Beef

Better Beef Seminar & Client Progeny Day

The ABS Australia Better Beef Seminar & Client Progeny Days will be held from Monday 19th to Wednesday 21st March in Albury, NSW.Day 1 – Monday 19th March ABS Australia Better Beef Seminar, Commercial Club, Waratah Room, at 1:30pm Guest speakers will include:Cliff Lamb of Texas A & M University – Cattle Fertility, Fixed Time...

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USA Trip Report

During January 2017, Bill & Fletch spent a busy two weeks touring the USA for a number of meetings and key stud visits. The primary focus of the trip was the 4 day ABS Global Beef team meeting in Denver where many important aspects of the global beef industry and new initiatives were discussed. Other...

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Weekly genetics review: Dramatic increase seen in AI use

Weekly genetics review: Dramatic increase seen in AI useBy Beef Central Genetics editor Geoff Phillips, 18 April 2017The use of artificial insemination in Australian beef herds is accelerating dramatically, and surprisingly the biggest increase is being seen in commercial herds.http://www.beefcentral.com/genetics/weekly-genetics-review-dramatic-increase-seen-in-ai-use/

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Fixed Time Program Pleases Braidwood Beef Man

John Roberts puts his in-calf heifers out on hilly country to get them fit before calving. As a result, he says, he doesn’t pull many calves.With his wife Fay, Roberts runs up to 600 head of black cattle at Braidwood, NSW. They moved out of Herefords in the 1980s and are now constantly on the...

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Beef Semen Sales Surge as Farmers Look to Improve Genetic Potential of Cattle

The volume and value of Australian beef semen sales are rising rapidly this year.Domestic and export demand for Australian beef genetics is up, according to seed stock supplier ABS Australia.ABS beef product manager Bill Cornell said Australia’s declining cow numbers and positive outlook for beef was behind the surging sales.Read more and listen to snippets...

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ABS Australia Involved in Record Breaking Angus Sales

It was a day of breaking records at the Thompson Family’s Millah Murrah Angus Bull Sale on 3rd September. The massive crowd was privileged to witness history being made with the highest priced Angus bull ever sold in Australia at an auction that also recorded the highest sale average of any breed ever in Australia.The...

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