Staff Changes – Registrar

Dear Members, It is with significant regret that I have to inform the membership that both Amanda Graham and Tessa Frew will be leaving the staff of Herefords Australia at the end of this year.   Amanda has been a very diligent and effective member services officer.  She has improved a number of contact areas for…

The New Approach to Johnes Disease in Cattle

The new, national approach to Johne’s disease (JD) in cattle – the BJD Framework – offers a fresh approach to the management of the endemic disease. It focuses on managing on-farm biosecurity risk rather than controlling disease through regulation and treats JD as just one of many diseases that producers must manage within their business. Supported by more…

Australian Institute of Company Directors Course

Cattle Council of Australia –  The long term productivity and profitability of the grassfed beef industry is reliant on the industry being represented by producers with strong corporate governance and leadership skills. Cattle Council of Australia, in conjunction with Meat & Livestock Australia, are providing the opportunity for fourteen grassfed beef producers to develop their…

Where to With Genomics – Webinar

The sixth and final 2016 SBTS and TBTS Webinars, 'Where to With Genomics?', was held last night. The webinar was recorded and is now available on the SBTS/TBTS YouTube channel:  For more information, contact: Catriona Millen Technical Officer Southern Beef Technology Services ABRI, University of New England, Armidale NSW 2351 Ph: (02) 6773 3357 Mob:…

Vale Clive McEachern

We sadly report the passing of AHS Past President and Life Member, Clive McEachern, Ardno Herefords, Inverleigh, Victoria. Clive passed away on Sunday, November 6 after a brief illness. The Ardno Stud was registered in 1935 by Clive’s father Ralph and became widely recognised as one of the finest female herds in Australia. During the…