It is time to showcase cattle
Gayndah Show prime cattle class a prime way to highlight region’s beef
THE Gayndah Show is known for many things including its prime cattle competition and sale which showcases the best livestock the region has to offer.
Prime cattle steward Vicki Palmer will again oversee the event consisting of 17 classes to be judged on hoof.
There are six classes for single females including two grain-fed classes, seven classes for single males including two grain-fed classes and three classes for pens of three including one class of commercial replacement heifers.
“Class three is to encourage the cattle farmers of the future to become involved being Exhibitors under 17 years,” Mrs Palmer said.
“But children are welcome to exhibit in any class.”
All cattle are mouthed and weighed upon entering the show grounds on Friday, April 14 with weighing commencing at 2pm.
Judging will commence at 9am on Saturday, April 15 with all carcase trophies being presented at the Golden Orange Hotel on Wednesday, April 19.
Bileola resident Mat Pavey will be the 2017 judge.
“All winners of classes are eligible for one or more of the 10 championships,” Mrs Palmer said.
“Every class and championship is fully sponsored and we would like to thank all of the sponsors of the prime cattle section.”
Last year had 140 head of cattle exhibited.
For more information contact Mrs Palmer on 4161 1015.
PRIME CATTLE: Simon Kinbacher of Garthowen Brahmans, 16, judged 142 head of prime cattle at the 2015 Gayndah Show.
Barry Denham with grand champion beast of show 2016.
Grand champion hoof from the 2016 Gayndah Show.
Reserve champion beast of show 2016.
Mac Kenny of Abernethy Braford Stud in the stud cattle ring.
Clinton Nowland (Monto) with Tathra Pinzgauer.