Holstein Dispatch #13 – 17 July 2018
Feature stories:

A chat with Tom Byers

Friend of Holstein Australia and true global ambassador for the Holstein breed, Holstein Canada's Tom Byers, reflects on a lifetime in the industry and gives his thoughts on classification, herd recording, genomics and polled Holsteins.

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Tom receiving the Canadian Dairy Cattle Improvement Award in 2013

Winter Fair success for Avonlea

Avonlea Holsteins' John Gardiner proves he has an eye for a cow with potential by taking out the supreme senior champion ribbon with Cairnsdale Sid Anastasia, as well as the premier exhibitor award for the second year running, at the Victorian Winter Fair.

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Luke, Amy & John Gardiner with Cairnsdale Sid Anastasia
Other highlights:

Fifth consecutive Premier Breeder award for Bluechip
Congratulations to Bluechip Genetics who took out the premier breeder award and supreme intermediate champion ribbon with jointly owned Fairvale Bradnick Josie 118 at the Winter Fair.

Take care, it's National Farm Safety Week
The Weekly Times highlights five inspiring individuals from all round the country who are raising awareness of farm safety and highlighting practical safety steps farmers can take.

Grassroots Blueprint to connect farmers
Young Holstein Australia member, Sally Downie from Jemalong in NSW has launched a unique initiative, Grassroots Blueprint, designed to create a strong support network for all farmers.

Australian royalty
In this extended article Cowsmopolitan traces the Windy-Knoll-View Princess family from which the world's new no. 1 type bull, Eclipse Milio, hails.

Fire affected community funding initiative for SW Victoria
Community groups in fire-affected areas of southwest Victoria can apply for funding grants from the recently announced Look Over the Farmgate program from this week.

Upcoming events:

> 20th July 2018
Eagle Ridge Holsteins Sale Shepparton, VIC

> 15th August 2018

> 25th August 2018
Nowra Spring Fair
Nowra, NSW


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