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Ardrossan Lowline Beef wins Taste Competition

November 29, 2016

Every year at the Noorat Carcase Competition in Victoria, the Koallah Farm Eating Quality Award is presented to the best tasting beef in the competition. This year that prestigious award was presented to Jeanette & Peter Stebbins of Ardrossan Lowline Stud at Princetown. Jeanette explains about the competition -‘ A couple of months ago we...


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New Approach to JD (Johnes Disease) in Cattle

November 29, 2016

What is Johnes Disease? JD is an incurable bacterial infection that may cause serious wasting and chronic diarrhoea in cattle. It also affects sheep, goats, camelids and deer in Australia. JD in cattle is caused by bacterium, Mycobacterium paratuberculosis, which lives mainly in animal intestines, but can survive in the outside environment for several months....


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Lowlines on parade at Canterbury A&P Show, NZ

November 23, 2016

The 2016 Canterbury A&P Show took place over three days from 9th to 11th November. Lowlines were among the 214 individual animals entered across 15 breeds. In the All Breed judging on the final day, Lowlines were called into the front line in three classes which was a great achievement. Riley Clancy, from Queensland (photo...


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Be Prepared for Three Day Sickness (BEF)

October 30, 2016

Three day Sickness (BEF – Bovine Ephemeral Fever) vaccine is now available for purchase. Due to the early wet weather & the prevalence of mosquitoes this season it is expected be a major problem. Bovine Ephemeral Fever (BEF) is a viral disease of cattle that is spread by mosquitoes and biting midges. It occurs in northern Australia and...


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Lowline Beef offered in ultimate Paddock-to-Plate Experience

October 24, 2016

By Emily Smith – Rural Weekly, 18th October 2016 EATING food in the same place it was produced is the very literal “paddock-to-plate” experience soon to be on offer from a Eungella grazing family. Mandy and Kel Tennent, owners of Eungella’s Cloudbreak Lowlines, are now putting the finishing touches on the idea, as the push...


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Lowlines on display – 2016 Murrumbateman Field Days NSW

October 24, 2016

The New South Wales Lowline Promotion Group in conjunction with Barrenjoey Lowline Stud attended the Murrumbateman Field Days held over the weekend of 15 and 16 October 2016. This was the Promotion Groups first field day exposure for 2016 and promises to be the start of a number to come in 2017. This Field Day...


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Jeanette & Peter Stebbins – ALCA Life Members

October 3, 2016

It was with great pleasure at the AGM that ALCA Council announced the Life Membership awarded to Jeanette & Peter Stebbbins. Foundation members & principals of Ardrossan Lowline Stud in Princetown, Victoria, Peter & Jeanette purchased their first Lowlines in 1992 & have been promoting the Lowline breed throughout Australia & overseas ever since. Their...


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Meet the new ALCA Council

October 3, 2016

Front row (left to right): Julie Knight (Vic), Lucy Kuipers (NSW), Philip Worthington (NZ) Back row (left to right): Klaus Emmerich (SA), Christian Grieves (NSW), Gordon Guthrie (NZ), Colin Schiller (QLD) and Carole Johns (Executive Officer). Absent: Michele Molloy (QLD) and Ku Lacey (QLD) The weekend of 1st October 2016 saw a well supported ALCA...


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Lowline Beef snags SA buyers

September 29, 2016

Article by Catherine Miller, Stock Journal  28 September 2016 A burgeoning Australian Lowline beef brand is proof from little things, big things can grow. In November 2014, South East breeders Denise and Peter Moloney, Burrungule, joined forces with Sue Foureur, Glencoe, after being frustrated by poor prices for their Lowline and Lowline-cross cattle. VALUE ADDING: Sue Foureur,...


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Ballarat Grammar’s Ag students are taking to the show ring

September 29, 2016

Henry, Emma & Matt Dickinson at Ballarat Grammar (Courtesy of Dannika Bonser, Weekly Times) By Sarah Hudson, The Weekly Times 21 September 2016 THIS year’s Royal Melbourne Show will be a particularly proud one for Matt Dickinson. The Ballarat Grammar agriculture and horticulture teacher will work alongside seven of his students in the show ring,...


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