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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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Herd Inventory Fees

Herd Inventories Forms (Cows) are sent to each Shorthorn Beef member at the beginning of each Calendar Year. They are pre-printed with a record of every active female, over 2 years of age at the beginning of the calendar year, and registered to the individual Herd Ident.

Herd Inventories Forms (Heifers) are sent to each Shorthorn Beef member by the end of June. They are pre-printed with a record of every active female, 2 years of age at the end of June, and registered to the individual Herd Ident.

It is important that Herd Inventory Forms are completed and signed by members and returned to the Shorthorn Beef Office to allow the registers to be updated.

Herd Inventory Fees are payable against all active females recorded in each members Herd Ident.

An example of a herd with 337 active HBR females in their inventory

*all prices are ex GST

First 100 females are payable at $25

Next 100 Females are payable at $24

Next 100 Females are payable at $23

Next 37 Females are payable at $22

The more active Females in the inventory, the less they cost to include.

Female Fee Inventory Schedule

*all prices are ex GST

The first 100 Females (or part thereof)     $25

101 to 200 Females                                        $24

201 to 300 Females                                       $23

301 to 400 Females                                       $22

401 to 500 Females                                       $21

501 to 600 Females                                       $20

601 to 700 Females                                       $19

701 to 800 Females                                       $18

801 to 900 Females                                       $17

901 to 1,000 Females                                    $16

1,001 to 1,100 Females                                  $15

1,101 to 1,200 Females                                  $14

1,201 to 1,300 Females                                  $13

1,301 to 1,400 Females                                  $12

1,401 to 1,500 Females                                  $11

Females in excess of 1,500                           $10

SCR Females                                                    $10

MBR Females                                                   $25

A late penalty of $5.00 per animal applies to cow inventory payments received after 31st March

A late penalty of $5.00 per animal applies to heifer inventory payments received after 30th September

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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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