Angus cross steer wins grand champion at EKKA

Angus-steer-EKKAThe EKKA led steer and carcasecompetition proved fruitful for Angus and Angus influenced exhibits, with the Grand Champion led steer carcase award going to an Angus cross steer exhibited by Tenterfield High School and claiming the Ken Crotty OAM Perpetual Trophy.  

The medium weight Angus cross steer tipped the scales at 436kg, and with a carcase weight of 265kg, had a dressing percentage of 60.8pc and accumulated 98 points for the win.  

The carcase had P8 and rib fat of 8mm and 6mm, an eye muscle area of 97 square centimetres and a pH of 5.63 and was also awarded the Woolworths champion medium weight carcase. 


RESULTS: 

Open Led Steers:   

Champion Lightweight Steer – SB Hayward and A & J Simmons, Angus cross (400kgs) 

Reserve Champion Medium weight Steer – SB Hayward & KL Smith, Angus cross (480kgs).
 


Carcase Competition: 

Reserve Champion Junior Led Heifer Carcase – Dalby State High School – Bunya Campus, Angus influenced   

2ndClass 2B –351kg to 375kg, E Dawson and MP Dawson, Blackhills Pastoral CoAngus Cross

3rdClass 4B – 401kg to 430kg, GA & LJ Ball, Angus  

1stClass 5B – 431kg to 460kg, Tenterfield High School, Angus Cross 

Woolworths Champion      Mediumweight CarcaseTenterfield High SchoolAngus Cross

Meat Standards Australia Eating Quality Award  MediumweightBrad RobinsonAngus   

3rdClass 7B –491kg to 540kgSB Hayward & KL SmithAngus Cross 

Meat Standards Australia Eating Quality Award  HeavyweightSB Hayward & T BazleyAngus Cross  

Elders Led Steer Jackpot Competition On hoof – LIGHTWEIGHTSB Hayward and A & J SimmonsAngus Cross 

Top Image: Reserve Champion Medium weight

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