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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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2017 Royal Brisbane Show (EKKA)

August 29, 2017

On Friday 18th August, Australian Lowlines at their best were paraded at the EKKA for all to see. A brilliant line-up of cattle with keen participants, proud owners and breeders. Congratulations to all. Grand Champion Female – Dakabin Infinity owned & bred by Dakabin State High School Grand Champion Bull – Pittsworth Model owned &...


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Meet the Minis Day

July 16, 2017

Lowlines participated in the Meet the Minis Day on July 2nd held at Junabel Miniatures. It is an open day for families and small acreage farmers to meet and share our livestock and have fun! Over 4300 people attended and the Lowlines saw most of them! We have two new members already as a result....


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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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ROCKHAMPTON SHOW RESULTS

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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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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