Livestock

Strong support for showcase

FINE EFFORT: Waverley Downs won the supreme champion fine fleece section at this year’s Texas Show.
FINE EFFORT: Waverley Downs won the supreme champion fine fleece section at this year’s Texas Show. Contributed

BALLANDEAN'S AT Limousin Stud dominated the stud cattle section of this year's Texas Show, taking home the coveted supreme exhibit title with their champion cow Bonian Goldie.

Show secretary Danni Colley described the 2012 event as an outstanding success with strong support from exhibitors, competitors and crowds of spectators.

In the stud cattle classes Colin Keevers and Lisa Martin's Alumy Creek Angus, Tenterfield, also collected some coveted broad ribbons, taking home the champion bull of the show with Alumy Creek Gambler, as well as the pair of bulls title.

Alumy Creek also took out the breeders' group class, while Texas competitors the Scurr family won the champion female under-12 months section with Tahlan Mermaid.

AT Limousin produced the standout young females of the show to claim the broad ribbon for the best pair of heifers.

Stanthorpe High School dominated the student section with Shania Connelly winning the junior handler competition and the school producing the top led steer.

Other results:

Fruit and produce: Most successful exhibitor fruit - Lorna Muggleton; most successful exhibitor produce - Shirley Ward.

Team penning: Open: 1 Shaun Morrison, Trevor Easey and Leon Stickler. Junior: 1 Paige Koch, Shania Koch and Adam Clothier.

Fat and store cattle: Champion store beast - Browny Williams; champion female - G and L Martin; champion pen of three - Bruce family; champion steer/bullock G and L Lubbe; champion vealer - G and Martin; champion pen of three steers - Bruce Finlay; grand champion fat beast of show - G and L Lubbe.

Poultry: Bird of show - Tom Bolton; reserve bird of show - Kevin Bell.

Stockman's Challenge: Rookie - 1 Brayden Gainey, Coolette; 2 Kym Madigan, Smart Cats Lethal Destiny; 3 Zac Monckton, Merlin; 4 Craig Thorne, Rancho; open - 1 Anthony Cash, Dry Buc; 2 Craig Thorne, Smart Cats Lethal Destiny; 3 Brayden Gainey, Coolette; 4 Anthony Cash, Bryda.

Many of these winning exhibitors will now head to the 2012 Brisbane Ekka, which is in full swing this week.

If your stud or school does well on this state stage, please let us know at the Bush Tele.

Phone 4660 1312 or email toni.somes@warwickdailynews.com.au.

Topics:  cattle limousin livestock



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