Judges face the best of the cat­tle

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THE Clermont Beef Expo would not be com­plete with­out cat­tle judg­ing.

Hoch and Wilkin­son’s Jake Pass­field said it would be a tough con­test this year.

There are 14 dif­fer­ent cat­e­gories in the prime and store sec­tions of the com­pe­ti­tion. The win­ner of each cat­e­gory will take home $1000 in prize­money.

The win­ners of the Supreme Cham­pion Beast and Sally Tay­lor Me­mo­rial, Cham­pion Pen of Prime Cat­tle and Cham­pion Pen of Store Cat­tle will take home $1500 each.

The most pres­ti­gious award in the expo is the Grand Cham­pion ex­hibit, spon­sored by the Isaac Re­gional Coun­cil, with the win­ner tak­ing home $5000.

Hoch and Wilkin­son will do­nate $500 to the Royal Fly­ing Doc­tors Ser­vice for each win­ner.

The classes to be in­cluded in the 2017 beef expo are:

Pen of Trade Steers: Grain As­sist/Crop fed

Pen of Jap Bul­locks: Grain As­sist/Crop fed

Pen of Jap Bul­locks: Grain fed (min 100 days)

Pen of Jap Bul­locks: Grass fed

Pen of Trade Heifers: Grass fed

Pen of Trade Steers: Grass fed

Pen of Trade Heifers: Grain As­sist/Crop fed

Pen of Trade Steers: Grain fed (min 100 days)

Pen of Ex­port Cows

PHOTO: CON­TRIB­UTED

JUDG­ING: Jake Pass­field pre­sent­ing Frank and Cathy Fin­ger with their award last year.

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