General information on the Guernsey Cattle Society
The Guernsey Cattle Society of Australia meets once a year at a Royal Show for the Annual General Meeting and Federal Council. It is rotated between each state. Meetings of sub-committees are usually held at the same time. Federal Council is comprised of two delegate from each state.
The Guernsey Cattle Society has a Type Committee, Sire Proving Committee,and a Youth Committee.
The Type Committee looks at the following and makes recommendations to Federal Council -
- The Type and style of Guernsey cow needed for Australia.
- Star Brood Cow Awards.
- Superior Total Performance Awards.
- Excellent cows.
- Workability traits and proofs for cows for type as well as production.
- Photographic Competitions - Please Click Here for 2017 Results
The Bull Proving Committee looks at suitable sires for entry into the Sire Proving Scheme -
- They look for high production with good indexes.
- A VG or better dam.
- A depth of pedigree for 3 generations.
- A sire that is suitable as a sire of sons.
The Youth Committee:
Tries to encourage our youth through inviting them to participate in shows and other activities such as learning camps, and on farm visits and work experience.
Cassandra Custance is the Promotional Officer of the Society. Cassandra Custance is available per phone: 0418 374 411 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Graeme (Darby) Norris
PO BOX 446
KYABRAM VIC 3619
Mrs Joyce Cleggett
P O Box 54
GLENCOE SA 5291
Ph: 08 8739 4368
NSW Julie Moore; - Ph/Fax 02 66573264 - Email email@example.com
QLD Shirley Huth - Ph/Fax 0407 486 106 - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SA / WA Joyce Cleggett - Ph: 08 87394368 - Email: email@example.com
TAS Val Gardam - 0456 157 341 - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
VIC Edward Troutbeck - Ph (03) 93331588 - Email: email@example.com
Bull Proving Committee
Coordinator: Josh Smith - Ph: 0447 124 447 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chairperson: Miss Ollie Abblitt - Ph: 0427 432 776 - Email: email@example.com
Please refer to the following web sites for further Guernsey information -
Australian Guernseys Web site www.freewebs.com/guernseyaus/
World Guernsey Cattle Federation - www.worldguernseys.com
American Guernsey Association - www.usaguernsey.com
Canadian Guernsey Association - www.cdn.ca
South African Guernsey Cattle Breeders - www.studbook.co.za
Australian Dairy Herd Improvment Scheme - www.adhis.com.au
Dairy Australia - www.dairyaustralia.com.au
Australian Dairy Industry - www.dairy.com.au