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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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2018 Magazine Prospectus

The Shorthorn Beef Magazine is a high quality, 64 page A4 publication, distributed nationally in January. The magazine covers topics relevant to all Cattle Breeders including new technologies, market opportunities, productivity improvements and resource utilisation projects.
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2017 Royal Hobart Show Results

Congratulations to all exhibitors! Full results now available.
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Vale Knox Durrant

It is with deep regret that we note the passing of renowned Shorthorn breeder Knox Durrant. A Memorial Service in thanksgiving for the life of Mr Knox Durrant will be held at the Echuca Moama Uniting Church cnr of Hare & Pakenham Streets, Echuca on Monday November 6, 2017 commencing at 4:00 pm. We sincerely offer our condolences to the Durrant family at this time.
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Become a Member

The Shorthorn breed is a vibrant and dynamic community to be part of. Membership is available to everyone, even if you don’t own any cattle.

It is a great, cost effective way, to keep up to date with all things Shorthorn in Australia and entitles you to many benefits.

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IMG_3866Full Membership

Full membership in Shorthorn Beef entitles members to register their own stud as well as their own cattle. Full members who have also joined Shorthorn Group BREEDPLAN are entitled to have their animals included in the Shorthorn Group BREEDPLAN analysis.

Full membership is a voting membership and entitles the member to nominate for the Shorthorn Beef Board as well as vote for other nominees.

Full members are entitled to receive all publications from Shorthorn Beef including the Shorthorn Beef Magazine, Newsletter and E-News updates.

Full members also have access to the Members Only section of the website where members may download their forms, update details and register calves online.

Full membership costs $220* per year.

Application for Full Membership

 


Application for Full Membership PDF Form


IMG_3820Associate (Commercial) Membership

Associate membership entitles you to become a member of Shorthorn Beef, if you do not have a need to register cattle.

Associate members are entitled to receive all publications from Shorthorn Beef including the Shorthorn Beef Magazine, Newsletter and E-News updates.

Associate membership is a non voting membership.

Associate membership costs $50* per year.

Application for Associate Membership

 


Application for Associate Membership PDF Form


SYCA-2Youth Membership

Youth membership is designed for Youth members up to the age of 25 years. Youth members are entitled to register their own stud and animals. Youth members who have also joined Shorthorn Group BREEDPLAN are entitled to have their animals included in the Shorthorn Group BREEDPLAN analysis.

Schools are also entitled to register animals without having to pay any inventory fees.

Youth members are also entitled to become part of the Shorthorn Youth Club. The Youth Club conducts a Handlers Camp each year and enjoys an excellent reputation for assisting Youth members become tomorrows leaders.

Youth members are entitled to receive all publications from Shorthorn Beef including the Shorthorn Beef Magazine, Newsletter and E-News updates.

Youth membership is a non voting membership.

Youth membership costs $10* per year.

Application for Youth Membership

 


Application for Youth Membership PDF Form


IMG_0035International Associate Membership

International Associate membership is a great way for people to stay in touch with the Shorthorn Breed in Australia.

International Associate members are entitled to receive all publications from Shorthorn Beef including the Shorthorn Beef Magazine, Newsletter and E-News updates.

International Associate membership is a non voting membership.

International Associate membership costs $50(AUD)* per year.

Application for International Membership

 


Application for International Associate Membership PDF Form


grilled-meat-ribs-white-plate-tomatoes-18712247Corporate Membership

Corporate membership is a great way to make sure your business is kept up to date with events in the Shorthorn breed.

Corporate members are entitled to receive all publications from Shorthorn Beef including the Shorthorn Beef Magazine, Newsletter and E-News updates.

It is also a great way to assist you to get your message out to all Shorthorn breeders and enthusiasts.

Corporate membership 1 Year membership costs $200* per year.

Corporate membership 2 Years membership costs $350* per year.

Corporate Membership of Shorthorn Beef is a non voting membership and accords the following benefits:

  • Receive a discount rate of 25% for advertising in the Shorthorn Beef magazine, published annually.
  • Receive a discount rate of 25% for advertising in the Shorthorn Beef Newsletters published quarterly.
  • Receive a discount rate of 25% for advertising in the Shorthorn Beef E-News published fortnightly.
  • Mail-out service to Shorthorn Beef members at cost.
  • Free direct email service to Shorthorn Beef members.

Application for Corporate Membership

*All prices are ex GST

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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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