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Marellan Shorthorns Offer GE-EPDs

Marellan Shorthorns have become the first Shorthorn herd in Australia to offer their clients genomically enhanced International Genetic Solutions (IGS) Expected Progeny Differences (EPD’s) on their line up of 2019 sale bulls. The evaluation of the Marellan sale team was undertaken through the new platform, ShorGene.
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Well Deserved Award for Lyn

On Friday 6th September, at a gathering for the South Australian Shorthorn Society, hosted at Adelaide’s famous Pink Pig restaurant, Lyn Nitschke, Carlton Shorthorns, was presented with Life Membership to the South Australian branch of Shorthorn Beef.
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2019 – Meating the Future World Conference

Tickets are on sale for the 2019 Meating the Future Shorthorn World Conference. With a fantastic lineup of speakers including the team from IGS and a dinner featuring Thousand Guineas Shorthorn Beef, make sure that you don't miss it. Book your tickets at Shorthorn Beef.
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World Conference Youth Scholarships

The Shorthorn Youth Foundation are providing 10 tickets valued up to $300 each for eligible Shorthorn Youth members looking to attend the 2019 World Shorthorn Conference in Wagga.
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2019 Ruby & Roan Sale Entries

Entries in the 2019 Ruby & Roan Sale will close Friday August 30th at 5.00 pm. This is your opportunity to promote your herd to an international audience.
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Adelaide Show – Timetable changes

Shorthorn judging for the Adelaide Show will be held on Friday 6th September at 9 am.
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MYOSTATIN E226X – Busting the Myths

Myostatin E226X is a variant gene known to be present in the Shorthorn population in Australia and it seems to be generating a lot of myths around its effects. In this article we will attempt to bust the myths and shed some light on the Myostatin E226X variant gene and its effect on Shorthorn cattle.
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Chelsea Rayner – A Rising Champion

Well known Shorthorn Youth Vice President, Chelsea Rayner has been selected as a finalist in the 2020 CCA & NAB Agribusiness Rising Champion Initiative.
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SA Junior Heifer Expo results

Nineteen Shorthorn competitors were among one hundred and seventy five entrants from across Australia aged from eight to twenty three years who attended the event held at the Adelaide showground in July over four days.
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2019 ROYAL MELBOURNE SHOW

Entries for the 2019 Royal Melbourne Show close on July 26th. To be there when the stars come out, make sure you get your show entries in before the deadline.
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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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