Members are running out of time to enter two popular competitions run by the Illawarra Cattle Society of Australia.
The Real Australian Photo Competition sponsored by AgriGene is highly thought of by breeders and entries close during the 2016 International Dairy Week. Only photos taken during 2015 are eligible for entry into this competition.
A HARD COPY ONLY of each photo needs to be in the hands of one of the Photo Comp Committee BEFORE JANUARY 20, 2016. Please include name of animal, date of birth and HB number of animal and owner’s name and postal address. No restriction on number of photos submitted. If posting, photos need to be delivered by January 15 to:
Neville Mueller, PO Box 486, Murray Bridge SA 5253
Laurie Chittick, 1312 Matheson Rd, Tongala Vic 3621
John Green, 7 Claremont St, Kiama NSW 2533
Holzhauser Competition entries are also due now and should be sent to PO Box 189, Kiama NSW 2533 asap. Entries should consist of ten cows with the highest combined total of protein and butterfat content. There are no test re-strictions. An award will also be given to the entry showing the greatest improvement over the previous year’s average in combined total of protein and butterfat.