Wagyu beef Australia

Wagyu beef Australia

Mayura Station in South Australia is home to one of Australia’s largest Full-blood Wagyu herds with over 4,000 Full-blood Wagyu cattle.

Mayura Station first established in 1845 by Samuel Davenport, was one of the first cattle and sheep stations in South Australia extending from Tantanoola to Rendelsham.

Mayura Station located in The Limestone Coast of South Australia comprises some 6,000 acres of rolling terra-rossa hills and unique fertile peat valleys. The Limestone Coast provides the perfect location for farming and raising Full-Blood Wagyu cattle.

Australia’s first Full-blood Wagyu Cattle

In 1988 Mayura Station became the home to some of Australia's first Full-blood Wagyu cattle with the importation of the second ever live shipment of Full-blood Japanese Black-haired wagyu, renown throughout the world as the highest quality beef producing cattle.  The cattle were imported from Mr Shogo Takeda, one of Japan's premier Black-haired Wagyu beef farmers, via America and represented a significant milestone in Australia's cattle producing history and Wagyu in South Australia

The South Australia Mayura Station Full-blood Wagyu herd was founded in 1997 with the purchase of 29 elite 100% Japanese Black haired Wagyu cattle from one of Japans leading Wagyu breeders Mr Shogo Takeda.  The foundation herd comprised 13 distinct bloodlines representing the best aspects of the three major strains of black haired wagyu; Shimane, Tottori and Tajima.­­­­