Australian Lowline – a heritage beef cattle breed

With a pure Aberdeen Angus ancestry, the breed, Australian Lowline, is unique in the cattle world. Having proven their suitability and viability within the commercial beef sector whilst also being ideally suited to the lifestyle farmer, Australian Lowlines are the breed of choice for many! Compact beefy cattle on a moderate frame!

Bred for functionality, conformation and performance from paddock to plate, this heritage beef breed is renowned for:

  • a particularly docile temperament
  • producing high quality beef finished on grass
  • calving ease
  • high fertility
  • breeding longevity
  • feed efficiency
  • and are polled

Become a member of ALCA today and start reaping the rewards!

The Association welcomes new members of all ages and abilities. We have dedicated youth activities and many members attend and compete at Shows, both Royal and local.
We will happily help guide you through promotion, competition, purchasing cattle and more.




and the Show must go on!

The New Zealand Canterbury Show’s 2020 beef cattle event drew good support from breeders with a shortened format and 60 cattle on site at the Christchurch Showgrounds. COVID changed things this year. Breed competitions were tightened up to cover one day rather than two, and youth events were able to be completed in a half…

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And the winner is…..

All applications for the Beef 2021 Youth Scholarship were of a very high standard. After much deliberation, the ALCA Council has announced ALCA junior member, Riley Jensen, as the winner. Riley is very passionate about the breed and judging –  we are certain to hear his name in the cattle world for many years to…

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