Yearly Archive: 2017

New edition of Lowline journal

July 13, 2017

The latest edition of Lowline, the Australian Lowline Cattle Association’s journal, is out now and filled with information about the breed, ranging from feature stories on Victoria’s oldest Lowline stud and Queensland’s newest Lowline stud, through to articles on bull selection and management, show results and reports from the various promotion groups. Always popular, Lowline...

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On Farm Challenge in South Australia

June 27, 2017

The South Australian Promotion Group have just completed another very successful On Farm Challenge for South Australian members. This is a competition where cattle are judged on their own farm & without any preparation. Very simple but very effective in helping breeders to identify good and not-so-good traits in their breeding herd so the breeder...

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June 20, 2017

This poster has been designed after requests from CLB producers for use in promotion in butcher’s shops – or at any other events – promoting CLB to consumers. It will be available to those that have signed the CLB Producer’s Agreement by contacting Carole, the ALCA Executive Officer and will be sent via email to...

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June 19, 2017

Rockhampton Show was well supported by Lowline breeders, with 6 studs exhibiting over 30 head of cattle. There was a real spirit of cooperation – from borrowing clippers and hoses to helping each other out cleaning and feeding and maintaining cattle – and that huge clean up job, everyone worked together! And what a great...

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WARNING – Yersinia Disease (Flood Mud Scours) is affecting flooded areas

May 15, 2017

Following the recent floods caused by Cyclone Debbie, there has been cases of Yersinia Disease in Northern NSW & it is expected to get worse. In these cases healthy animals have been affected resulting in rapid & painful death. District Veterinarians are warning cattle producers in flood affected areas to be on the lookout for...

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Lowline Steer Success in Carcase Competition

May 14, 2017

by Lucy & Lana Kuipers, Elle Kay Lowline Stud, Tuena, NSW Elle Kay Lowline steer – 3rd Place Live & 3rd Place on the Hook Since starting our cattle venture many years ago, we’ve always known that some people think little of Lowline cattle and view them as more a hobby or pretend cattle, rather...

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2017 Royal Sydney Easter Show – Lowline Results

April 27, 2017

The Royal Sydney Show judging was held on 7th April, 2017 at the Sydney Olympic Park at Homebush, NSW. Lowline girls, Sienna Smith & Lily & Ella Falkenburg with their heifers at Sydney Show An impressive line-up of 31 Lowlines and 8 calves were exhibited by 10 studs from New South Wales & Victoria. New...

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Lowlines make their mark in the Interbreed at Sydney Show

April 25, 2017

Every year at the Royal Sydney Show the perpetual Hordern Trophy is awarded to the best pair of beef cattle exhibits in the Interbreed competition. These pairs consist of the Grand Champion Bull and Female of each breed exhibited at the Sydney Show. It is a much sought after award as it includes prize money...

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Windsor Lowline Bull Takes Roger Barlow Trophy

April 25, 2017

By Daniel Pederson, The Land 7 April 2017 TWO-year-old Lowline bull O’Hara Sir Charles, owned by Wayne and Tracey Hall, Windsor, won the coveted Roger Barlow Perpetual Trophy for best Lowline exhibit at the Sydney Royal Show on Friday afternoon. O’Hara Sir Charles – Supreme Exhibit O’Hara Sir Charles also won senior champion and grand champion...

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2017 Toowoomba Royal Show – Lowline Results

April 21, 2017

The Toowoomba Royal Show was held from 30th March to 1st April at Toowoomba in Queensland.  Five Lowline studs exhibited 18 animals on the weekend. Unfortunately, due to the extensive flooding in Queensland from the recent cyclone, Rockhampton Girls Grammar School couldn’t travel with their show team to Toowoomba as planned, so missed the event....

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