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The tour will conclude with a Sydney Harbour cruise & final dinner
                                                               on Thursday 10th October 2019.

                                                               A further post conference tour will follow in Tasmania for 4 nights.

                                                               A more detailed itinerary will follow soon.

                                                               Tour & Conference Organising Committee


       Sunday September 29th 2019. 2 dairy herds in the Gippsland  SHORTHORNS

       district will be visited, followed by a visit to the world-famous
       Phillip Island Penguin Parade.                          Thanks for all the support at my Herd Dispersal sale in Northland on
                                                               18th December 2017.
       From Melbourne we travel to Griffith (NSW) viewing a restored   A small nucleus herd of 30 animals were kept and moved to the
       heritage wool shed at the Tataila Stud near Echuca on the Murray   South Island to breed from.
       River.                                                  Woodcall Beef Shorthorns has now re-located in Takaka, Golden Bay.
                                                               Woodcall Taskforce bulls available for inspection and sale, along
       Near Griffith we  will  visit a  JBS  feedlot  where  the  Thousand   with semen from Rough Ridge Primo 10004
       Guineas Shorthorns are fed. We then travel to Wagga Wagga
       via Spry’s Stud where the 2 day conference (3rd & 4th October   Contact Bill on:
       2019) will be held at the Charles Sturt University. With ‘Meating   021 556 806
       the Future’ as our theme, Excellent speakers & lively (we hope)
       discussions & a visit to the University Veterinary School being   19 McShane Rd, Wainui Bay, Takaka, 7183
       Following Wagga Wagga the post conference tour will feature  JOHN REEVES

       The Shorthorn Youth Expo being held in Dubbo which includes
       their annual Heifer Show.                               Shorthorn New Zealand lost a prominent and enthusiastic long-
       Other Studs are then visited on the way to Sydney via   standing member on the 19th of May, John Livingston Reeves. John
       Coonabarabran & Tamworth.                               & Helen Reeves in the many years that they have been members of
                                                               the breed society have taken a number of bulls to the National Sale
                                                               and also shown cattle in Waikato shows.
                                                               John was a member on the council for a number of years, and his
                                                               passion, drive and love of the Shorthorns will be missed immensely.
                                                               John was our longest serving member of Shorthorn New Zealand
                                                               and he and Helen were present members at most of the Shorthorn
                                                               functions over the years.

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