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Angus Australia eNews 29 June 2016   |    View this email online
Angus Australia NEW Website
Angus Australia is please to annouce our NEW website.
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Record breaking week for Angus Heifers
It has been another record week for the Angus breed and in the cattle industry as Angus heifers smashed all previous records at Wagga to make $2,172 per head.  READ MORE
Genomics in a Modern Angus Beef Business - Regional Forums
Angus Australia will once again be conducting a series of regional forums across Australia during July.  The regional forums are open to anyone with an interest in Angus cattle and are a great way to catch up with Angus Australia staff and fellow Angus beef producers.  READ MORE
ASBP Cohort 6 Calving Commences
The first calf from Cohort 6 of the Angus Sire Benchmarking Program (ASBP) was born on the 13th June 2016 at the co-operator herd owned and managed by Stephen and Amity Chase, “Waitara” Trangie, NSW. CLICK HERE
Angus steers and heifers trump 2016 Sydney Royal Beef Challenge
Angus steers and heifers have trumped the field in this year’s Sydney Royal Beef Challenge. Monday 27 June saw around 50 producers and industry representatives brave the mud and the rain to converge on the MacCue family’s Wilga Feedlot, Bellata NSW for the live assessment spectacle and Average Daily Gain (ADG) judging Open Day.  READ MORE
Northern Beef Week 2016
Each year New South Wales Northern Beef Week provides Angus Australia staff with the opportunity to visit Angus Australia members within the New England area. READ MORE
Commercial Angus AuctionsPlus Report
Angus and Angus cross cattle leapt off the blocks this week securing top prices in over 80% of categories in Friday’s AuctionsPlus sale 24 June. READ MORE
Updated EBVs Now Available
The latest July BREEDPLAN analysis has been completed and the results are now available.  CLICK HERE
Matthew George Young Stockman Award
This Award offers a wonderful opportunity annually to one deserving young stockman to travel overseas, to become an ambassador for the industry, to study other beef cattle breeding programs, developments and practices, and then to share their new-found knowledge to advance the beef cattle industry in Australia.  Closing date 31 July 2016. CLICK HERE
Passing of Helen Lethbridge
Angus Australia is saddened to hear of the recent passing of Mrs Helen Lethbridge.  READ MORE
Testimonial dinner for Mr Lew Smit OAM
The WA Angus Committee is holding a testimonial dinner for retired Angus breeder Lew Smit OAM.  Join cattle enthusiasts from around Australia to pay tribute to and celebrate the enormous contribution made to the cattle Industry.  READ MORE
Beef Spectacular
The objective of this trial is to evaluate the performance of teams of five animals in achieving the commercial requirements of Teys Australia’s Jindalee Feedlot grain fed beef program (targeting the branded products of Riverine Premium Beef, Teys Certified Premium Black Angus and Riverine Classic Beef).  Entries close Friday July 31 2016  To download entry form
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Black Dog Australia
Mental health, especially amongst rural males is a massive problem that needs support.
Black Dog Institute CLICK HERE
Team Black Dog Australia CLICK HERE
Days to Calving EBV
Breeders interested in the Days to Calving EBV need to record all ‘events’ associated with the natural joining of their females from the start of the mating period in each breeding season through to when the subsequent calves are born.  More information on recording Days to Calving Information can be found on the Angus Australia website. CLICK HERE
Updating our records for your registered Males
Members are encouraged to fate and remove males that are no longer in their ownership.  Using the same fate codes available for the female inventory.   If you have any queries regarding Sire profiles, please contact the Member Services Team, 02 67734600 or regos@angusaustralia.com.au
 
For a full list of fate codes visit the Angus Australia website CLICK HERE
Download July 2016 Angus BREEDPLAN
Sire Summary
A copy of the Angus BREEDPLAN Sire Summary, based on the results from the July 2016 Angus BREEDPLAN analysis, is now available from the Angus Australia website. READ MORE
   
   
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