Kerrah Simmentals


Feb 2019


Compliments of the season as the predicted El Nino brings a bumper season to most parts of the country,  read more...

Septembers unwelcome rain


320mls in 4 Days  read more...

Kerrah Simmentals wins Grand Champion in Steak of Origin 2018


Kerrah wins European and Overall grand Champion at NZ Steak of Origin competition held at Mystery Creek Hamilton after being a finalist for the last 6 years.  read more...

Sale Report


3rd On Farm Sale a success with 81 bulls selling for an average of $7910. Top Price of $27000 to Brooklands Simmentals Danniverke for Lot 2. With plenty of good bulls selling between $5500 and $8000. Bulls sold to Queenstown to Kaitaia with a strong presense from long term clients.  read more...

2018 Sale Date

Kerrah's sale date this year is Tuesday, 22nd May at 1pm. Write it in your diary now!

View Our Sale Catalogue

 

2017 Sale Report


A big Thank You to all those who supported and made our 2nd on farm sale a great success. 80/82 bulls sold for an average $6711. 6 bulls selling to stud but the top price bull Lot 8 selling to the Mc Fadzean family of Glenbrae Partnership Carterton for $17500.  read more...

February 2017 Newsletter


It was good to see a solid year for most farmers with very good prices for beef and a pretty good spring, all be it, a bit late around most of the country.  read more...

Spring 2016 Update First on farm sale a great success with all 66 bulls selling for $6354.

It was great to see such a turnout of buyers for our first on farm sale at Tangiwai.

Next years crop of bulls are looking very promising with few new sire lines coming though like Te Raumauku Annaconda and Kerrah Big Boy and Waikite Ample all coming though exceptional for the new Docility EBVS

 

Kerrah Big Boy and Banker as Ylgs and Te Raumauku Annaconda as R3

It was also a family highlight with great success at beef expo with a great haul of prises across steak of origen, future beef and national heifer show and sale

 

Clean and fluffy Cadbury ready for Beef Expo


Ten-year-old Ben Knauf has watched his older sisters prepare steers for the Hoof and Hook competition run by Future Beef at the annual Beef Expo at Manfeild, but he's never been to the event himself.  read more...

Seasonal update (end of 2014)


What a great season it has been, wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We greet 2015 with near record high beef prices, trusting our clients are maximising kilos of beef produced.  read more...

Kerrah 4th Annual Sale


4th KERRAH ANNUAL Rising 2yr Bull Sale is WEDNESDAY 25th MAY 2011 @ 1.00pm on the Miln property 459 Terrace Road, Kimbolton. Online and Print sale catalogue available on our sale catalogue page.  read more...

Seasonal Update


What a season, from the highs of the commodity returns to the volitility of climatic variations, from the the devaststion of the Christchurch quake to our own personal loss of Kevin (dad) on the farm, 2011 has started as a bit of a rollercoaster ride for all of us.  read more...

Kerrah Sale News

BIG THANK YOU to all of those purchasers who helped give Kerrah it's first total clearance at auction and the most bulls sold by paddock sales!

We trust your purchases and their progeny will realise and exceed your expectations.

It was great to see so many quality bulls sold between $3500 - $4500, an affordable value which you our clients can get a good return on investment.

If you still require a bull we still have a selection of bulls available as paddock sales, both at Kimbolton and Tangiwai. Two young sires were sold to stud with AW194 sold to Glenside Simmentals Otago and AW24 to Island Stream Simmentals North Otago.

Kerrah has retained 8 two year sires and brought Leafland AW27 an atttractive polled sire from Everd and Marie Strauss Mosgiel to compliment the bull team.

New Kerrah Simmentals Website


Welcome to our first website update. We hope to keep you informed with news within the breeding program and developments within the genetics industry which may be of interest or potential.  read more...




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Or e-mail
{Jon Knauf 068386793}  {Alistair Milne 063285052}
jsknauf@gisborne.net.nz