Move to SNP Based DNA

In order to be in a position to utilise genomic technologies, Herefords Australia have decided to move DNA testing from microsatellite technology (MIPs) to Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs). All new samples received for DNA testing as of 1 July 2016 will be tested using SNP based tests. SNP based DNA gives Herefords Australia the opportunity…

2016 East Gippsland Beef Conference – 16 August 2016

The 2016 East Gippsland Beef Conference this year combines the best of both worlds – a conference in a comfortable setting, and farm visits to innovative farms in the local area. Conference patrons can choose to visit either Shaun Beasley’s “Emu Park” farm, where measurement is king, and evidence-based agriculture is at work, Bonaccord Ingram, a large-scale vegetable and cropping…

Email Notifications to Members

A number of Members have recently expressed concern that they are not receiving emails from Herefords Australia. If you are concerned that you are missing important email notifications from us, please follow this checklist: 1.    Have you recently changed your email address and/or your email service provider?  If so, have you advised Herefords Australia to…

Additions to Finance Committee

The Board is pleased to announce the addition of Robert O’Reilly to the Board’s Finance and Investment Committee (F&I). Robert joins Phil Gay as co-opted expert advisors to the Committee. Phil has been assisting the F&I Committee for the past two years. Robert’s appointment followed discussions at the June Board meeting. We are grateful to…

Pat Pearce Re-Elected As Chairman of Herefords Australia

 Southern NSW Hereford and Poll Hereford breeder Pat Pearce has been re-elected as chairman of Herefords Australia. Mr Pearce, of Yavenvale Herefords and Poll Herefords, Adelong, was elected by the board of directors at the Herefords Australia annual general meeting in Dubbo last night. Newly elected director Lachy Day, Days Whiteface, Bordertown, SA, was appointed…