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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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Australian Lowline Anniversary Book – Available for Pre-Order!

May 5, 2018

“A celebration of 25 years of the Australian Lowline Cattle Association and the acceptance of the Australian Lowline as a breed in its own right” We take a look at the heritage and the history of Australian Lowlines — encompassing the arrival of the Glencarnock Angus in 1929, to the Trangie Research Station in New South...


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2018 Royal Sydney Easter Show – Australian Lowline Results

April 4, 2018

Once again, another Easter is over & Lowline exhibitors are celebrating their successes. A line-up of quality cattle impressed young judge, Mr Tim Eyes, making his final choices quite difficult at times. The broad ribbons wins were shared around the studs proving the overall consistency of the breed. Congratulations to all exhibitors on a great...


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Kiwi at Canberra Show

March 17, 2018

Hard on the heels of her Lowline scholarship from New Zealand’s Canterbury Show to attend the 2017 Royal Brisbane Show at the EKKA, Georgia Rhodes has just completed another cattle scholarship trip to Australia. Georgia, 18, attended the Royal Canberra Show as a representative for the Canterbury A&P Association. She competed in the open age...


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A Masterpiece takes Canberra Lowline Supreme Award

March 14, 2018

The Land 24 Feb 2018 by Vernon Graham Supreme Lowline Exhibit – Rotherwood Masterpiece It was a family affair in the Australian Lowline judging ring at the Canberra show with a leading Victorian breeder and her nephew going head to head for the Supreme award. In the end Vicki Gilbert, Cann River, won the day...


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Beef Marketing & Co-Operative Management Workshop

February 20, 2018

The Southern Queensland Promotion Group has been able to source Government funding through the ‘Working Together Network’ to run a Beef Marketing and Co-Operative Management Workshop. This workshop will be held on the 7th April in Toowoomba, Queensland. This is a great opportunity to work together and improve your cattle enterprise. All members of ALCA...


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Don’t forget your show entries!

January 18, 2018

Happy New Year to all. The Year Letter for all your calves born in 2018 is the letter ‘P’ – all calves to be recorded or registered should have the letter ‘P’ before their identification number. Closing dates for your major Shows – 2018 Royal Canberra Show 23rd – 25th February at Exhibition Park in...


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