Thursday marked the first day of the 2019 Sydney Royal Angus Feature Show events, with the Angus Steer Show kicking off the Feature Show.
The Angus Steer Show see competitors from around Australia coming together to take part.
Judged by Bryce Whale of Glenliam Murray Greys, Glen William, the Angus Steer Show had almost 60 steers competing in lightweight, middleweight and heavyweight classes.
Of the competition, Mr Whale said, “The top end of all the classes was very strong, and they’ll be very competitive tomorrow going up against the Euros and the other British cattle here, so it was very interesting judging job today.”
Grand Champion Angus Steer was awarded to the middle weight champion steer Main Camp 71, exhibited by BW & MM Brooker. Main Camp 71 weighed in at 489 kilograms with eight millimetres for rib fat and nine millimetres for rump fat.
Regarding his choice for the Grand Champion Steer, Mr Whale said the following.
“He’s a really moderate steer, he’s really compact, he is thick right through to the chine, he’s well buttered.”
“I think there is a lot of points in him as a carcase, his fats are in spec, his distribution is fairly even, he is a super balanced calf. He is not extreme in frame, but I don’t think we need that because he is in his market spec and right where we need him to be.”
Once again, the Stan Hill Trophy team was selected by Mr Whale, made up of the champion steers from each class. The Stan Hill Trophy Team for 2019 was made up of Main Camp 71, exhibited by BW & MM Brooker, Main Camp 196, exhibited by BW & MM Brooker and Andre, exhibited by Justin Richards and bred by North Bullagreen.
Main Camp 71 exhibited by BW & MM Brooker bred by Main Camp
Champion: Andre exhibited by Justin Richards bred by North Bullagreen.
Reserve Champion: Waitara 8204 exhibited by Waitara Partnership
3rd: DSK Xcaliber P75 exhibited by CR Knox and HD Alexander bred by DSK Angus
Champion: Main Camp 71 exhibited by BW & MM Brooker bred by Main Camp
Reserve Champion: Pentire Pretzel exhibited by Justin Richards bred by Pentire Angus
3rd: Main Camp 201 exhibited by BW & MM Brooker bred by Main Camp
3th: Henry exhibited by Scone High School bred by Main Camp.
Champion: Main Camp 196 exhibited by BW & MM Brooker bred by BW & MM Brooker
Reserve Champion: 155 – Scone High School exhibited by Scone High School bred by Main Camp
3rd: KO 316 Capitalist P54 exhibited by KO Angus bred by KO Angus
4th: Limitless Hot Shot exhibited by Limitless Cattle Co bred by BoonARKM Angus
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