Hardy & Efficient Cattle Breed

The Santa Gertrudis breed are all around performers in a wide range of Australian conditions, helping you maximise your profits.

Bred By Necessity

Developed By Excellence

Necessity brought about the creation and development of the Santa Gertrudis beef cattle breed, enabling the benefits of increased production even in harsh conditions. They have gone on to become one of the leading breeds in Australia, excelling in the areas of crossbreeding, weight for age, food conversion efficiency, and daily weight gain.

The Santa Gertrudis Breeders` Association of Australia aims to promote the virtues and benefits of the breed, while maintaining and further developing the standard of excellence developed by our classification system.

Why Santa Gertrudis

Breeding with or grading up your herd with Santa Gertrudis will provide a range of benefits.
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A large beef breed

Mature bulls weigh from 900 kg. Mature cows weigh 630-725 kg


Adapt easily and quickly to a wide range of climatic conditions.


Good foragers and exceptional longevity.

Fewer production problems

Easy and strong calves, and high resistance to many common issues.

Mothering Ability

High quality milk and excellent maternal instinct.

Santa Gertrudis cow and calf in a field

Marketability from grain or pasture

Consistently high weight gains either on pasture or feedlot.

High Carcass Cutability & Salvage Value

Large mature size and high yielding carcass.

Poll Cattle

acceptable under the Standard of Excellence either horned or polled.


Mothering instinct means a few cows tend multiple calves while the others graze.

Sales & Events

2 Santa Gertrudis Bulls in pasture

Upcoming Sales

  • Commercial Sale

2022 All Breeds Steer Sale, Biggenden, Qld

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  • Stud Sale

2022 Goolagong Bull Sale

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  • Commercial Sale

2022 Yulgilbar Genetics Commercial Breeder Sale, NSW

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Events & Field Days

2022 Santa Gertrudis National Youth Camp

  12/01/2022 8:00 am to 15/01/2022 5:00 pm

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  04/02/2022 9:00 am to 08/02/2022 5:00 pm

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2022 Nangaringa Field Day, Loxton SA

  06/02/2022 9:00 am to 06/02/2022 12:00 pm

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