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VALE – PHILLIP BURNETT

It is with tremendous regret that we announce the passing of Mr. Phillip Burnett, Crathes Park Shorthorns, Vasse, WA.
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NEW DIRECTORS & NEW ROLES

Following on from the Shorthorn Beef 2020 AGM, the Shorthorn Beef board has welcomed two new Directors to the board and seen two familiar faces move on to new challenges.
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New Office Number

With the re-location of the office we now have a new number, if you wish to contact the office please call 02 6771 5848 in the future. We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused. All other details remain the same.

Genetic Hub

The Shorthorn Society of Australia,  The Australian Limousin Breeders Society & The Australian Simmental Breeders Association are proud to announce the commencement of a new business, Genetic Hub.
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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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