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Australian Braford -bull- Australia

Australian Braford
(historical breed name)

(most common name)
(transboundary/brand name)

The Australian Braford was developed by Adam Rea who began transforming his herd of Herefords by crossing with Brahmans in 1946. He did this to combat a tick infestation in his Herefords.

Besides being more tick resistant, Rea’s breeding aim included high fertility and excellent conformation. Twenty years later he finally ended up with Brahman (1/2) × Hereford (1/2).

This page was last updated on: 2023-05-14

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