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Thousand Guineas Medals

A silver medal for Thousand Guineas Beef at the 2016 Sydney Royal Fine Food Show, the winner of the Norman Hotel 2016 taste test, and now a Bronze medal in the Royal Queensland Food & Wine Show 2017 in the grain fed class.  Thousand Guineas Beef is medalling again and again. [...]

May 9th, 2017|

Return to Pioneer’s Home Town

As shorthorn breeders prepare to head to Mortlake, Victoria, for the JBS Thousand Guineas presentation night on May 11, we must remember one of our breeders who will not be there but lived and breathed shorthorns. Geoff McDonald, ‘Moorillah’, Mortlake died on September 20, 2013.  He would have been 91 [...]

May 5th, 2017|

Nara supreme in Sydney

Morningtime Nara put in another supreme showing at the 2017 Sydney Royal Easter Show to take out the ultimate shorthorn award, and achieve a hat trick of Supreme Beef Shorthorn Exhibit wins. Following on from Supreme Exhibit awards at the Royal Easter Show 2016 and the Royal Melbourne Show [...]

April 8th, 2017|

A night out with JBS

The first Victorian information and promotional dinner for the JBS Thousand Guineas program takes place at the Shadwell Hotel, Mortlake, on the night of 11 May. It is a joint initiative of the Society, the Shorthorn Society and JBS. The Society acknowledges the co-operation of Graham Winnell, Business & Promotions [...]

April 3rd, 2017|

New President from Apple Isle

The Society has a President from Tasmania for the first time since the leadership of the late Mervyn Jubb. Elected by the Federal Council at its February meeting was Graeme Walsh, ’North Eastern Beef Shorthorns’. Graeme, his wife Cindy, daughter Caroline and her husband Darren, farm at Legerwood, in the [...]

February 28th, 2017|

Long time Federal Secretary retires

Marion Spencer has retired as Federal Secretary of the Society, after just over a decade of invaluable service.   The Society salutes her. Marion says, “I accepted the appointment because I wanted to make a contribution to the Society’s community.” With past experience at an administrative level at Latrobe University, [...]

February 20th, 2017|