Angus Australia eNews 12 October 2016    |    View this email online
2016 Spring Angus Bulletin now available
The 2016 Spring Angus Bulletin is now available to view.
2017 Teys Australia Angus Youth National Roundup Sponsors
Angus Youth and Angus Australia would like to acknowledge and thank the sponsors for the 2017 Teys Australia Angus Youth National Roundup. Without their support this event would not be possible. CLICK HERE FOR SPONSORS
Around the Saleyards October 12
Demand for cow and calf units as restockers continue to rebuild herd numbers has seen prices continue the push towards and beyond, $3,000 per head at Shepparton and Kyneton. Angus steers made 539c/kg at Yass. READ MORE
Nominations now open 2017 Norman Lethbridge Award
This is the fifteenth year of the award that is named in memory of the NSW State Committee’s past secretary and well known stock and station agent, Norman Lethbridge. READ MORE
Collecting DNA Samples
When collecting hair for DNA testing, please make sure that all samples are:
  • Clean and dry
  • Contains 30 to 40 hair follicles
  • Consider collecting two samples and storing one as a backup
  • Consider using registered mail, when sending the sample to Angus Australia.  This way the parcel can be tracked
  • Testing for Pest-virus, the sample must be collected and sent straight away to Angus Australia. (within 3 weeks from collection).  Samples collected any earlier could report a “NO RESULT” and recollection will be required.
Download October 2016 Angus BREEDPLAN Sire Summary
A copy of the Angus BREEDPLAN Sire Summary, based on the results from the October 2016 Angus BREEDPLAN analysis, is now available from the Angus Australia website. READ MORE
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