Breeding Philosophy

Coota Park Blue-E Breeding Principles

  • The Blue-E is an open composite – hence will continue to incorporate Angus and Shorthorn genetics
  • All cattle performance recorded
  • Blue-E cattle have EBV’s provided by Angus Society’s Multi-Breed Register
  • All sale bulls efficiency tested
  • Bulls fertility tested and sold with a guarantee
  • Heifers joined at 14 mths calved at 2 yrs
  • No foot trimming
  • 60 days joining to all females
  • All females pregnancy tested and empties sold
  • Single sire joining for sire evaluation
  • Strong selection for muscularity both visually and EMA
  • We direct to multi-trait selection
  • We have a strict selection regime that is creating practical cattle that will suit as many environments as possible and direct to as many markets as possible
  • All cattle grazed under strict rotational grazing system with cows run in large mobs to maximise grazing efficiency and pasture sustainability.
  • We put emphasis on: