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DNA Tissue Sampling Units

Allflex offer a unique solution for the accurate capture of DNA and along with combined management and NLIS tags, can close the loop on identification of your cattle.
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2018 Beef Week

The 2018 Beef Week Field Days are going to be bigger and better than ever this year and there are 6 Shorthorn studs participating in this showcase event.
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Meat & Wine Co coming to Perth

For Western Australian diners a new opportunity to enjoy the JBS Australia Thousand Guineas Shorthorn branded beef product is coming to Perth, with Meat & Wine Co due in 2018 to open their eighth Australian restaurant in the the old Palace Hotel in the heart of Perth’s financial district, St George’s Terrace.
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Consumers Drive Demand

No matter how eating quality is defined by the industry moving forward, one thing is clear, nothing will matter unless that quality is consistently appreciated by the consumer.
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The MSA Grading system

grilled-meat-ribs-white-plate-tomatoes-18712247Meat Standards Australia (MSA)

MSA Index Fact Sheet
MSA Beef Brochure 

MSA Website

Meat Standards Australia (MSA) is a beef and sheepmeat eating quality program designed to take the guesswork out of buying and cooking Australian red meat. MSA involves all sectors of the supply chain from paddock to plate. A wide range of cattle and sheep management practices, processing systems, cuts, ageing periods and cooking methods have been researched to determine the impact each has on eating quality.

MSA is allowing the industry to move towards payment systems developed on carcass quality and underpins many of the new marketing aims of the processing industry. It allows processors to reliably quantify specifications for end users and consistently deliver product tailored to suit various markets.

Shorthorn and Shorthorn cross cattle grade extremely well through MSA. With the breeds excellent carcass traits, temperament, growth traits and the ability to finish from grass and grain fed programs, they regularly grade well for ossification, marbling and meat colour.

 

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About Shorthorn

The Shorthorn breed is truly unique, from their distinctive roan colour, to their rich breed history and most importantly, the wonderful community of breeders, there is nothing else quite like a Shorthorn.

The key to the Shorthorn breeds advantage lies in their balanced genetic profile, driven by market participation that has been developed and refined, after more than 200 years of genetic selection under Australian conditions.

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