Consultative Committee

Angus Sire Benchmarking Program Consultative Committee


Operation of the Angus Sire Benchmarking Program is provided by a consultative committee made up of representatives of bull owners, the co-operating cow herds, Rangers Valley Feedlot who are purchasing, feeding and slaughtering the steers, MLA and Angus Australia.  The committee meet a number of times a year to decide on bull nominations and to provide guidance and advice on the operation of the program.

Angus Sire Benchmarking Consultative Committee

Stephen Chase – Cow Herd Representative, Waitara Angus – Chairman

Stephen is owner and operator of Waitara Angus near Trangie, NSW.  Waitara has a commercial breeding herd of 350 cows.

Brad Cavanagh – Bull Owner Representative, Hardhat Angus

Brad is the owner and manager of Hardhat Angus with properties at Dubbo and Harden, NSW.  Hardhat Angus has contributed 6 bulls in the ASBP over 4 cohorts.

Rodger Pryce – Bull Owner Representative- Brooklana Angus

Rodger is the owner of Brooklana Angus, located near Coffs Harbour, New South Wales.  Over the span of 4 cohorts, Rodger has had 6 bulls in the ASBP.

David Murray
David Murray – Kilburnie Angus

David is owner of Kilburnie Angus located near Walcha, NSW. The Kilburnie herd produces around 200 registered calves annually. Kilburnie have nominated 7 bulls in the ASBP since its inception.

Lachie Wilson – Bull Owner Representative- Murdeduke Angus

Lachie is the Principal and Farm Manager of Murdeduke Angus near Winchelsea, Victoria.  Murdeduke has a total of 4 bulls that have been involved in the ASBP.

Richard Puddicombe – Cow Herd Representative, Parwaway Pastoral Company

Richard is the Manager of the Paraway Pastoral property Burindi Station, located near Barraba NSW.  Paraway Pastoral has a commercial Angus herd of up to 500 cows.

Keith Howe – Feedlot Representative, Rangers Valley Feedlot

Keith is the Chief Executive Officer of Rangers Valley Feedlot, Glen Innes, NSW.

Andrew Malloy- Feedlot Representative Rangers Valley Feedlot

Andrew Malloy is the Livestock Procurement Manger for Rangers Valley Feedlot.

Hamish Chandler, sheep genetics consultant.
Hamish Chandler – Meat and Livestock Australia

MLA Representative

Brad Gilmour (ex-officio)

Angus Australia Board Chairperson

Hamish McFarlane, (ex-officio)

Strategic Projects Committee Chairman

Scott Wright (ex-officio)

Angus Australia Chief Executive Officer

Christian Duff (ex-officio)

Angus Australia General Manager Genetic Improvement

Nick Butcher (ex-officio)

Angus Australia ASBP Project Officer