With a focus on high-performance polled cattle that retain power, fertility and soundness that the Santa Gertrudis breed is renowned for. Females have been sourced from Studs including: Bullamakinka, Goolagong, Glen Oaks, Talgai, Riverslea and Yulgilbar. Our IVF program has been strongly supported by Gyranda and Rosevale Studs. Semen has been selectively sourced and has been used as well as our own sires.
Our leading sire Wave Hill Jager J14 (PS) was purchased at the 2015 Santa Central Sale for equal top price of $67,500 after winning Grand Champion Santa Gertrudis Bull at the Brisbane Exhibition. Included in Wave Hill Jagers first crop of calves was Nioa Marksman M06 (P) who won Junior and Grand Champion Bull at Sydney Royal Show 2018. Nioa also won Sires Progeny Group (Wave Hill Jager) as well as Breeders Groups the same year.
With an outstanding show career behind him Wave Hill Jager is exceeding our expectations as a herd sire, most importantly Jager has passed on his do ability and relaxed temperament to his progeny.
Our breeding herd consists of a select group of females which we have carefully sourced from various studs including, Glen Oaks, Yulgilbar, Rosevale, Gyranda, Goolagong and Riverslea. Our breeding programs over the last three years have been successful in improving the quality of our genetics. The results of our AI, ET and IVF programs show in the quality of our herd and the direction the Nioa Stud is headed.
ROYAL JUNIOR & GRAND CHAMPION – 2018