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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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Christmas/New Year Holiday Times

December 19, 2017

ALCA Office – We are closed from the afternoon of Friday 22nd December 2017 & will be back on Monday 8th January 2018.   Geneseek Laboratory – (formerly University of Queensland UQ) The Animal Genetics Laboratory will be closed over the Christmas break from Friday 22nd December 2017 to Monday 8th January, 2018. If you...


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2017 Canterbury A & P Show – New Zealand

November 22, 2017

The South Island of New Zealand once again saw the parading of some great Lowline cattle at their recent show. Congratulations to all exhibitors & paraders. Woolstone Park Genoa – Supreme Champion Lowline The Judge was Wayne McLaren, Christchurch, New Zealand Associate Judge was Dean Fogarty, Australia Australian students, Dean Fogarty from Downlands College in...


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CERTIFIED LOWLINE BEEF – DNA TESTING

November 21, 2017

                                                                 The provenance of the beef – We have always known that CLB meat can be genetically traced and the parentage of the beef verified because all Certified Lowline Beef produced is at least 50% registered Australian Lowline. As all registered Lowlines have DNA and parent verification on record and have so for many generations,...


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2017 Royal Melbourne Show Australian Lowline Results

October 6, 2017

The Royal Melbourne Show was another success for the Lowline breed. A quality line-up made judge, Ross Canning’s decisions very difficult at times. A very experienced all breed judge, Ross first judged Lowlines 20 years ago & has previously judged them at Melbourne, Adelaide & at the New Zealand Royal Shows as well as being...


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Australian Lowline Cattle Association AGM – Saturday 7th October 2017

September 21, 2017

The ALCA AGM is being held at 2 pm on Saturday 7 th October 2017 in Brisbane, Queensland at the Airport Admiralty Quality Inn Motel, 95 Nudgee Road, Hamilton. ALCA members are encouraged to attend. It is a great opportunity to meet your Councillors, network with other members and socialise. This event is not only...


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2017 Royal Adelaide Show – Australian Lowline Results

September 6, 2017

Australian Lowlines were exhibited by studs from 3 states at the 2017 Royal Adelaide Show – Serena Downs (NSW), Wanamara (Vic) & Glenlonney (SA). Judge Neil Watson, Tamworth, NSW said both his grand champions were very good representatives of the breed but the bull would “take the breed to the next step”. “It is a very...


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Lowlines helping to promote & educate the future Cattle breeders!

September 6, 2017

At the recent Beef Expo held in Toowoomba, a strong group of Australian Lowline and Lowline cross animals were assessed by youth members or members of a Lowline member school. 51 students representing 6 schools participated in the competition. Two outstanding students; Tracey Denning (Pittsworth State High School) and Dean Fogarty (Downlands College) tied for...


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