Eating Quality success in Sydney Royal Beef Challenge

July 27, 2022 2:16 pm

Top results keep rolling in for Angus and Angus influenced cattle in commercially focused competitions following the announcement of the RAS of NSW 2022 Sydney Royal Beef Challenge overall results, where Angus genetics again excelled for eating quality. 

With 37 teams entered from 11 producers across New South Wales and Queensland across the 70 day domestic and 100 day export classes, the competition assesses all aspects of production from arrival through to slaughter, including:  

  • Feedlot performance – assessing both Average Daily Gain, Feed Intake and Dressing Percentage   
  • Market Grid Compliance – with each team assessed to meet a defined optimum target for domestic and export categories   
  • Profitability 
  • Carcass Assessment – Fat specifications, Meat Yield, and Eating Quality   
  • Eating Quality – MSA Index   
  • Live Assessment and Daily Weigt Gain 

 


DOMESTIC CLASS 

Reserve champion team:  Yulgilbar Pastoral Co – Santa Gertrudis x Angus steers 

Champion individual exhibit: Millner Ag – Charolais x Angus steer


Eating quality team – combined individual MSA Index values 

1st: 3612 – Millner Ag Millner Ag – Charolais x Angus steer 

2nd: Jarrah Park – Angus steers 

3rd: Millner Ag – Charolais x Angus steers


Eating quality individual 

1st: Peter Weal, Orange – Charolais x Angus heifer – MSA Index of 65.80 

2nd: Millner Ag – Charolais xAngus steer- MSA Index of 65.19


Profitability team 

2nd: Texas Angus – Angus heifers – $1845.14 team profit


Feedlot total team 

2nd: Yugilbar Pastoral – Santa x Angus steers 

3rd: Texas Angus – Angus heifers


Carcase judge team 

1st: Jarrah Park – Angus steers 

2nd: Millner Ag – Charolais x Angus steers  

3rd: Michael and Danni MacCue – Angus steers


Carcase judge individual 

=1st: Michael and Danni MacCue – Angus heifer; Jarrah Park – Angus steer; Peter Weal  – Charolais x Angus steer


Carcase Grid Team 

1st: Yugilbar Pastoral – Santa x Angus steers


Carcase grid individual 

1st:  Yulgilbar Pastoral Co – Santa Gertrudis x Angus steer


Feedlot total team 

2nd: Yulgilbar Pastoral Co – Santa Gertrudis x Angus steers 

3rd: Texas Angus – Angus heifers


Dressing percentage 

3rd: Millner Ag – Charolais x Angus steer


Live assessment team 

1st: Michael and Danni MacCue – Angus steers 

2nd: Peter Weal – Charolais x Angus steers 

3rd: Michael and Danni MacCue – Angus steers


Live assessment individual 

1st: Millner Ag – Charolais x Angus steer 

2nd: Peter Weal – Charolais x Angus steer 

3rd: Peter Weal – Charolais x Angus steer


EXPORT CLASS 

Reserve champion team:  Yulgilbar Pastoral Co – Santa Gertrudis x Angus steers 

Reserve champion individual exhibit: Texas Angus – Angus heifer


Eating quality team  combined individual MSA Index values 

1st: Texas Angus – Angus heifers PLUS Gold medal for Eating Quality Taste test 

2nd: Texas Angus – Angus heifers


Eating quality individual 

1st: Texas Angus – Angus heifer – MSA Index of 69.24 

2nd: Texas Angus – Angus heifer – MSA Index of 68.66 

3rd: Texas Angus – Angus heifer – MSA Index of 66.29


Profitability team: 

3rd Texas Angus – Angus heifers – $1008.58 team profit


Profitability individual 

3rd:  Texas Angus – Angus heifer – $403.45 individual profit 


Carcase judge team 

3rd Yulgilbar Pastoral Co – Santa Gertrudis x Angus steers


Carcase grid team 

1st: Yulgilbar Pastoral Co – Santa Gertrudis x Angus steers 

= 3rd Texas Angus – Angus heifers; Texas Angus – Angus heifers


Dressing percentage: 

1st: Millner Ag – Charolais x Angus steer 

2nd: Millner Ag – Charolais x Angus steer


Daily weight gain (DWG): 

1st: Texas Angus – Angus heifer – 2.871kg/day 

3rd: Texas Angus – Angus heifer- 2.783kg/day


100 Day Export Class Pen Assessment
1st: Texas Angus – Angus heifers
2nd: Texas Angus – Angus heifers
3rd: Texas Angus – Angus heifers


100 Day Export Class Individual Assessment
1st: Texas Angus – Angus heifer
2nd: Texas Angus – Angus heifer 

 

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Feature Image: Texas Angus Heifers RAS Beef Challenge 2022. Image credit: Danni MacCue Photography

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