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Cancellation of Royal Shows 2021

August 12, 2021

Unfortunately, due to the prevalence Covid-19 in the eastern states of Australia, the EKKA in Queensland, Royal Adelaide Show in South Australia & Royal Melbourne Show in Victoria have been canceled. Many of the local shows have also fallen victim to cancellations too. The Feature Show for Australian Lowlines at the Royal Melbourne Show will...


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Zoom meetings for Promotion Groups

July 1, 2021

ALCA is recommending that PG’s try Zoom meetings for their AGM’s this year. It is a Covid safe way to meet and network with each other and may allow more members to attend than a face to face meeting. It is quite easy to set up. Only the organiser needs to download the app and...


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Australian Lowlines are the Feature Breed at Royal Melbourne Show 2021

June 9, 2021

Entries for the 2021 Royal Melbourne Australian Lowline Feature Show are now open! Please visit the RASV website for the schedule and information on how to enter. It has been 21 years since Australian Lowlines were Feature Breed (at Royal Melbourne) with this year also marking 25 years of the breed being exhibited at Royal...


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Australian Lowlines stand the test of time in New Zealand

May 19, 2021

Imported into New Zealand from Australia in the late 1990s this compact framed breed of beef cattle is gaining recognition as the true beef producer it really is! The breed is proving to be an ideal solution for calving issues experienced in the dairy sector with NZ dairy farmers opting to use a Lowline bull...


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2021 Sydney Royal Easter Show Results

April 12, 2021

Another year has been and gone for the Sydney Royal Easter Show. Congratulations to all exhibitors on presenting a fine line up of great looking Australian Lowlines after what has not been the easiest past 12months! FEMALE, 9 & NOT OVER 12MTHS 1st   Rotherwood Radiant Girl (Rc) – Mr Matt Cooney 2nd  Elle Kay...


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Beef Australia 2021 Stud Cattle entries now open!

January 19, 2021

  Stud cattle entries for Beef Australia 2021 are now open! This event only happens once every three years and is the largest cattle exposition in the Southern Hemisphere. In 2018 there were 48 Australian Lowlines exhibited – it may be fewer this year but still a major event and everything cattle will be on...


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Juniors Successful at Cattle Camp

January 19, 2021

With the shortage of cattle events due to COVI-19, two ALCA Junior members jumped at the chance to attend a Cattle Camp. Recently Riley Jensen and Tom Smith attended the Brangus Cattle camp in Biloela, Queensland, along with 73 participants aged from 6  to 21 years. They camped together at the showgrounds, were allocated cattle...


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The Show must go on!

November 24, 2020

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…..

November 24, 2020

Riley Jensen and Timitch Hill Mac 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...


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2020 Royal Canberra Show Results

August 19, 2020

The Royal Canberra Show was held on the weekend of 28th – 30th March, just prior to the onset of Government Covid-19 restrictions so this may be the only cattle show for the year. The show was well attended by Lowline breeders from Victoria and New South Wales, with Victoria winning the State Challenge which...


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