In April 2015 under the guidance of Ben Simpson, we had the privilege of visiting Ross and Dimity Thompson’s Millah Murrah angus. It was a wonderful learning experience from one of the best cattlemen I have met.
His attention to detail, true stockmanship and understanding of what drives returns for a commercial producer was truly instructional. I find Ross unique in his ability to focus on his core beliefs and not be swayed by the coming and going of the latest fads in the industry.
We entered into an agreement whereby we had access to the heart of the Millah Murrah program and had an allocation of embryos from his top end Donors. We believe some foundational females will come out of this embryo program and will increase our depth remarkably. A huge thanks to Ross and Dimity for their hospitality – the breakfast was a feast to be remembered.
As a result of the trip we identified some progeny from Millah Murrah Flower E172 – a donor dam sold in the record breaking 2013 female sale. We entered into a partnership with the purchaser in Heart Angus and we are thrilled with the opportunity to access the depth of pedigree of this female.