Kerwee hosts Young Guns Training and Development Workshop 2014

The 2014 Young Guns Training and Development workshop was held at the Jondaryan Woolshed (with practical sessions conducted at Kerwee Feedlot) over the 6th, 7th and 8th of February.

The workshop, an initiative run by the Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC), is designed to provide opportunities for professional development to young people employed in the meat industry, who quite often live and work in remote areas.

This year’s workshop was conducted together with Boyd Holden, a highly regarded authority on Stock Handling in the industry. The course content included theory sessions on Animal Welfare, with later practical sessions held at Kerwee Feedlot.

 

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Middle Eastern journalists tour Kerwee Feedlot

In late 2013, a group of industry journalists from the Middle East visited Kerwee feedlot as part of an education program conducted by Meat and Livestock Australia. The purpose of their visit was to research the Australian beef and lamb lotfeeding and processing industries, as well as to gain an appreciation of how these integrate with the food service sector.

 

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Ultimate Steak Challenge 2013

The gloves were off in Hong Kong earlier this month, as Chef Aarik Persaud from the Butchers Club and Chef Jack Carson from Restoration were getting ready to rumble in the Ultimate Steak Challenge.

 

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Temple Grandin Visits Kerwee Feedlot

The Kerwee Feedlot hosted Australia’s premier lot feeding conference for the Australian Lot Feeders Association (ALFA) on 23rd – 24th October. Internationally renowned animal behaviourist Dr Temple Grandin opened the conference,  as well as conducting a number of practical sessions in the new Kerwee cattle handling facility.

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Stockyard wins AWA Gold Medal 2013

Stockyard Beef has been awarded a Gold medal in the 2nd Annual Australian Wagyu Association Branded Beef Competition for the second consecutive year.  Stockyard grain fed beef is produced at the award winning Kerwee feedlot, located at Jondaryan on the Darling Downs in Queensland.  First established in 1973, Stockyard supplies high quality grain fed beef within Australia and to a large number of international markets, including the Middle East and Asia.

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