Australian Lowlines at Beef Australia 2018

Strong showing of Australian Lowlines at Beef 2018

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Australian Lowline grand champion bull Rotherwood Master Maelstrom, held by handler Nikki Williamson, Orange, with judge Renee Rutherford, Rockhampton, and stud owner Vicki Gilbert, Rotherwood, Cann River, Victoria. Photo: Kelly Butterworth

Australian Lowline grand champion bull Rotherwood Master Maelstrom, held by handler Nikki Williamson, Orange, with judge Renee Rutherford, Rockhampton, and stud owner Vicki Gilbert, Rotherwood, Cann River, Victoria. Photo: Kelly Butterworth

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A Victorian beef stud family travelled 28 hours to show cattle at the Australian Lowline ring at Beef Australia 2018. Read on to see if they walked away with the goods.

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THE grand champion ribbons in the Australian Lowline ring went south of the border today to first-time Beef Australia exhibitors.

Vicki Gilbert, Rotherwood Stud, Cann River, Victoria, and her nephew Matt Cooney, Cann Valley Stud, Cann River, took home the grand champion male and female titles respectively.

Judge Renee Rutherford, Redbank, Rockhampton, was impressed with the consistency of the animals on show, and considered them to be a “great representation” of the Australian Lowline breed.

Breed: Australian Lowline

Judge: Renee Rutherford, Rockhampton

No. of exhibits: 59

Calf champion male: Rotherwood Notorious, Rotherwood

Reserve calf champion male: Gigi Nefarious, Gigi Stud

Calf champion female: Lik Lik Necessity, Lik Lik Stud

Reserve calf champion female: Desire Red National Pride, Gigi Stud

Junior champion bull: Rotherwood Master Maelstrom

Reserve junior champion bull: Lik Lik Maximus

Junior champion female: Sunrise Milan, Sunrise Stud

Reserve junior champion female: Sarah Lea Marvelous Creation, Tanview

Senior champion bull: Rotherwood Masterpiece

Reserve senior champion bull: Tanview Master

Senior champion female: Cann Valley Lunar Eclipse

Reserve senior champion female: Dakabin Lucy, Dakabin State High School

Grand champion bull: Rotherwood Master Maelstrom

Grand champion female: Cann Valley Lunar Eclipse

The story Australian Lowlines at Beef Australia 2018 first appeared on Queensland Country Life.

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