Producer of the Year
main criteria for the top awards in the carcase competition was based on the consistency of delivery of producers’ entire lamb turn-off.
“The sweet spot is an 18 to 26kg carcase with a fat score of between two and three,” he said.
“This competition has an automatic entry to all our producers who have a minimum of 250 crossbred or Merino lambs.”
Mr Davidson said a total number of 64,000 lambs were part of the competition calculations, with bonus points given for spring deliveries. “We achieved a 69 per cent for lambs that met specification,” he said.
“This year’s top three placings under each of the five categories were very close in point tallies and it was great to have return consistency from processors including last year’s overall winners, the Quartermaine family, who finished second in their category.” PD Lynch & Co, Hyden
WAMMCO chairman Craig Heggaton, right, presents the Judy Cameron Memorial award to Donna Lynch, of Hyden, pictured with Monica Lynch, Ben Fletcher and Lincoln Gangell.