Strong start for Angus in RAS Beef Challenge

August 28, 2019 3:19 pm

Angus cattle have kept up a tradition of success in the opening stage of the Sydney Royal Beef Challenge, with 492 entries in pens of 6 recently on display at the Wilga Feedlot near Bellata. 

Live judging was held with cattle vying for awards in the domestic 70 day grain fed domestic class and the export 100 day grain fed class.  The second phase of judging will be the carcase assessment and taste testing, with overall winners announced during September.

Live Judging Results 

Domestic Class – Teams: 

2nd Texas Angus – Angus Heifers 

Export Class – Teams: 

1st Texas Angus 

2nd Isla Angus 

3rd Isla Angus

Export Class – Individual:

1st Texas Angus 

2nd Texas Angus 

3rd MacCue Trading

Highest average daily weight gain: 

1st Texas Angus – Domestic Pen 2.392kg/day 

2nd Texas Angus – Export Pen 2.352kg/day

Feature Image: Ben and Wendy Mayne, Texas Angus, Warialda, with their winning export class pen as judged by Stephen Moy, NH Foods, Wingham. Image: The Land