Central Queensland Carcase Classic brings success

Angus influenced cattle had success at the 16th annual Central Queensland Carcase Classic as Tayglen Pastoral Company took out multiple awards.  

Ted and two of his sons Shane and Paul Murphy were on hand at the awards night in Rockhampton to find out how their Charolais Angus cross genetics had performed. 

It was a night of celebration for the Tayglen team as they were awarded, Grand Champion Carcase, Champion and Reserve Champion Grainfed Carcase, Champion and Reserve Champion Grainfed Pen, Reserve Champion Grassfed Pen, Most Even Pen and Most Successful Exhibitor with their Charolais Angus cross steers.  

The Grand champion carcase award went to a steer from a pen of three entered into the grainfed four tooth steers or heifers (300-420 kilograms CW) class.  

The steer also won champion grain fed carcase with158.28 points, and had a 376.4 kg hot standard carcase weight, 95 square centimetre eye muscle area, 13mm P8 fat, 15mm rib fat and received an MSA score of 64.81. 

Namgooyah Grazing Co also achieved success at the event again, with an Angus cross steer receiving Champion Feed on Steer.  


 Sissy Ward of Namgooyah Grazing Co, a, with sponsor Kathleen Currie, Elance Australia Pty Ltd. 


Feature Image: Peter and Ted Murphy, Tayglen Pastoral Co.
Images: Ben Harden Queensland Country Life 

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