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REGISTERING CALVES PRIOR TO REGISTRATION.

Not every calf that is born is destined to be registered, for a whole heap of reasons, but that doesn’t mean that they shouldn’t be recorded.
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UNDERSTANDING IGS ACCURACY

One of the more confusing elements of the Shorthorn Beef IGS EPD’s has been the change in the way that accuracies are reported.
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THOUSAND GUINEAS SALES IN COSTCO

Costco is one of Australia's largest retailers of beef to consumers and postioning the JBS Australia Thousand Guineas Shorthorn brand in their stores is a hugely positive step for the brand.
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IGS BULL BUYERS GUIDE

Shorthorn Beef will host an IGS Bull Buyers Guide Zoom meeting next Thursday 20th August at 6.30 pm AEST, to demonstrate how to use the IGS Evaluation system when making your bull selections.
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IGS STANDARD CODES LIST

With the new Shorthorn IGS analysis, members will find that there are some new codes to understand prior to registering calves or recording various traits.

Some codes will change slightly, whilst some codes will remain the same, getting to know the right codes may take some time.

The most important codes to know are the new Fate Codes. These are standardised across the IGS system, so please take the time to use the correct one. In total, there are now 34 new Fate Codes, so there should be one to suit all needs.

To assist members to know which code to use when using the breeder portal on CGen, here is a complete list of all the IGS codes used.

IGS Standard Codes – Shorthorn Beef

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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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