Judges face the best of the cattle
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
JUDGING: Jake Passfield presenting Frank and Cathy Finger with their award last year.