Are you coming to the Angus Research Update & ASBP Cohort 8 Steer Viewing?

November 13, 2019 9:53 am

2019 marks the 10th year of the Angus Sire Benchmarking Program (ASBP) and you are invited to the University of New England’s (UNE) Tullimba Research Feedlot to hear about the latest research developments from Angus Australia. The event which is open to everyone, is being held on Wednesday the 27th of November 2019.

The gates will open at 10.30am giving participants a morning to inspect ~300 Cohort 8 steers identified to their sire before a barbeque lunch with Angus verified beef to celebrate 10 years of the ASBP and Angus Australia’s centenary.

Presentations on the latest Angus R&D outcomes will commence at 1.30pm where participants will hear presentations from;

  • Christian Duff, Strategic Project Manager, Angus Australia
    Topic: Latest outcomes from the Angus Sire Benchmarking Program
  • Dr Brad Hine, Research Scientist, CSIRO
    Topic: Breeding Angus for improved health
  • Dr Sam Clark and Dr Tom Granleese, University of New England
    Topic: Breeding Better Breeders
The presentation session will finish at 3 pm followed by more time for Cohort 8 steer inspections up to 4.30pm.

Attendees are also invited to attend a tour of the Rangers Valley feedlot on the morning of the Thursday 28th of November.

The guided tour will take participants through the state-of-the-art feedlot hosted by:

  • Andrew Malloy – Livestock Procurement Manager
  • Sean McGee – Manager Feedlot & External Cattle Operations

A bus to Rangers Valley will depart Glen Innes Information Centre at 8:30am returning to
Glen Innes at approximately 12 noon.

Spaces are limited and RSVPs essential by the 22 November 2019. To RSVP contact Matt Reynolds, Breed Development Officer on (02) 6773 4626 or