GENEPROB – 2nd run Hypotrichosis

Dear Member, A 2nd run of a GENEPROB analysis for Hypotrichosis (HY) has been completed and individual reports are now available in the members download.  In this update 175 animals had probability changes of greater than 25%, so it is worth reviewing the report.  Animals with a probability of greater than 25% should be considered for testing.   It is anticipated…

Herefords Australia Announces Appointment of General Manager and Manager of Research and Technical Implementation

The Herefords Australia Board recognises that one of the most important challenges that faces the Hereford breed in Australia is the successful implementation and utilization of genetic and genomic technologies.  It also believes that fundamental to the success of the breed is the engagement of commercial Hereford breeders and providing tools and knowledge that can…

Herefords Australia Board of Directors Election – Results

To all Hereford Australia Members, The results of the 2017 Herefords Australia board election have been sent by the returning officer Sam Notley at 9.15am his morning.  In accordance with the constitution, Bill Kee and Geoff Bichnell have been elected as Horn representatives and Tim Burvill, Tony Haggarty and Trish Worth have been elected as Poll representatives.  This will be confirmed…

Dubbo Herefords top at $65,000

by The Land BULLS sold to four states with the $65,000 sale-topper heading to Victoria’s Gippsland region at the 56th Dubbo National Poll Hereford Show and Sale today. In an 88 per cent auction clearance 80 bulls sold from 91 to average $9288. Forty junior bulls topped at $20,000 to average $8025 while 40 senior bulls…