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SHOW CLIMAX

TO VISIT

ll^R. J. Norman Eggar.

chairman of the Scot tish Australian Company, found the show a pleasant cJimax to a three months' visit to Australia. Mr. Eg gar was chiefly interested in the Shorthorns, as his company's Anthony Lagoon station, in the Northern Territory, in recent years replaced a n Aberdeen Angus herd with Short

horns.

The company found that Shorthorns fattened so well on its Austral Downs pro perty that it decided to breed them at Anthony Lagoon, he said.

Mr. Eggar endorsed the view of practically all over seas visitors wi'h cattle in terests — Australia's great need is better transport from breeding areas to fat tening areas. He was a critical onlooker while the Polls were being judged. "Polling will have to come from sheer necessity," hs said, "but the breed still has quite a deal of headway to make before it is as good as its horned counter part."

Mr. Eggar obviously en joyed the opportunity of meeting and discussing beef cattle prospects with Australia's leading stud

masters.

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