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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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Cross Breeding with Shorthorns

The Shorthorn breed is one of the most complementary breeds in the well, forming the basis of over 40 breeds worldwide.

Renowned for their maternal attributes and their excellent carcass quality and backed up by market demand and market diversity, adding Shorthorn genetics to your program could deliver big returns to your bottom line.

Knowing how to unlock the potential of your beef production business through cross breeding though, isn’t always as easy as it sounds. For some, the concept is a confusing and difficult one, but it doesn’t have to be.

Unlocking the potential profitability of your breeding program through cross breeding is as simple as understanding 4 key steps.

To understand more, please click here.

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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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