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SHORTHORN SALES FORGE AHEAD

Two leading Shorthorn studs, Sprys Shorthorns at Wagga Wagga and Belmore Shorthorns at Naracoorte are proceeding with their autumn sales, finding ways to offer clients the best possible purchasing opportunities, despite the current challenges.
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REGISTRATION AND DATA ENTRY

As there will be no further extracts coming from ABRI, Shorthorn Beef request that members NO LONGER SUBMIT any new records to Breedplan OR use the current system to register calves. Please send all registrations and trait records to the Shorthorn Beef office for inclusion in the new IGS analysis.
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2020 SHORTHORN BEEF MAGAZINE

Due to ongoing coronavirus restrictions impacting printing of the 2020 Shorthorn Beef magazine, here is the electronic link to view the book.

IGS GENETIC EVALUATION

The IGS Genetic Evaluation system for Shorthorn Beef is nearing a conclusion, with an expected changeover by 10thApril 2020 at the latest.
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NARACOORTE SETS NEW HEIGHTS IN 2020

In total, 47 bulls were offered and 39 sold at auction for an 83% clearance and an outstanding average of $8,256.
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61st Dectomax National Shorthorn Show & Sale Entry Form

The 61st Dectomax National Shorthorn Show & Sale entries are now online. Entries Close 10/04/2020
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Neogen beefs up Shorthorn Genomic Tools

Like Shorthorn Beef, NEOGEN last year entered into a partnership with IGS to ensure the world’s leading test provider and the world’s largest genetic database were working in sync.  Shorthorn Beef members now have access to a suite of breed-specific genomic tests.
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Understanding Shorthorn Satellite Programs

With the introduction of IGS with BOLT and the CGen software platform, Shorthorn Beef are also able to expand on the Shorthorn satellite herd program.
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Shorthorn MOOVE Program

The most important profit driver for any beef breeding business is maternal efficiency. How much breeders produce from any given system and how efficiently they produce it, is critical to the sustainability of any breeding operation.
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TGS Continues growth in Japan

The JBS Australia Thousand Guineas Shorthorn Branded Beef program continues to build momentum into the lucrative Japanese market. Here is a must see short video, prepared by JBS Australia on the Thousand Guineas brand for the Japanese market.
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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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