Turner’s top Miriam Vale cattle show and sale

Miriam Vale show and sale results

Beef Cattle
Michael Fletcher, Rabobank, Tony Newman, Merial Animal Health, Michael and Noel Turner, Lowmead who won the overall Grand Champion Pen of the Miriam Vale Cattle Show and Sale.

Michael Fletcher, Rabobank, Tony Newman, Merial Animal Health, Michael and Noel Turner, Lowmead who won the overall Grand Champion Pen of the Miriam Vale Cattle Show and Sale.

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A quality yarding of 600 head resulted in a strong market at the Miriam Vale annual cattle show and sale.

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A quality yarding of 600 head resulted in a strong market at the Miriam Vale annual cattle show and sale, according to sale agents.

With a large crowd, buyers came from Marlborough, Biloela, Maryborough, Gin Gin, and Monto districts along with strong local support.

Class one’s first place winner were a pen of number six steers exhibited by Balwyn Bay, Shamrock Black Brangus, Bororen that sold for $1140/head. The Bell family, Turkey Station, Bororen was second place with a pen of Charbray-cross steers also making $1140/head. The Mann family also from the Bororen district came in third with good pen of Droughtmaster steers.

Richard Meacle, Landmark Rockhampton Animal Health with Kylie Parker, Bororen, winner of the Champion Pen of Heifers.

Richard Meacle, Landmark Rockhampton Animal Health with Kylie Parker, Bororen, winner of the Champion Pen of Heifers.

In class two, number seven steers saw a very strong class of weaners presented before the judge with Michael and Noel Turner, Lowmead taking out the first place honor with their pen of Brangus-cross weaners. This pen then went on to receive the award for Champion Pen of Steers sponsored by Merial Animal Health. The Turner family had a very successful day when this pen of cattle went on to take out the overall Grand Champion Pen of the Sale sponsored by Rabobank. The steers returned $1000/head for the owners in the sale portion of the event. Second place went to Errol Blows, Ubobo with a good pen of Brangus-cross steers that made $930/head. Third place went to the Turner family with their Brahman-cross steers.

In class three, number six Simmental-cross heifers from Kylie Parker, Bororen won Champion Pen of Heifers, sponsored by Beachport, and topped at $1030/head during the sale. Second was a good pen of Brahman heifers exhibited by Bill and Sue Roffey, Gaeta View, Gin Gin that sold for $990/head. Third place went to the Bell family, Turkey Station, Bororen with a pen of Charbray heifers.

Number seven heifers exhibited by the Mann family, Bororen won class four with a great pen of Droughtmaster heifers that sold for $660/head. Second and third places went to the Turner family, Lowmead with their Brangus and Brahman-cross heifers.

The show sale was judged by Craig Forest of Saxby Feedlot.

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