Cham­pion on the hoof

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Coet­zee Reitz (right), owner of this year’s RPO cham­pion com­mer­cial an­i­mal on the hoof, and com­pe­ti­tion judge Jan de Jongh at this year’s Royal Agri­cul­tural Show. Reitz’s young white dor­per was named the Red Meat Pro­duc­ers As­so­ci­a­tion’s cham­pion com­mer­cial an­i­mal on the hoof, hav­ing ear­lier won the lambs 40 kg to 49 kg in­di­vid­ual cat­e­gory. For his ef­forts, Reitz was pre­sented with the RPO cash prize, the Royal Show medal­lion, rosette and sash and the BKB Float­ing Tro­phy. PHOTO: ESTELLE SINKINS


Judges, (from left, stand­ing) Matthys Viljoen and Henri de Jager; Tjaart and Steyn Steenekamp, of 2 Broers; (front) Scheep­ers Lamp­brecht, of Rooi­hek Dorm­ers; and han­dlers, Isak Bhembe and An­dries Hard­ing, are pic­tured with the RAS Grand Cham­pion Ram and Re­serve Grand Cham­pion ram.

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