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Cuts from a Perth Royal Show prize-win­ner will be for sale in Har­vey to­day af­ter butcher Kev’s Coun­try Meats pur­chased the award-win­ner as part of a char­ity sale.

Har­vey Beef pur­chased the 2018 Re­serve Cham­pion medium-weight led steer at the Perth Royal Show led steer and heifer sale for more than $2000 and gave the store first of­fer to pur­chase the prize-win­ning beef.

The money raised through the sale, more than $130,000 in to­tal, will go to­wards the Black Dog In­sti­tute to raise aware­ness about men’s men­tal health.

Can­dis Gor­don from Kev’s Coun­try Meats said she had pur­chased prize-win­ning beef from the sale in pre­vi­ous years, but never one of this cal­i­bre.

“The beef was pro­cessed at Har­vey Beef, who are help­ing sup­port the lo­cal com­mu­nity by al­low­ing a lo­cal butcher to show­case this prize-win­ning beef in my shop,” Mrs Gor­don said.

“It’s re­ally ex­cit­ing to be able to able to of­fer award-win­ning cuts to lo­cals. “I’m re­ally look­ing for­ward to shar­ing this.” The limousin an­gus cross was bred by Mur­doch Univer­sity, weighed in at 454kg and was bought by Har­vey Beef for $2200.

“We’re com­mit­ted to sup­port­ing WA agri­cul­ture and im­por­tant char­i­ties such as the Black Dog Ride,” Har­vey Beef spokes­woman Jeni Seaton said.

Pic­ture: Jac­inta Can­ta­tore

Robert Gatti, Adarah Auburn, Can­dis Gor­don, Louise Holdsworth and Jay­den Auburn from Kev's Coun­try Meats dis­play the award-win­ning beef.

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