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2020 SYCA Fundraising Auction

2020 SYCA Fundraising Auction to be held Via AuctionsPlus - 28th October 2020 from 9am - 7:30pm. Lot information available now.
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SCOTCH AND STRIPLOINS – REGATTA INJECTS SOME SPIRIT

Steak and whiskey lovers are getting a chance to enjoy the best of both worlds at the famous Regatta Hotel’s Boathouse Restaurant in Brisbane. In a collaboration between Coca-Cola Amatil, JBS Australia and the Regatta Hotel, two Thousand Guineas striploins will be dry aged and infused with two different types of whiskey.
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REGISTERING CALVES PRIOR TO REGISTRATION.

Not every calf that is born is destined to be registered, for a whole heap of reasons, but that doesn’t mean that they shouldn’t be recorded.
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UNDERSTANDING IGS ACCURACY

One of the more confusing elements of the Shorthorn Beef IGS EPD’s has been the change in the way that accuracies are reported.
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Beef Industry Information

grilled-meat-ribs-white-plate-tomatoes-18712247Shorthorn cattle are bred to solve problems, not create them.

This is the philosophy that underpins the Shorthorn breed in Australia and an outcome of this is the varying markets that Shorthorn cattle are in demand for.

Shorthorn cattle are extremely Feed Efficient, with an ideal temperament and superior carcass quality. Shorthorns are renowned for their performance on feed as well as their high yield.

The Australian Beef industry requires many protocols which have been developed for different market segments.

Some of these protocols are explained below

The MSA Grading System

The EUCAS (EU) System

LPA

PCAS

JBS Swift Great Southern

 

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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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