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