|CRT FarmFest field days livestock action|
One of the unique attractions offered by CRT FarmFest, Queensland’s biggest rural sales marketing promotion, is FarmFest Livestock.
Co-ordinated by the Kingsthorpe Park Livestock Committee, FarmFest Livestock this year will incorporate four main activities...
Black Toyota Led Steer Competition – judging in five classes commences on Tuesday June 7 with special school and college classes included,
Young Handlers and Young Judges Competition – judging commences Tuesday June 7,
Battle of the Bulls Competition – judging in British, European and Tropical breeds, including light to heavy weight, commences Wednesday June 8,
Fantastic Females Competition – judging in British, European and Tropical breeds, including light to heavy weight, commences Thursday June 9.
Some of the highlights of the Livestock Area include...
The CRT FarmFest Parade featuring all the breeds from the Livestock Area,
the Mason Working Dog demonstrations and
Australian Draught Horses at work, presented by the Australian Draught Horse Stud Book Society (ADHSBS),
When English and Flemmish cart breeds were exported to Australia in the early 1800s, it marked the beginning of draught horses in Australia. Visitors to CRT FarmFest will be able to see the Australian Draught Horse breed presented in ploughing demonstrations by the ADHSBS over the three days of FarmFest.
The Livestock Area will also showcase to visitors a number of exhibitors including a spectrum of breeds during the field days offering daily demonstrations and livestock associated products and services including the Big S Group, Australian Brahman Breeders Association, Belmont Australia, Murray Greys Queensland, Australian Red Poll Cattle Breeders, Queensland Square Meaters Breeders Group, Bazadaise Cross Cattle, Droughtmaster Australia, Federation Limousin & Senepol, Belted Galloways, Red Angus Group, Australian Brangus Cattle Association, Park and Springside Simmentals, Australian Braford Society, Kandanga Valley Stud, South Devon Cattle Society of Australia, Santa Gertrudis Breeders Group, Australian Salers Association, Rodlyn Brahman Stud, Angus Australia Qld State Committee, Queensland Limousin Breeders Society and more.
For the second-time, the Livestock Area will be inviting smaller animals to exhibit including angora goats and alpacas.
For further information about the CRT FarmFest Livestock Area competitions and program, contact Len Barnes on (07) 4698 2103 or Jill Matthews on 07 4697 9594.