Despite much needed rainfall across the Darling Downs it slightly held back cattle numbers at this year’s Cooyar Show.
That wasn’t to much of a concern given the good entry numbers in stud cattle classes and especially the Led Steer or Heifer Competition.
In the stud cattle section, Supreme Champion Exhibit of All Breeds at Cooyar Show was awarded to two-year-old Jen-Daview Mr Pinnacle black Limousin bull exhibited by the Evans family, Jen-Daview Limousin Stud, Kingaroy.
“The bull is a product of Canadian embryos we imported back in 2013,” Brent Evans said.
The sire is entered to compete in the Limousin breed at Beef 2018 and, if not sold before, will also be exhibited at Royal Queensland Show in August.
“We plan to collect his semen in the near future and potentially put him to some of our stud heifers,” Mr Evans said.
“Mr Pinnacle has great softness all over with a deep flank plus homogeneous polled and homogeneous black genetics.”
Jen-Daview Mr Pinnacle was also Champion Bull of the Show and Champion Bos-Taurus Bull with Reserve Champion Senior Bos-Taurus Bull awarded to Kildare Redwing South Devon bull exhibited by Rick McDouall, Kildare Grazing Co, Upper Horton.
Junior Champion Bos-Taurus bull was won by Ruby Ridge Marvellous Angus bull exhibited by the Plowman family, Kingaroy.
Grand Champion Bos-Indicus Bull of Cooyar Show was won by by Kurrajong Calibre Brangus bull who also was awarded Junior Champion Bos-Indicus bull.
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Champion Female of the Show went to 20-month-old Sunnyside Park Bella heifer who was PTIC and exhibited by Mark Leicht, Sunnyside Park Brahmans, Goombungee. The Bella heifer also won Senior and Champion Bos-Indicus Female.
Junior Champion Bos-Indicus Female was awarded to Pineview Abbey exhibited by Linet Pincott, Maidenwell.
Senior and Champion Bos-Taurus Female was Waitawhile Lollie Blonde D'aquitaine cow and calf exhibited by the Hess family, Maclagan.
Heavy weight and Champion Led Steer of Cooyar Show was 12-month-old Limousin-cross Dancing with Fire steer, weighting 530kg, who was owned by Joe Tones, Jandowae. Light weight led steer section was won by the Evans family, Kingaroy with their 410kg Limousin-cross steer called Ginger.
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