Well, what can we stay about 2021? It was a year that started with a lot of promises and while things may not have exactly gone according to plan, there is no doubt that Angus breeders have ridden the highs of the beef industry to pinnacles never imagined!
The demand for Angus and Angus influenced cattle across Australia knows no bounds and the recognition of programs that Angus Australia and its members have been involved in continues to grow.
As we draw closer to the end of the year, it is very timely to reflect on the top stories coming out of Angus Australia.
Top 11 stories (2 stories on equal viewing) as judged by reader traffic on the website.
Important Changes to Animal Identification – Sept 2021
As members begin to register their calves born in spring 2021, it is timely to remind members advised of two important changes that apply to the identification of animals that were born from January 1st, 2021 onwards. READ MORE
Angus win big at Sydney Royal Easter Show
Angus excellence was again on display at the 2021 Sydney Royal Easter Show, and shone against the best cattle on display during the interbreed competition. The competition took place Sunday April 4th. READ MORE
Angus Australia launches Angus Verified
Angus Australia is excited to announce the launch of Angus Verified, a program developed to provide assurance and integrity to the marketplace by verifying a producers claim of ‘Angus,’ is the genuine purebred article.
Introducing New Angus Selection Indexes
New selection indexes will be introduced for Angus seedstock cattle in the December 2021 TransTasman Angus Cattle Evaluation. READ MORE
Did you miss Angus CONNECT?
If you missed the Angus CONNECT Research & Development Update don’t worry, you can now watch the event in full on the Angus Australia YouTube channel. READ MORE
Mackas Australian Black Angus Beef joins the Verified Black Angus Beef ranks
Mackas Australian Black Angus is the latest brand to join the suite of Verified Black Angus Beef brands.
Thank you 2022 NH Foods Australia Angus Youth National Roundup Sponsors
Angus Youth and Angus Australia would like to acknowledge and thank the sponsors for the 2022 NH Foods Australia Angus Youth National Roundup. Without their support this event would not be possible. READ MORE
Angus Australia CEO announces retirement plans
Dr Peter Parnell has announced that he will be retiring from the role as Angus Australia CEO in February 2022. READ MORE
Out & About at Beef Australia
It has been a busy start for the Angus breed at Beef Australia 2021, with an action packed couple of days.
Millah Murrah sends records tumbling
Just when we thought the Spring Bull selling season prices could not get any higher, the Millah Murrah Angus Bull Sale reached new heights, that saw records set six weeks earlier tumble. READ MORE
Texas Angus breaks two Australian records in one day
While much of the world focus has been on records breaking at the Olympics in Tokyo, closer to home the Australian beef industry and more importantly Angus breeders are rewriting the record books, with Texas Angus claiming both the Australian Angus Record Price for a HBR Bull sold at auction and the record average at auction for an Angus bull sale. READ MORE