Using BREEDPLAN to your advantage

Collecting and collating herd data provides vital evidence to back up genetic claims and helps producers improve their herds and operations. BREEDPLAN is Australia’s leading beef genetic recording system and, as a breed society, the data collected from our members is used to demonstrate Herefords’ commercial relevance within Australia’s beef sector. BREEDPLAN captures a wide…

MLA’s Livestock Genetics Forum

BREEDING commercially relevant Herefords is pivotal for the long-term sustainability of the breed, with genetics playing a leading role in productivity and profitability. In early April, Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) hosted a two-day Livestock Genetics Forum in Adelaide where speakers from across the supply chain and research organisations discussed key topics under the theme…

Wodonga Show and Sale Results

THE 57th Herefords Australia National Show and Sale in Wodonga delivered unprecedented prices for premium Hereford genetics, with the event’s $15,794 average making it the highest averaging bull sale in the breed’s history. In total, the sale grossed $1,611,000, including 59 junior bulls making $12,847, and 43 senior sires averaging $19,837. Now close to its…