2017 Sydney Royal Beef Challenge – Entries Now Open

The Sydney Royal Beef Challenge was established in 2011. It's a feedlot trial competition run by the RAS in regional NSW. As a commercially-focused feedlot competition, the annual Sydney Royal Beef Challenge is unique.  It represents all stages of the process including live assessment, carcase judging, profitability and eating quality, plus all animals entered in…

Herefords Auctioned for Bush Fire Appeal

Steers sold at last Thursday's Armidale cattle sale will ultimately help farmers affected by the St Ivan's fire in central NSW.  The 17-month-old Te-Angie blood steers, weighing 585kg, sold for 292c/kg or $1708, with one third of the proceeds donated to the Dunedoo Bush Fire Appeal. Chris Johnston, Cameron and Davidson, Gunnedah, said the funds would help in the purchase of…

2017 SBTS Regional Forums

Dear SBTS Stakeholders, As you may be aware, in 2017 SBTS will be running 14 Regional Forums around Australia.  Click here for registration forms and more information. The Regional Forums will be held on the following dates in the following locations: The program has been designed to cover a number of important topics for BREEDPLAN members.…

Vale Wendy Hain

It is with great sadness we notify our members of the passing of Wendy Hain, Gunyah Herefords, Cooma NSW, last Friday. Wendy's funeral will take place in the Catholic Church at Cooma on Friday 17th February at 11 am. Wendy was well known to Hereford breeders with many major success in both the show and auction rings.

Uploading Videos to Animals

We are now able to upload videos, in addition to images, to individual animals on our system. The cost is $11/animal and the preferred formats to send them videos in is .wmv or .avi. This is a great marketing tool for those members with upcoming bull sales. Should you have any questions or wish to…

Member Communications Survey

Last week, all members were sent an online survey link from The Leading Partnership, who is currently preforming the Herefords Australia Review. Your participation in this survey, and the call for submissions, is integral to the review. All results are received by Philip Pogson, The Leading Partnership, and your anonymity is guaranteed. If you have not yet received the…

Vale Ella Robinson

The family of Herefords Australia Life Member Ella Robinson wish to notify the membership of Ella’s passing on Monday 16 January, 2017. Funeral services will be on Friday 20th at 3pm at St Patrick's Cathedral, cnr Neil & James Streets, Toowoomba, Qld followed by interment at the Garden of Remembrance Cemetery, Ruthven St, Toowoomba. Many…

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…