Carcase success in Perth

The wins keep coming for Angus and Angus influenced cattle in carcase competitions taking out a number of major awards across the live and carcase judging at the 2023 Perth Royal Show. 

Murdoch University led the charge in the live judging with Reserve Grand Champion exhibit and also the Reserve Champion heavyweight animal was a 477kg, Limousin-Angus steer. 

Murdoch University also had the Champion lightweight with a 381kg Limousin-Angus heifer, Reserve Champion lightweight with a 371kg Limousin-Murray Grey heifer and a 578kg Angus steer, won Reserve Champion extra heavyweight. 

Carcase judging saw Murdoch University continue their winning ways taking out Reserve Grand Champion and Champion lightweight carcase, with a 384kg Limousin cross Angus steer that recorded a P8 of 9mm, rib of 7mm rib and EMA of 82cm2 to record a score of 91.21 points. 

Reserve Champion mediumweight carcase award went to WA College of Agriculture – Denmark with a 443kg Limousin-Angus cross steer with a P8of 7mm, rib of 6mm rib and EMA of 86cm2. 

WA College of Agriculture – Denmark, also won Champion heavyweight carcase with a 506kg Limousin-Angus cross steer that had a P8 of 9mm, rib of 6mm rib and EMA 88cm2. 

To wrap up their success, WA College of Agriculture – Denmark, took out the Reserve Champion heavyweight carcase award as well, with a 520kg Simmental-Angus, P8 of 7mm, rib of 6mm rib and EMA of 88cm2. 

Feature image: WA College of Agriculture – Denmark, won the awards for champion and reserve champion heavyweight carcasses collected by students Ayla McMaster (second left), Ella Smith and Lara Burrow, with, Nutrien Livestock WA manager Leon Giglia (left) and RASWA competition and event co-ordinator Jack Martin. 

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