Simon’s Sil­ver Lady catches judge’s eye

Central and North Burnett Times - - RURAL UPDATE -

SUPREME EX­HIBIT: Garthowen Sil­ver Lady with owner Simon Kin­bacher, Ju­nior Ru­ral Am­bas­sador Lucy Kin­bacher and Sun­corp Agi-Busi­ness rep­re­sen­ta­tive James Noye. A YOUNG heifer named “Sil­ver Lady” caught the eye of the stud cat­tle judge at the Biggen­den Show.

An­nounced as the supreme ex­hibit of the show, Josh Heck told the crowd he’d fallen in love with this 13-month-old heifer.

When judg­ing the grand cham­pion fe­male, the Rock­hamp­ton judge said he was go­ing to throw a span­ner in the works with his de­ci­sion.

“You don’t nor­mally don’t put the ju­nior above the se­nior,” he said.

Simon Kin­bacher of Garthowen Brah­mans bred the heifer.

The 16-year old was back to school on Mon­day be­fore head­ing to the Bund­aberg and Rock­hamp­ton Shows.

In the breed­ers group, the Flem­ing fam­ily’s Bundy D-Max Drought­mas­ter stud won from Beres­ford’s Bony

Mad­dox For­man was given a help­ing hand from dad Paul. Villa Li­mousin stud and Richard and Cyn­thia Starks Bun­daleer Brah­mans. Stew­ard Robyn Rober­ton said there were 52 en­tries and eight led steers.

PHOTO: ROSS KIN­BACHER

LED STEER: Hay­den Beres­ford with Bony Villa Buddy, win­ner of the light­weight class.

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