of substance and growth. A very low birth weight and high Milk EBV sire.