Herefords Australia Research and Development

As a modern Breed Organisation, Herefords Australia has conducted an extensive audit of production and market specification performance of Hereford cattle across the feedlot, pasture finishing and processing sectors of industry. Key areas for breed development have been identified and the strengths and weaknesses of currently available selection tools have been considered with a view to maximising the benefits on existing and emerging technologies. With the financial assistance of the MLA Donor Company, Herefords Australia is addressing these issues trough an extensive Research and Development Program.

The two major projects that are currently undertaken by our R & D Program are: