A love affair with grain fed beef

After more than 20 years in the feedlot industry, Tess Herbert’s resume reads of hard work, self-investment, and being open to opportunities when they come knocking. From humble beginnings as a teacher in rural New…
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Keeping the cattle happy

No doubt you’ve heard the saying ‘happy wife, happy life’, but when you’re a grain fed beef producer (or a lot feeder as they’re referred to) there’s a more important motto to live by –…
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Preparing cattle for the feedlot

Grazing on the nation’s fertile pastures is where all Australian cattle begin their lives. But for a percentage of Australia’s herd, there comes a time when they transition from grass fed to a grain-based diet…
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Raising the ‘steaks’ in premium dining

Will Cowper, OTTO Restaurant Brisbane

A relationship between a renowned chef and his beef supplier has given new depth to the phrase “paddock to plate” and the opportunity for a Brisbane restaurant to serve some of the most extraordinary steak…
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Four Daughters forging farming future

Four Daughters - Grain Fed Beef

Four Daughters started the way of many good ideas before it – in a bar. At Beef Week 2018 Karen’s husband Dan Penfold fortuitously pulled up a seat beside a young Chinese business couple. Always…
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