Angus and Angus influenced cattle have tasted success across all facets of the steer and carcase competitions that were run as part of the 2018 EKKA competitions.
Woolworths MSA Value Based Marketing Carcase Competition
Class 35 – Pen of 3 Grain Fed Steers and/or heifers
1st: Angus cross, Darr Creek Pastoral
2nd: Angus cross, Rich Enterprises
CHAMPION CARCASE: Angus cross, Darr Creek Pastoral
100 day grain fed weight gain competition
Class 37A – Best Weight Gain for pen of 6 grain fed steers
2nd: Angus, McIntyre Agriculture Pty Ltd
Highest individual weight gain: Angus cross, Atkinson Pastoral Company
MSA Eating quality competition
Class 37C – MSA Eating Quality Competition
3rd: Angus, McIntyre Agriculture Pty Ltd
Highest individual Index Score: Angus influenced, Minnamurra Pastoral Company
Trade class 70 day
Class 38 – RNA & JBS Australia Paddock to Palate Overall winner
1st: Angus cross, David Crombie
70 Day grain fed weight competition
Class 38A- Best weight gain for pen of 6 grain fed steers
3rd: Angus, Dalara Pastoral Operations
Class 38B – Pen of 6 carcases
2nd: Angus cross, David Crombie
Champion Carcase: Angus cross, David Crombie
MSA Eating quality Competition
1st: Angus Coffin Creek pastoral
2nd: Angus, Minnamurra Pastoral Company
3rd: Angus Minnamurra Pastoral Company
Highest individual index score: Angus influenced, RB & KK Lamoureux
LED STEER COMPETITION
In the led steer competition, a 538kg Angus influenced steer, exhibited by Shaun Daley and Julia Simmons was crowned Grand Champion steer.
The steer was purchased by the Breakfast Creek Hotel for $52/kg dressed weight.
Placing 3rd on the hook, the steer was named the overall steer jackpot winner across both hoof and hook.
Top Image: Paddock to Palate EKKA – RNA president David Thomas, Steve Groom, JBS with David Crombie, Class 38 overall winner, Trade Class 70 day with Angus cross steers.
EKKA 2018 Grand Champion Led Steer