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Ekka Shorthorn Judging Results

Shorthorn Judging at Ekka was run last week with a quality line up of cattle presented. They were carefully examined by the experienced eye of Roger Evans of Nagol Park Shorthorns. Roger said that quality had been exceptional.
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2019 World Shorthorn Conference “Meating the Future”

The Australian Shorthorn Family invites you to the 2019 World Conference & Tour The Pre-Conference tour starts Monday 23rd September 2019 with 3 nights in Adelaide, during this time you will view Bayview Stud, Bundaleer Stud & Carlton Stud. While in SA the home of some of Australia’s best wine, you will visit one of the oldest & best wineries, Yalumba (Est 1849)
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MORTAL & HERITAGE IN THE ABS AUSTRALIA STABLE.

Two elite Shorthorn sires, Sprys Heritage M213 and Sprys Mortal M40, have now also joined the Shorthorn sire battery at ABS Australia.
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Shorthorn – Global Premium Beef Production

Want to understand more about the global platform for premium Shorthorn beef. Check out this video for Glenarm Shorthorn Beef in Northern Ireland.

Buying Shorthorn Bulls

IMG_4050Shorthorn Breeders are some of the most progressive and innovative breeders in Australia.

They are also found Australia wide.

Buying a bull is more than just another purchase, it is an investment in your business and the genetic progress of your herd.

These days, there is an amazing amount of technical skills employed to breed quality Shorthorn sires for you.

From endless hours of research to analyse the most suitable genetics, to on farm quality assurance programs, to the most modern genetic evaluation tools, to phenotypic analysis and interpretation, making the grade as a sale bull requires each sire to pass through a rigorous exam before they are presented to you.

What does this mean for you?

This means that when you attend a Shorthorn Beef members sale that you can rest assured they have done a lot of the hard work for you.


Finding a Shorthorn Beef member

Shorthorn Beef members are located Australia wide.

To assist you to locate a member near you, or find a specific breeder, Shorthorn Beef provides a Member Search function.

Shorthorn Beef Member Search


Finding a Shorthorn Sire by EBV Search

Shorthorn Beef members utilise Shorthorn Group BREEDPLAN.

Shorthorn Group BREEDPLAN is one of the most advanced genetic evaluation systems in the world.

You can search for active Shorthorn Bulls depending on your criteria, allowing you to identify sires that may best compliment your breeding program.

To understand how to use Shorthorn Group BREEDPLAN to assist you to select your Shorthorn Bulls please visit the

BREEDPLAN and the Bull Buyer Page.

Shorthorn Beef provide an advanced search function that will allow you to select Shorthorn Sires within your desired range.

Shorthorn Group BREEDPLAN EBV Search


Finding a Sale near you

Shorthorn Beef members conduct Auctions annually at different times of the year. They also hold Private Treaty Sales where you can select bulls in the paddock.

Whilst not every sale is listed on the Shorthorn Beef website, many breeders do list their catalogues here, so feel free to look through the list of upcoming sales.

Shorthorn Beef Sale Catalogues

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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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