Welcome to Merrylea Herefords

We run a herd of 250 registered cows, in conjunction with sheep, on 720 hectares under the foothills at Cave, South Canterbury. We aim to breed meaty cattle for the beef industry with balanced EBVs, and to finish all progeny.

Merrylea has been established for 58 years and is now in the third generation of the family.

We invite you to contact us to arrange a time to visit our herd.

Eoin McKerchar
James, Georgina, Lachlan and Olivia McKerchar

Bull & Heifer Sale           

Online via bidr

Tuesday 21st May 7.30pm

Following on from South and Mid Canterbury Bull Walk 10am – 4pm   

Sale format 2024

This year we are running our sale solely online, via bidr.

We have 14 R2 Bulls and 7 R2 Heifers selling at 7.30pm on Tuesday 21st May.

This day is also the South and Mid Canterbury Bull Walk day, where we will be holding an Open Day from 10am to 4pm.

Information about all our sale lots can be found under the “Bulls for Sale” tab above.

To be able to view and bid at our auction, you will need to be registered with bidr in advance of sale day. If you have any questions or issues with this process, please feel free to contact us, your livestock agent, or the team at bidr (0800 86 2437 or enquiries@bidr.co.nz) for assistance.






“Merrylea Flash and Merrylea Falcon Win the Best Two Hereford Entries at Beef Expo 2017.”