It’s widely acknowledged that Belmont Reds are highly fertile and good carcase animals.
A catalogue of 101 ridden horses, 54 mares and fillies and 47 geldings, ensures a sale offering of broad appeal on Saturday, July 8, during the last day of the Ag-Grow Emerald Field Days.
In addition to running their successful goat meat breeding operation at Slygo, Kyley and Shane Story run a grocery store in Sapphire and have operated a fencing business Story’s Contracting for more than 30 years.
Over 100 poll bulls are included in the Ag-Grow Premier Multi-Breed Beef Bull Sale on Friday, July 7 from 9.30am at Emerald.
In a unique show of breed unity, the Red Angus Society of Australia will align with the Simmental Society of Australia for the Ausmectin National Show and Sale being held on June 20 – 21 at the Dubbo Showground.
The popular CH Colt Starting Challenge which demonstrates horse whispering at its best will again be held over two days during the Ag-Grow Emerald Field Days.
Mick and Amanda Gittens have been successfully running a predominantly Brahman and Simmental commercial breeding program at the 14,800 acre Poinsetta five kilometres north of Rubyvale for 12 years.
The Toogoolawah feature show held on June 10, proved a great success for the Simmental breed with bull KBV Legacy (P) and female Elite Black Opal L107 named the interbreed champions from 320 exhibits.
The 2017 Ag-Grow Emerald Field Days continues to expand in popularity with exhibitor numbers already exceeding the final total from the 2016 event.
The Black Toyota display proved to be a winner with visitors to the CRT FarmFest Field Days held in Kingsthorpe this week, of particular interest was the HiLux Tonka Concept vehicle which stirred many childhood sandpit memories among those who inspected it.