Yearly Archive: 2018

2019 Year Identifier is Q

December 31, 2018

Happy New Year to all ALCA Members & friends. For all calves born during the 2019 year their identification letter is Q followed by their identification number eg. Q123

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Christmas Closing Times – ALCA Office

December 29, 2018

The ALCA office will be closed from Thursday 20th December 2018 and will re-open on Monday 7th January 2019. DNA Laboratories – Neogen will be closed from Monday 24th December 2018 until Tuesday 2nd January 2019. Zoetis will be closed for the Public Holidays.

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Canterbury cattle breeders named Local Heroes

November 28, 2018

The Press, North Canterbury, NZ – Article by Kim Nutbrown 21 November 2018 Kay and Philip Worthington have received a local hero medal for their work with young people and livestock.   A North Canterbury couple have been acknowledged for their work teaching high school students how to handle animals safely. Kay and Philip Worthington,...

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2018 Royal Melbourne Show – Australian Lowline results

October 24, 2018

The Royal Melbourne Show is over for another year and the Australian Lowlines, once again, showed the public a line-up of quality animals everyone would be proud to have in their herd at home. Although the entry numbers for all breeds were down due to the drought, the Lowlines presented 26 animals from 7 Victorian...

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2018 Royal Brisbane (EKKA) Show – Australian Lowline Results

September 5, 2018

Congratulations to all Lowline exhibitors on another great showing of Australian Lowline cattle 2018 Royal Brisbane (EKKA) Show results Junior Champion Heifer – Rotherwood Nova Girl owned by Sharon Coome Senior & Grand Champion Female – Loc-Hi Liberty owned by Lockyer District High School Junior Champion Bull – Loc-Hi Norman owned by Lockyer District High...

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ALCA AGM to be held in New Zealand

August 21, 2018

3rd – 4th November 2018 This year the ALCA AGM & Conference will be held at the Commodore Airport Hotel, 449 Memorial Ave. in Christchurch, New Zealand. A bus tour of some surrounding Lowline studs has been organized for Sunday 4th November, the day after the AGM. All members, Australian, New Zealand & international, are...

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North Queensland members showing success !

July 29, 2018

Lowabbee Lowlines from Mena Creek, Queensland, attended the Malanda Show and Atherton Show in July and had great success! Not bad for their first outings! They hope to show more widely next year and attend Malanda Small Farms Day in November to promote Lowlines. Malanda Show Results: Lowabbee Herberton placed 1st in the Small Breeds...

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Australian Lowline – The Book is here!

July 8, 2018

After many months of preparation (blood, sweat & tears) this much-awaited publication is here – Australian Lowline – 25 years of Breeding for Quality, Consistency & Temperament. The 2017/2018 year sees the Australian Lowline Cattle Association celebrating its 25th Anniversary. To mark this momentous occasion the Association has published this book tracing the origins of the...

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Strong showing of Australian Lowlines at Beef 2018

June 16, 2018

The Land – by Lea Coghlan (10 May 2018) THE grand champion ribbons in the Australian Lowline ring went south of the border today to first-time Beef Australia exhibitors. Vicki Gilbert, Rotherwood Stud, Cann River, Victoria, and her nephew Matt Cooney, Cann Valley Stud, Cann River, took home the grand champion male and female titles respectively. Judge Renee...

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2018 Rockhampton Beef – Australian Lowlines on show

June 16, 2018

Once again ALCA had a Trade site at Rockhampton Beef with just under one thousand visitors recorded, including local radio and ABC Tropical North radio doing live crosses and enquiries from France ( 1000 head dairy), South Africa, Philippines, China and Malaysia. In addition we had visitors from all over Australia including several from as...

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