Angus Australia eNews 3 August 2016   |    View this email online

Commercial Angus AuctionsPlus Report 29 July

Friday’s AuctionsPlus sale, 29 July, saw a decreased in numbers of 1065 head on the previous week with breeders and cow & calf numbers steady while young cattle numbers remained strong. The sale numbers were dominated by Angus and Angus cross cattle that out-performed all others in 85% of the sale. READ MORE
ASBP Cohort 7 - Nominations close 5 Aug
Nominations for the next joining round of the Angus Sire Benchmarking program (ASBP) to produce the Cohort 7 progeny will close at COB Friday 5 August 2016. READ MORE
2016 Angus National Conference - Video
Ben Thomas - MLA Australian beef cattle market forecast

Angus bull sale results
Angus bull sales are in full swing across the north this week with some record average prices seen already in the last 2 weeks. To view an up to date list of sale results for 2016 as well as results for the last 4 years CLICK HERE
Honour of the highest for Koojan Hills stalwart Lew Smit
A tribute to Lew Smit, well known Angus breeder from Koojan Hills Angus, Kojonup WA, took place at a Bunbury golf resort on Thursday 28 July. Lew was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 2013 for service to the livestock industry, particularly involving the Angus breed. READ MORE
The Land Southern Beef Week
After braving the cold and sleety conditions of Northern Beef Week, Angus Australia’s Education Officer, Liz Roan and Project Officer - Angus BREEDPLAN, Ashleigh Horne headed down south to meet with producers during the first couple of days of The Land’s Southern Beef Week. READ MORE
Around the saleyards 3 Aug
The strong market for Angus and Angus cross cattle has continued, with the Tamworth prime cattle sale, described as the ‘dearest sale ever’, with Angus steers again commanding prices above 400c/kg across the country. READ MORE
Position Vacant - Graphic Design & Marketing Officer
Angus Australia is seeking a Graphic Design & Marketing Officer. READ MORE
2016 Angus National Conference - Video
Ciaran O'Gorman - AuctionsPlus Opportunities from online livestock selling WATCH THE VIDEO HERE
Position Vacant - Youth Development & Education Officer
Angus Australia is seeking a full time Youth Development & Education Officer. READ MORE
Beef Spectacular Feedback Trial 2017 - Entries close Friday July 31 2016
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 . CLICK HERE
Maximising BREEDPLAN Contempary Groups
It is important that breeders try to maximise the number of their calves represented within each contemporary group to optimise the results from their performance recording. There are a number of strategies that can be implemented to achieve this. READ MORE
Spring calf record forms
2016 Spring Calf Record Forms have been compiled and posted to all Spring Calving Members via paper form. Members that have not requested paper copies, your electronic file is available on your members download area. If you have any queries regarding your 2016 Inventory, please contact the Member Services Team, 02 67734600 or
The 2016 Winter Bulletin
The Winter 2016 Angus Bulletin is now available to view.
Download August 2016 Angus BREEDPLAN Sire Summary
A copy of the Angus BREEDPLAN Sire Summary, based on the results from the August 2016 Angus BREEDPLAN analysis, is now available from the Angus Australia website. READ MORE
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