4th & 5th June 2018

Entries are now open for the 57th Herefords Australia National Show and Sale.

CLICK HERE to download full conditions of entry and entry form.
Vendors are encouraged to use the online entry system, CLICK HERE to access online entry form.

NEW FOR 2018 – Junior “N” Bulls Allowed

The following conditions apply:

  • The bulls must be born between 1st January 2016 and 1st April 2017
  • Birth Weight and 200 day weight and scanned data must be submitted to BREEDPLAN for the March run
  • These bulls must be sire verified and free from all known genetic conditions
  • They will be shown in with the juniors
  • They will be sold in age descending order in their nominated selling agent’s Junior run


The Herefords Australia National Show & Sale (Dubbo) Show & Sale Management Committee has provided the following information to assist vendors and patrons prepare for the 2018 event.

At the November Board meeting of Herefords Australia, a ruling was made that all entries of the 2018 Show and Sale adhere to the following requirements:

All bulls must be sire verified.

All bulls must free of any known genetic conditions.

All entries must have a minimum of a ‘Hereford Standard Bundle’, which for $60 includes a Low Density Geneseek (50k),  Sire Verification, HY, DL, IE, MSUD testing. If the animal is Polled, while not required, it is recommended to get the  ‘Hereford Horn/Poll Bundle’, which for $70 includes all of the above including a Horn/Poll test.

All DNA samples must be received by the Herefords Australia office prior to the close of entry – 4pm 13th March 2018.

It is important to note that sires may require to be upgraded from Microsatelitte to a SNP. Contact Hannah Bourke at          Herefords Australia to determine if your sires will require any upgrading prior to sire verification of your entries.

Catalogue notes for lots – vendors will be able to add Health Notes in the catalogue and this must be submitted at the time of entry – these may include results for bulls DNA test, poll test, gene markers test, disease tests and health status.

JBAS Score – a minimum score of 6 for the show and sale.

Entry Fee for 2018 will increase to $320 (includes GST)


1st March 2018: BREEDPLAN cutoff. All bulls are required to have current reportable EBVs (February 2018 analysis) for birth weight, 200/400 or 600 day weights, fat depth (rib & rump), eye muscle area & intra muscular fat and must have scrotal measurement submitted to BREEDPLAN by 1ST March 2018.

13th March: Entries close. All DNA samples must be received by the Herefords Australia office or entries will be denied.

25th May: Final day to submit Auctionsplus photos and information on bull so it can be uploaded to Auctionsplus.

3rd June: Inspections commence at 9:00am

4th June: Judging

5th June: Sale