Vale Peter Duffy

We regret to advise the passing of previous Past President of North East Poll Hereford Breeders Group and retired committee member of VPHA, Mr Peter Duffy, formerly of Taradale Poll Hereford Stud, Thoona. Peter’s funeral will be held at 10am on Friday 1 September 2017 at the Catholic Church in Benalla.

15th European Hereford Conference Hungary 2018

Dear Association Leaders and Members, We are happy to inform you that our website for the 15th European Hereford Conference in Hungary (15-20th September 2018.) is now available, with all the necessary informations about the conference.  Please visit  www.hereford2018.com or www.herefordhungary2018.com.  We hope you can join us to the conference! RGS, Dr. István Márton general manager Hungarian Hereford, Angus, Galloway Association H –…

2017 CM Hocking Scholarship

Herefords Australia invites applications for the 2017 CM Hocking Memorial Scholarship. Applications will be considered from Australian citizens who are undertaking a course of study that will be applied to the breeding, care and maintenance of Hereford cattle and/or will be of benefit to the Australian Hereford industry. Applications are to be in writing and…

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 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…

Preferred Biosecurity Plan

Dear breeder, Please find attached the preferred Biosecurity Plan which needs to be completed (including Section 7 for Johne’s Disease) by 30 June 2017 if you wish to maintain your current Transitional J-BAS score. If you do not have a Biosecurity Plan in place by 30 June 2017 your herd will drop to J-BAS 0.For…

Proposed Constitution DRAFT

Dear Herefords Australia Member,  As indicated on Friday please find included in this email blast a link to the proposed constitution that has been developed in response to Pogson review. The board has received legal advice that it is simply good governance that a draft of the proposed constitution is released for member consultation and…