54th HEREFORDS AUSTRALIA NATIONAL SHOW & SALE (WODONGA)
May 8th & 9th, 2019
Entries are now open for the 54th Herefords Australia National Show and Sale (Wodonga).
Vendors are encouraged to use the online entry system – click here to access online entry form
DATES OF IMPORTANCE
The Herefords Australia National Show & Sale (Wodonga) Show & Sale Management Committee has provided the following information to assist vendors and patrons prepare for the 2019 event.
|1st October||Submit DNA samples to Herefords Australia for testing ASAP
All bulls must have a minimum of a low density genotype, be sire verified, and tested clear of all known genetic conditions. Full DNA testing results MUST BE AVALIABLE at the close of entries or entries will not be accepted.
|10th November||Entries Open|
|3rd February||All bulls must be scanned for EMA, IMF, rib fat depth, and rump fat depth, and have a scrotal measurement. These raw measurements must be submitted to BreedPlan by 3rd February 2019 for inclusion in the February BreedPlan run. Bulls without the above observed traits included in the February 2019 run will not be accepted for entry.|
|28th February||Entries close
Class sponsorships deadline
|18th April||Semen evaluation test results must be submitted to Duty Agent (Elders)
A crush-side semen evaluation test (semen density, wave motion and motility) is to be carried out by a qualified vet or licensed AI technician within 70 days prior to the sale. A semen test report form will be sent to vendors after close of entries. Semen morphology examination may be carried out at the discretion of the vendor.
National Health Declaration must be submitted to Duty Agent (Elders)
Pestivirus certification of testing and non-PI status must be submitted to Duty Agent (Elders)
All entries will be required to be tested for Pestivirus and certified non-PI (Persistently Infected). Certification of testing and proof of non-PI status will be required.
|7th May||Inspections commence at 8:00am
Withdrawals must be submitted to Duty Agent (Elders) no later than 9:30am
Dinner Function - Huon Hill Restaurant, Wodonga
|10th May||All bulls must be removed from complex by 11:00am|
For further information about entering bulls for the National Show & Sale (Wodonga) contact the event coordinator, Katelin Davies on 0459 233 422 or email firstname.lastname@example.org