THE LATEST FROM KENNY'S CREEK ANGUS

PIG PUSH RAISES $60,000

11 April 2017 . Hilltops Phoenix

The Boorowa Pig Push managed to raise close to $60,000 for the Country Education Foundation, surpassing their goal of $50,000. An incredible effort by the event organisers, sponsors, participants and locals.

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PTIC HEIFERS TO $2320 IN 'SIZEABLE' AUCTIONS PLUS OFFERING

8 April 2017 . BEEF CENTRAL

The top price for first-calvers made impressive money this week making $2935. There were three lines totalling close to 90 heifers plus calves from Boorowa, NSW that made from $2925 to $2935. The heifers were unjoined 18-26 month old Kenny's Creek blood Angus with Angus calves at foot.

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SYDNEY ROYAL "AGRIBUZZ"

7 April 2017 . The Land

Sam Burton Taylor delivers a speech at the Sydney Royal Easter Show on his many diverse careers in agriculture.

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THE BIG PIG PUSH

1 April 2017 . Sunrise

The Sunrise team followed Percy, Boorowa's first giant paper mâché pig, through country NSW to help raise awareness for the Country Education Foundation. Watch Percy's journey from Boorowa to Orange generous locals that helped push him.

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TRAVELLING PIG RAISING MONEY FOR RURAL EDUCATION

31 March 2017 . The Land

Kenny's Creek took part in Boorowa's first ever "Pig Push". Last week, a group of Boorowa people pushed a giant model pig from Boorowa to Orange to raise money for the Country Education Foundation of Australia. The "Pig Push" was inspired by Boorowa locals Justin and Richie Fleming that raised close to $50,000 for country education!

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2016 FEMALE SALE WRAP UP

21 December 2016 . KENNY’S CREEK ANGUS

All the 108 lots offered sold for an $5,097 average with a top of $18,000 payed by KO Angus stud, Kangaloon, for Kenny’s Creek Wilcoola J228.

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KNOCK-OUT AT KENNY’S CREEK

13 December 2016 . THE LAND

Demand for breeding females is abundant following a season unrivalled for decades as Kenny’s Creek Angus found at their stud female sale held on-property at Hillgrove, Boorowa, on Monday.

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2016 FEMALE SALE PREVIEW

18 November 2016 . KENNY'S CREEK ANGUS

Kenny’s Creek female sale will consist of 120 lots with 20 cow/calf units, calves sired by Ascot Hallmark, Generation 2100, Sydgen Black Pearl and SAV Resource.

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SPRING BULL SALE REPORT 2016

25 September 2016 . KENNY’S CREEK ANGUS

With 82 bulls put to auction we had a full clearance of all bulls to an average of $6,900.

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KENNY’S CREEK ANGUS BULLS SET TO $12,000 TWICE

13 September 2016 . THE LAND

A top of $12,000 was reached twice as 67 of the 70 bulls offered sold for an average price of $6,671.

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ASIA BEEF BOOM – SAM BURTON TAYLOR AND FARM AT BOOROWA

4 August 2016 . CHANNEL NEWS ASIA

Sam Burton Taylor gave up a corporate life in the city to make millions off the land.

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RECORD WAGYU F1 PRICE HEADLINES LARGER AUCTIONSPLUS CATALOGUE

3 July 2016 . BEEF CENTRAL

Cattle supply wasn’t an issue online last week with AuctionsPlus offering 10,451 head across four sales.

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KC NATURAL TAKES THE SHOW AT SIAL 2016

5 May 2016 . SIAL CHINA

KC Natural is thankful to all 66,000 SIAL visitors for making our booth the hottest place to be during SIAL 2016.

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DRY SPELL CURBS RESTOCKER DEMAND ON AUCTIONSPLUS

23 April 2016 . BEEF CENTRAL

A line of 44 Angus second-calvers from Gunnedah, NSW, PTIC to Kenny’s Creek bulls, made solid money.

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ABATTOIR CLOSINGS SHIFT THE BEEF INDUSTRY

3 March 2016 . ABC

Sam Burton Taylor trucks cattle from the Southwest slopes of Boorowa to Cassino on the North Coast, with a lucrative export business in mind.

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BOOROWA BUTCHER USES FORMER FINANCE CAREER TO CARVE OUT SHARE OF CHINA'S BEEF EXPORT MARKET

1 March 2016 . ABC

Buying a butcher shop in his hometown of Boorowa and then doing his apprenticeship was certainly different to Mr Burton Taylor's former career in Sydney.

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TALKING CHINA BUSINESS

26 February 2016 . ABC

Sam Burton Taylor discusses how KC Natural came to be one of Australia’s major suppliers of gourmet artisanal beef to China in this ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) podcast. Not your typical rancher, Sam has his eyes set on the demand for safe and traceable food from China’s growing middle class. Listen to Sam discuss agriculture, business and industry trends in China.

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FARMERS MAKE HAY BY MAKING SURE BEEF IN CHINA BECOMES LESS RARE

9 February 2016 . BLOOMBERG

Australian beef sales to China surged six-fold in three years to a record A$917 million ($651 million) in 2015.

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ANGUS FIRST-CALVERS TO $2,170 IN FRIDAY’S SMALLER AUCTIONSPLUS OFFERING

3 October 2015 . BEEF CENTRAL

A line of 90 Kenny’s Creek blood Angus weaned steers made $985.

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AUSTRALIAN MEAT INDUSTRY COUNCIL

1 October 2015 . AUSTRALIAN MEAT COUNCIL NSW NEWSLETTER

The Australian Meat Industry Council welcomes new member KC Natural.

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SPRING BULL SALE REPORT 2015

1 September 2015 . KENNY’S CREEK ANGUS

Kenny’s Creek proudly announces record sales at our Fall 2015 bull auction. With 82 bulls sold to over 60 buyers, competition was healthy with most bulls selling for approximately $7,000 per head and our top bull, Equator J223, selling at $15,000. At under two years of age and already topping 835kg, Equator’s impeccable scrotal package supplemented by his marvelous carcass and fat attributes produced phenotypic dominance. The sale was underpinned by a very positive outlook for the industry overall and foreshadowing a probable industry shift towards breeders and away from processors and finishers.

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ANGUS WEANER HEIFERS TOP 347C IN LARGE AUCTIONSPLUS CATALOGUE

8 August 2015 . BEEF CENTRAL

There was a lift in market confidence along with listing numbers in Friday’s AuctionsPlus cattle sales, numbers rose by 2000 head.

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BREAKTHROUGH CHINA LIVE EXPORT DEAL SIGNED

20 July 2015 . BEEF CENTRAL

The much anticipated opening of a live export trade for feeder and slaughter cattle from Australia to China has just been confirmed.

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THE MOUNT FEEDLOT SELLS TO CHINESE BUYER

17 June 2015 . BEEF CENTRAL

Chinese interests have purchased Twynam’s Pastoral Co’s The Mount feedlot.

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SUPPLY CHOKEHOLDS STRANGLE PRODUCERS

17 March 2015 . STOCK JOURNAL

Before cattle producer and butcher Sam Burton Taylor can get his beef into a box for shipment to China, his cattle have to travel more than 1,000 kilometres to an abattoir.

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LIVING OFF THE LAND

12 February 2015 . OUTBACK MAGAZINE

The next generation of Australian farming families, including the Burton Taylors, are expanding operations and changing the beef industry according to Outback Magazine. Legendary Angus breeder Nick Burton Taylor’s son Sam is leading the way with a new direct-to-market model. He has wed his skill sets of finance, accounting and butchery with his farming roots by opening a butcher shop and exporting beef directly to China himself from paddock to plate.

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INTEGRATED BEEF SUPPLY CHAIN

20 January 2015 . DEPARTMENT OF PRIMARY INDUSTRIES – AGRICULTURE

Selling grass fed beef into China has been a challenge and now it’s found the right pitch.

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WOF BEIJING POST CONFERENCE REPORT

15 January 2015 . WOF BEIJING POST CONFERENCE REPORT

Of 500 Exhibitors, Sam Burton Taylor and his iconic cowboy hat drew crowds to the high-end beef section of the show.

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KC NATURAL BEEF A YOUTUBE HIT

5 January 2015 . BOOROWA NEWS

Boorowa’s Kenny’s Creek Angus has taken on the internet, starring in a new YouTube video.

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SAM’S PADDOCK

4 September 2014 . THE ROLLICKING RAM CO-OP

Sam's Paddock Butcher Shop which is housed in one of the oldest buildings in Boorowa is a veritable meat cave.

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ANGUS FEMALES REACH $9,000 AT BOOROWA

8 May 2014 . THE LAND

The Kenny’s Creek female sale sparked interest from several states with 52 of 53 cow and calf units selling to a top of $9,000 and averaging $3,004.

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25TH ANNIVERSARY FEMALE SPRING SALE 2014

1 May 2014 . KENNY’S CREEK ANGUS

Kenny’s Creek Angus celebrated it’s 25th birthday with the sale of all of our females over three years of age, including all special purchase females. It was satisfying to see 275 of our eminent HBR dams with progeny from our alliance with Finks Beef Genetics (USA) and Fossil Creek (NZ) emerge as valuable and productive females in our clients embryo and stud programs.

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AUSTRALIAN SMES RIDE THE DRAGON

24 March 2014 . SMARTCOMPANY

KC Natural is featured in a SmartCompany story of how, in less than a year, the firm was able crack the China market. KC Natural Managing Director Sam Burton Taylor said “Contrary to what most people think, there is no easy money. Your viewpoint has to be ‘how can I help my clients make money?’.”

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STUD FEMALE SALE 2014

5 March 2014 . KENNY’S CREEK ANGUS

A small but focussed crowd were ring side at last weeks Kenny’s Creek Angus female sale in Boorowa, pushing the most desired females to $8,000 and taking home some great cows at good money. With our Asia business expanding, we were excited to sell females to neighbouring farms who supply cattle with our genetics to KC Natural clients in Asia.

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CHINA HUNGRY FOR AUSSIE ANGUS

23 February 2014 . FOOD AND WINE

Boorowa’s KC Natural feeds a niche market for premium grass fed Angus in China. The focus of the company is developing long-term partnerships across China, with whom to co-brand and complete the KC Natural ‘farm to fork’ supply chain. “Angus and Australia are well recognised in China, but I didn’t anticipate how strong the demand would be,” Sam Burton Taylor said.

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COMPETITIVE EDGE TO BRAND STUD BEEF

20 February 2014 . THE LAND

Following Angus beef from genetics to the plate is behind the brand recognition that is pushing the next step in the journey for Boorowa’s butcher Sam Burton Taylor. “We’ve got an Angus stud, we’re killing our own cattle and we’re buying cattle back from our bull and female clients – we’re connecting it from the genetics back to the plate,” he said.

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SAM’S PADDOCK TO YOUR PLATE, SYDNEY

9 December 2013 . GOOD FOOD

Specialising in Kenny’s Creek Natural Beef, Cowra Lamb and a wealth of local produce, Sam’s Paddock has rapidly become a phenomenon in the local hilltops area of country NSW.

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NEW-AGE BEEF GRAZIERS: THE BUTCHER

13 November 2013 . GOOD FOOD

Sam Burton Taylor discusses KC Natural’s genetics and ability to provide paddock-to-plate high-end grass fed beef through his own butcher shop with Good Food magazine. The article points to the growth of all natural grass fed producs as a healthier, more flavorful alternative to grain fed beef, without compromising consistency. KC Natural’s ability to achieve MSA boning group 1 and 2, Australia’s highest standards, without the hormones and fat in standard grain fed beef is changing people perceptions of what constitutes high-end Angus beef.

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MEAT OUR SAUSAGE KINGS

12 October 2012 . BOOROWA NEWS

Sam’s Paddock Boorowa Butcher is one step away from being crowned the states’s ‘sausage kings’.

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