Yearly Archive: 2016

Meet the new ALCA Council

October 3, 2016

Front row (left to right): Julie Knight (Vic), Lucy Kuipers (NSW), Philip Worthington (NZ) Back row (left to right): Klaus Emmerich (SA), Christian Grieves (NSW), Gordon Guthrie (NZ), Colin Schiller (QLD) and Carole Johns (Executive Officer). Absent: Michele Molloy (QLD) and Ku Lacey (QLD) The weekend of 1st October 2016 saw a well supported ALCA...

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Lowline Beef snags SA buyers

September 29, 2016

Article by Catherine Miller, Stock Journal  28 September 2016 A burgeoning Australian Lowline beef brand is proof from little things, big things can grow. In November 2014, South East breeders Denise and Peter Moloney, Burrungule, joined forces with Sue Foureur, Glencoe, after being frustrated by poor prices for their Lowline and Lowline-cross cattle. VALUE ADDING: Sue Foureur,...

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Ballarat Grammar’s Ag students are taking to the show ring

September 29, 2016

Henry, Emma & Matt Dickinson at Ballarat Grammar (Courtesy of Dannika Bonser, Weekly Times) By Sarah Hudson, The Weekly Times 21 September 2016 THIS year’s Royal Melbourne Show will be a particularly proud one for Matt Dickinson. The Ballarat Grammar agriculture and horticulture teacher will work alongside seven of his students in the show ring,...

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2016 Royal Melbourne Show – Australian Lowline Results

September 28, 2016

Proud exhibitors & SRPG members celebrating at the 20th Anniversary showing of Lowlines at the 2016 Royal Melbourne Show   This year marked the 20th Anniversary of the first showing of Australian Lowline cattle at the Royal Melbourne Show in 1996. The stands were packed with ALCA members, past & present, other cattle exhibitors, as well as...

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Best Junior Judges named at Toowoomba Beef Expo

September 18, 2016

Riley Clancy (left), from Pittsworth State High School, who was awarded the trip to New Zealand & Sarah Wirth, from Dalby State High School, who won the Junior Judging competition. Article by Amy Lyne (Rural Weekly – 2 September 2016) The best junior judges were on show as Toowoomba’s Queensland Beef Expo got underway this...

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Australian Lowline Muster & Show – Entries now open!

September 15, 2016

The Australian Lowline Youth Committee welcomes all young and current Cattlemen and women to the 2017 Inaugural Australian Lowline Muster and Show. We have been working hard to make sure you all thoroughly enjoy this event, make new friends, and gain knowledge and experience of the Beef Cattle Industry.            AUSTRALIAN LOWLINE MUSTER & SHOW FACT...

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2016 Royal Adelaide Show – Lowline Results

September 11, 2016

The Royal Adelaide Show has the atmosphere of a big friendly country show & it is always a pleasure to participate. Exhibitors travel from most states with their best cattle to compete. This year Lowlines were shown by Glenlonny Lowlines (Glencoe, SA), Serena Downs Lowlines (Windsor Downs, New South Wales) & Wanamara Lowlines (Major Plains,...

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Lowlines … Grass fed + Efficient Feed Conversion = $

September 7, 2016

It is always asked – can I make a profit from Lowlines? Recently 8 Lowline steers were sold through Shepparton Saleyards (Vic) for $825 (+GST) each – av. weight 286kg. Eight weeks later the purchaser of these steers on-sold them for $1050 (+GST) through Heyfield Saleyards in Victoria – giving the Vendor a profit of $225...

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Lowlines shine at EKKA

August 18, 2016

Congratulations to all exhibitors at the 2016 Royal Brisbane Show (EKKA) who presented a great line up of Lowlines. Big winners at this years show were Dakabin State High School who won Senior Champion Cow & Grand Champion Female with Dakabin Infinity & also took out first place in the Breeders Group. Tanview Lowlines had a great show...

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Macquarie Country Skills Group working with Lowlines

July 20, 2016

I’M IN TRAINING FOR THE SHOW SEASON Warren Show Report I lead a calf. She was 5 months old. It was my first time and her first time. She jumped a bit but it was fun. I would like to do it more often. I took home a first prize ribbon. Jack Varagnolo, Trangie  ...

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