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 2015 spring newsletter 

Beef Farmer of the Year and Beef Producer of the Year - The Double
It is always great to be recognised by the industry with awards. Early in the year Hicks Beef won the Coles – Weekly Times Beef Farmer of the Year award...

USA Beef Improvement Federation Conference
It was a family affair as Andrew, Anne Tom and Kate went to the BIF Conference in Biloxi, Mississippi. It is always interesting to catch up with what is happening on the cutting edge of beef production...

All Purpose Index
Many $ indexes have a narrow focus, concentrating on a few traits with a limited target – such as a feedlot index etc. The ASA Multi Breed figures have an index that focuses on all the traits that go into profitable beef production... 

Spring 2015 Bull Sale WEDNESDAY 2nd SEPTEMBER 2015
It’s always hard to be objective about your own cattle, but we are extremely pleased with our offering for Spring 2015.... 

Hicks ABC Indexer E538 sells to the US
A visit to Hicks Beef by some of the leading breeders from the US was a great chance to catch up with what is happening in the US prior to our visit there this year. It was to our surprise when showing them our herd, in the late afternoon that we came into a paddock to show them our Indexer bull; that the excitement was obvious as they saw Indexer – a bull backed by breed leading figures - actively pursuing a heifer...

Family News – The Next Generation
In our last newsletter we shared the news that our eldest daughter, Sarah, and Matt Hamilton were married in a beautiful ceremony by the Murray River at “South Bend”, Jingellic. We are now very happy to announce the birth of Sarah and Matt’s adorable baby daughter Eva. According to her grandmother Eva is possibly the cutest baby ever born...

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