Angus Carcase Success in Adelaide

September 22, 2021 11:30 am

Despite the cancellation of the Royal Adelaide Show, the 2021 Royal Adelaide Show steer carcase competition was still able to proceed, with purebred Angus steers enjoying success.

Angus entries experienced success in the eating quality categories, with an Angus steer exhibited by Trinity College winning best light domestic eating quality carcase with an MSA Index of 65.79 points and best heavy domestic eating quality carcase going to an Angus steer exhibited by Gawler & District College B-12 with an MSA Index of 66.43 66.43.

An Angus Steer bred by JB Angus and exhibited by Naracoorte High School was first in  Class 6 – Export 300.1+ kg and was also the highest scoring Angus carcase in the competition on 89.42 points. The carcase had an EMA of 100sqcm, a P8 fat of 10 and rib fat of 11.

The Angus breed placed third in the team carcase award with entries from Naracoorte High School, Loxton High School and Scotch College making up the team of three Angus carcases.

ANGUS RESULTS:

Class 1: Light Domestic 200-250kg

4th: Angus Steer, exhibited by Thomas Foods International Rural
5th: Angus Steer, exhibited by Thomas Foods International Rural


Class 5: Heavy Domestic 250.1-300kg

3rd: Angus Steer, exhibited by Gawler & District College B-12


Class 6: Export 300.1+ kg

1st: Angus Steer, exhibited by Naracoorte High School
3rd: Angus Steer, exhibited by Loxton High School
4th: Angus Steer, exhibited by Scotch College


The SA Angus Committee Best Black Angus Carcase:

1st: Angus Steer, exhibited by Naracoorte High School
2nd: Angus Steer, exhibited by Loxton High School
3rd: Angus Steer, exhibited by Scotch College


Feature image: An Angus steer exhibited by Naracoorte High School, was the best Angus carcase, won Class 6 and was part of the 3rd place team of three purebred Angus carcases.

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